Herbal Remedies for Good Health

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 diverse…

$45

Wild Edible & Medicinal Plants: An Introduction to Foraging

Have you ever thought about foraging in nearby woods, fields, or trails, but haven’t had the knowledge or confidence to do so on your own?  Tanna Worrell, the Friendly Forager,  is based locally and has been sharing her enthusiasm for, and knowledge of, foraging for many years.  Join Tanna as the growing season begins in…

$80

1-Year Anniversary Celebration – Community picnic/Open House

Marine Mills Folk School is 1 year old and we're throwing a party for the entire community!  Please join us for a day of celebration! All are invited to stop in and visit!  Meet a few of our instructors, see class demos and tour our new location at Marine Elementary School. Families are encouraged to…

Build a Wooden Paddle

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 leave with a completed bent shaft paddle ready for varnishing.     This class will take place over 3 days for a total…

$125

Build a Wooden Paddle

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 leave with a completed bent shaft paddle ready for varnishing. This class will take place over 3 days for a total of 9…

$125

Build a Wooden Paddle

What a fabulous gift for someone (our yourself) this holiday season!  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 leave with a completed bent shaft paddle ready for varnishing. This class…

$125

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

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

Classes Cancelled Through July 31

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 July 31, 2020.  At that time we will reassess…

Foraging Field Trip!

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…

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Healthy Self-Reliance: Forage and Cook Your Food

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…

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