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

Online: You Are What You Eat: Storytelling through Food Wrap Up Session

Online

NOTE: This class is the fifth session of the  five-part series called You Are What You Eat: Storytelling through Food. Each session is listed separately on our website.  We encourage you to take just one, two...or all five. Session Five: April 20, 6:30-8 PM: Our three instructors—Lachelle, Suan, and Jenny — come back together in…

$17

Online: Knife Skills – Basics to Beyond

Online

Spend an evening with Chef Michael Willenbring of Manger restaurant!  We’re thrilled Michael was able to ‘carve out’ some time for us, sharing his skills and stories of how to, and how not to, correctly use knives in the kitchen.   Michael will start with basic knife skills such as dicing and julienning vegetables, mincing garlic…

$37.00
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Online: Digital Photography for Students Aged 9 +

Online

Please note this is a 3 session class for one price!  Saturday, April 24, Saturday May 1 and Saturday May 8, 2021   A picture is worth a thousand words!  This class will empower students to capture images that express themselves in relation to the world around them. Students will be introduced to technical and…

$40

Online: Virtual Biking Tour – Croatia

Online

This is a 3 session event, led by Chris Coleman.  See below for more details. Marine Mills Folk School is again partnering on a virtual tour, this time a bike tour across the Istrian Peninsula in Croatia! Chris Coleman, local yoga teacher and long time travel guide in Rick Steve’s Travel, is offering Marine Mills…

$75.00
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Online: Nature Printed Fabric Books with Emma Freeman

Online

***In this two session class, learn how to create hand stitched fabric books printed with real leaves, flowers and feathers. You will explore simple printmaking and slow stitching techniques to make beautiful books that celebrate the natural world.  We think you'll find the process of using items from nature combined with the stitching and book…

$60.00

Online: Summer salads with a zing!

Online

Salads don't have to be boring!  Join Chef Maggie and learn how to create delicious and exciting summer salads. In this class you will learn the elements of composing a great salad, how to whip up homemade dressings and how to use herbs to amp up flavor.  Participants will also receive an ebook with 10…

$30.00

Online: Virtual Walking Tour: Madrid and Don Quijote

Online

This is a 3 session event, led by Chris Coleman.  See below for more details. Join Marine Mills Folk School on another virtual tour with our partner Chris Coleman and Chocolate Suitcase, this time in and around Madrid! Chris Coleman, local yoga teacher and long time travel guide in Rick Steves' Travel, is offering Marine…

$75.00

Online: Paj Ntaub – Introduction to Traditional Hmong Embroidery

Online

  Minnesotan author Kao Kalia Yang’s book ‘The Latehomecomer’ has been chosen as one of the national NEA Big Read recommended books this year!  ArtReach and other local organizations are offering a series of events as part of the Big Read program of the St. Croix Valley.  Marine Mills Folk School is excited to work…

$59

In-Person/Outside: Finding Good Health Solutions in the Woods – Herbal Remedies – June 12

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

Join local herbalist Heather Mashuga on a leisurely walk through the woods, noticing and admiring the multitudes of wildflowers and plants.  Discover how to learn to use these plant allies to provide nourishment and healing.   Herbal medicine focuses on herbs to prevent and treat illness and promote health and has been used for centuries by…

$55.00

In-Person/Outside: Basketweaving for Beginners

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

Basket weaving is one of the widest-spread crafts in the history of any human civilization, although it is hard to say just how old the craft is, because natural materials like wood and grass decay naturally and constantly. Much of the history of basket making has been lost and is simply speculated upon.  The oldest…

$95.00

In-person/Outside: Traditional Scandinavian Spoon Carving

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

This is an introductory spoon carving class.  We will start with an overview of traditional knife grips and carving techniques.  After applying those skills on practice sticks, students will begin carving a medium-sized serving or cooking spoon.  With Michele and Erik providing support and expert guidance, the goal of the class is for each student…

$85.00
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Online: Make a Textile Collage with Emma Freeman

Online

Don’t miss out on taking a class by our fantastic instructor, Emma Freeman. Emma offers her students so much more than instruction: confidence that anyone can be an artist! In this two session class over two weeks, (June 9 and June 16th), explore how to create collages out of textiles. We will play with a…

$50.00
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Fabric Meditation Books with Emma Freeman (online)

Online

We are just delighted to offer another class by one of our favorite instructors, Emma Freeman. Emma is skilled at teaching and honoring her students’ work. In this two session class over two weeks, (June 15 and June 22), you will learn how to create fabric books out of repurposed textiles like curtains, napkins, dish…

$50.00
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Build a Wooden Paddle (In-Person)

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

Paddle Making is Back!! If you have not been able to take this class yet – now is your chance!  Limited space available! Build your own bent shaft canoe paddle. Students will learn about wood selection and grains, use of hand tools and skill saw, paddle design and considerations, and paddle sizing.  Each student will…

$175.00

Beginning Basket Weaving – Weave a Bike Basket! (In-Person)

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

  How about weaving your very own bike basket? Here's a fun class to learn all the basic basket-making techniques using reed.  In this class, you will make your very own Bike Basket. This includes how to lay out the base of the basket, shape the sides and create a very sturdy rim. Complete with…

$90.00

Shibori Indigo Dye Class (In-Person)

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

One of the earliest written descriptions of shibori dates to 238 CE! Shibori is an ancient Japanese dyeing technique that involves folding, twisting or bunching cloth and then binding it to create incredible patterns. The dyeing process is quite playful and the end result is undeniably stylish. We love how each dyed item is unique,…

$65

Beginning (or Otherwise) Loom Weaving (In-Person)

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

  Whether you are a beginner or experienced weaver, you will enjoy learning how to weave on the versatile Schacht “Cricket” Rigid Heddle Loom. You will complete a table runner or set of coasters, learning how to create patterns using color, fiber texture and a few simple techniques.  We may even find some truly natural…

$75.00

Sew Your Own Leather Market Tote Class (In-Person)

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

In this class, we will learn the basic skills of leather working while sewing a classic 100% leather tote bag. Learn about cutting leather, preparing it for stitching, saddle-stitching and riveting handles. Leave with a beautiful Market Tote of your very own and the skills to do countless leather working projects for a lifetime! Tote measures approximately…

$200.00
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Impressionist Landscape Painting with Emily Anderson! (Online)

Online

This is a 2 session class.  Saturday, July 17 and Saturday, July 24. We're excited to welcome back Emily Anderson, who has agreed to do another painting class.  Be sure to register soon, as we expect this class to sell out .....  Do you wish you could sit down and paint a beautiful scene, but…

$75.00