Online: Stone Balancing with Peter Juhl

Online

Peter Juhl The piling of stones has been happening since ancient times, whether for spiritual purposes, identification of burial grounds, navigation, or even because a child and parent are next to a lake.  Stone balancing has been compared to yoga practice, as the mind becomes focused and quiet during the process of balancing the stones.   …

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Online: Thai Cooking Essentials with Sarah Mittelstadt!

Online

  We are excited to begin offering classes in collaboration with the Farm Table Foundation in Amery, Wisconsin.       Discover the essentials for great Thai cooking and flavor! Sarah Mittelstadt, Farm Table’s head chef and restaurant manager, spent six months in Thailand and has a secret specialty: cooking delicious Thai food! In this…

Online: French Wine Tasting

Online

  Pack your virtual bags and travel to France with sommelier Lisa Priest! Sip along as we taste and learn our way through the world’s most important wine-producing country. With its rich history, we will begin by covering the top eight regions of France and explore what makes them so unique. We will also learn…

Online: Scandinavian Fabric Stenciling

Online

Interested in Scandinavian design? How about learning the art of fabric stenciling with textile artist Kirsten Aune? Taking inspiration from Kirsten’s colorful, bold patterns and modern Scandinavian design, students will create their own designs for use on a simple project such as a pillow or small purse.   From cutting stencils to finishing projects with hand…

Online: Creating & Improving Cell Phone Videos – Part 2 Editing

Online

This class is designed for beginner cell phone filmmakers. Learn simple techniques to improve the quality of your cell phone video editing. These days, creating a lasting memory can be as easy as pulling a cell phone out of your pocket. Using the video recording function on your cell phones, it has never been easier…

Online: Needle Felt a Santa

Online

Needle felting is fun!  Learn to transform hand-dyed wool from the instructor’s flock of sheep into your very own adorable Santa, just in time for Christmas.  We will mail you the materials ahead of time, then Laura will take you step-by-step through the process via Zoom.  No previous experience is necessary.  The materials kit comes…

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Online: Saami-Inspired Bracelet Making

Online

The cost of the class materials are included in the class cost. Want to try a colorful variation of a Saami Inspired bracelet? Christmas is coming......make a beautiful, unique gift for someone special!  Or, have you started a bracelet and haven't taken the time to sew your braid to the usual strip of reindeer hide?…

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Online: Bees! Sustainable Beekeeping 101

Online

  We are excited to begin offering classes in collaboration with the Farm Table Foundation in Amery, Wisconsin. Learn the basics of bee biology, what it means to be a sustainable beekeeper, and what it takes to get started as a  beekeeper. Learn the basics of bee biology, what it means to be a sustainable…

Online: Finding and Using your Voice – A Writing Workshop!

Online

“We tell ourselves stories in order to live.”   --Joan Didion We need to be writing! We’re living through an unprecedented time in our world, in our country, in our states, in our towns, in our homes. Let’s heed our need for communication and connection and meet together to talk virtually about what we need…

Online: Beginning Crop Art

Online

Is Crop Art the first exhibit you race to at the Minnesota State Fair every year?  If you do then 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’…

Online: Leather Kit Workshop

Online

This class takes place over two sessions.  One will be on Thursday, November 19 and the other will be Thursday, December 3, 2020. Come join our master leather-maker, Dan Horan of Merchant Leather, as you make the perfect gift for a loved one or a little something for yourself. You can choose the project and…

Online: Grow your own Microgreens all year long!

Online

Enjoy hands-on learning and gain the confidence to grow your own food (even in small indoor spaces). This online class will include discussion and demonstrations of the planting techniques, plus there will be time to do planting at home and get answers to all your questions.  You will then have the satisfaction of harvesting your…

Online: Make your own Balsam Wreath

Online

Nothing says the holidays quite like the sight and smell of a fresh balsam wreath on your front door!   Learn how to sustainably harvest balsam boughs from the forest, make your own wire base, and create a beautiful, unique wreath that is ready to hang and enjoy. A variety of decorative accent options will…

Online: Chip Carving for Beginners

Online

Chip carving is a very old craft practiced in many cultures.  This is an art-form that almost anyone can practice. The finished pieces often look very complicated and beautiful.  The patterns we typically see are based on Northern European traditions.  Chip carving just requires patience and a strong, steady hand.  It consists of a set…