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Healthy Self-Reliance: Forage and Cook Your Food

May 30 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
$609 tickets left

An interest in healthy eating and cooking for her young family led Tanna Worrell to search out information about foraging and natural foods.  Her thorough knowledge and passion to teach  others about foraging is reflected in the glowing reports from her previous class participants.  We’re pleased to welcome her back this summer. Join Tanna during…

Intro to Tai Chi

May 31 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Tai Chi is a meditative moving practice that has been gaining popularity in recent years with many studies tying this practice to improved health, wellness as well as longevity. Evidence-based studies have shown that the health and wellness benefits of Tai Chi practice may include increased bone density, lowered blood pressure, increased physical strength and…

I Need to Write! – A Writing Workshop

June 6 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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“Find out the reason that commands you to write.”   –Rainer Maria Rilke “There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.”  — Maya Angelou “…figure out what you have to say…”  — Barbara Kingsolver “We tell ourselves stories in order to live.”   –Joan Didion Need to write?  To share ideas…

Block Printing on Fabric

June 6 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One of the oldest forms of art, block printing is both historical and accessible, as it involves simply carving an image on  linoleum blocks and using permanent fabric inks to print the designs on fabric. Join Karen Rognsvoog, experienced folk school teacher, for an introduction to block printing on fabric.  Learn how to carve your…

Make Your Own Herbal Medicines

June 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Learn about the beneficial plants growing in our own backyards!  There are many useful medicinal herbs:  Dandelions, Creeping Charlie, Plantain broadleaf and violets, to name a few, that volunteer themselves in our yards and gardens and hold a bounty of nutrients as well as therapeutic qualities. We will learn to make a few simple preparations…

Healthy Self-Reliance: Forage and Cook Your Food

June 27 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
$6010 tickets left

An interest in healthy eating and cooking for her young family led Tanna Worrell to search out information about foraging and natural foods.  Her thorough knowledge and passion to teach  others about foraging is reflected in the glowing reports from her previous class participants.  We’re pleased to welcome her back this summer. Join Tanna during…

Classes Cancelled Through June 30

June 30 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

MMFS is committed to providing a safe and supportive experience for all our students, instructors, and volunteers.  We are monitoring the COVID-19 situation closely and following recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Minnesota Department of Health.  All classes have been cancelled through June 30, 2020.  At that time we will reassess…

Healthy Self-Reliance: Forage and Cook Your Food

July 18 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
$6010 tickets left

An interest in healthy eating and cooking for her young family led Tanna Worrell to search out information about foraging and natural foods.  Her thorough knowledge and passion to teach  others about foraging is reflected in the glowing reports from her previous class participants.  We’re pleased to welcome her back this summer. Join Tanna during…

Beginning Crop Art

July 25 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
$603 tickets left

Is Crop Art the first exhibit you race to at the Minnesota State Fair every year?  This is the class for you!  Typically incorporating a variety of seeds, grains and other natural materials, crop art has been described as the ‘collision of art and agriculture’.  Is crop art ‘kitsch’ or ‘art’ or somewhere in between? …

Foraging Field Trip!

August 15 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
$6010 tickets left

Walk in the woods with the Friendly Forager!  Tanna  Worrell is the Friendly Forager, and she is inviting all those interested to join her for a walk in her family’s woods, foraging for natural foods.  Tanna and her family have been foraging their property for over twenty years, so she knows just where to go…

We're always looking for new classes to offer at Marine Mills Folk School. If you have a specific course you'd like to see, or if you'd like to facilitate a class at the school, please apply to become an instructor, or email info@MarineMillsFolkSchool.org

"We are born makers.  We move what we're learning from our heads to our hearts through our hands."

- Brene Brown