Beekeeping made easy!

Tom Minser, owner of Nature’s Nectar is here to help you get started in Beekeeping.  You do not need to have prior beekeeping experience.  This class will tell you what items you will need to start beekeeping and strategies for keeping your bees healthy and successful. We will cover: Purchasing equipment and bees Hiving packages…

$40.00

Garden all year long!

Growing sprouts or pea shoots is a very old tradition. Did you know that you can grow fresh salad greens year-round in modern homes with no lights, no greenhouse, and little more than a cupboard and a windowsill? Lee Olson will teach you how to grow microgreens in soil and you'll go home with 5…

$20.00

See New Online Classes! In-Person Classes Suspended thru 12/31

We miss you!  We've recently begun to offer online classes with your favorite artist-instructors as well as some other instructors who we have reached out to, to join this effort.  Please review our 'Upcoming Classes' page to find a class and join us, virtually. MMFS is committed to providing a safe environment for learning, 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…

$47.00

Online: Beyond the Basics of Growing Microgreens

Online

With this online class Amanda will build upon your existing knowledge, gained in her previous class or from your own personal experience, to go beyond the basics of growing Microgreens.  Let's dig in! Amanda will discuss and provide demonstrations of growing in a variety of types and sizes of containers, watering techniques, options for adding…

$47.00

Online: Sowing Seeds Outdoors in the Winter!

Online

Michelle Riedel is a Washington County Master Gardener and has taught gardening classes to the community for the past 20 years.  In this class, Michelle with share her knowledge and experience sowing seeds outdoors in the winter. According to Michelle, “Outside gardening doesn’t have to stop during the long winter months. Sowing seeds outdoors in…

$27.00

Online: Container Gardening for Everyone!

Online

If you want to learn how to create beautiful, healthy, and colorful container gardens, this discussion class is for you!   Professional photographer and gardener, Michelle Mero Riedel, will help you discover fast growing, vigorous, nursery-quality plants with season long color.  She'll intersperse her discussions with image after image of beautiful combinations that are easily created.…

$27.00

FREE! Welcome Back Extravaganza & Third Birthday Celebration! October 2, 2021

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street, Marine on St. Croix, MN

Our Welcome Back Extravaganza starts at 10:00 am and will wrap up at 2pm and everyone is invited! Join us to celebrate Marine Mills Folk School and more!  It’s our third birthday and we’re returning to a full schedule – so we’re throwing a free party: Artist Marketplace – a mini-art fair with demos and…

Free

Make your own Wreath with Hallie Chasensky – Session Two

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street, Marine on St. Croix, MN

Come make your own foraged and farmed evergreen wreath with Hallie Chasensky, owner of Miminka, a local flower farm located in Saint Croix Falls. In this class you’ll be shown which trees and varieties make the best and longest lasting wreaths. All the foliage will be provided and a variety of dried floral will be available…

$50.00