Instructors

Barb Casey

Barb Casey As a professional marketing copywriter and oil painter, Barb Casey is a little obsessed with expressing verbs and adjectives in paint.  She applies a similar creative process to both writing and painting:  analyze the subject, define the key message, edit extraneous information – and make the most important thing memorable.  She has lived…

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Bart Dunning

Bart Dunning Bart Dunning has been a woodworking hobbyist since he was in high school.  He has built furniture, rebuilt a couple of wooden boats and has done some 3-D and relief carving.  He has always enjoyed using woodworking hand tools because they are quieter and afford a more intimate sense of the wood being…

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Beth Dooley

Beth Dooley Beth Dooley has covered the local food scene in the Northern Heartland for thirty years. Her writings regularly appear in the Minneapolis Star Tribune and she has appeared on local television and radio. She has written or co-written numerous cookbooks, including ‘Savory Sweet’, ‘The Sioux Chef’s Indigenous Kitchen’ and most recently  ‘Sweet Nature‘.…

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Betsy Nelson

Betsy Nelson Betsy, AKA That Food Girl, Culinary Herbalist, works as a freelance food stylist and recipe developer and in her spare time channels her creativeness into wool felting, gardening, cooking and wood spoon carving. She has always had a crafty side and has been working with fibers for the last 15 years for fun…

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Bill Waddington

Bill Waddington Bill Waddington is the founder of TeaSource and has been in the specialty tea business for 25 years.  Bill has taught more than 1000 classes on tea; everywhere from Beijing to Berlin to Brooklyn Center.   Bill and/or TeaSource have won numerous international awards for the quality of their teas and their outreach/education efforts.

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Bob Grant

Bob Grant Bob Grant is the grandson of Italian immigrant Nicola Morabito [1923-2020], who taught him the art of sausage making. He has made sausage with his own family for the past 10 years. When he is not making sausage, he is eating sausage. Or petting a dog. Or both.

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Bre Marsal

Bre Marsel Bre Marsel is a Registered Dietitian (RD) and Personal Trainer who follows a balanced approach to health with attention to real food, self-love, and positive reinforcement. She received her Bachelors of Science Degree in Nutrition, Dietetics, and Exercise Science from Concordia College in Moorhead, MN. Bre currently works at RedBrick Health in Minneapolis,…

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Brennan Johnson

Brennan Johnson Brennan’s fascination with food culture and history was catalyzed by a trip to Western Europe in 2009 to study communal brick ovens. He began baking bread soon after, baking out of his father’s own brick oven and selling at local farmers markets during his high school summers. He has a degree from Whitman…

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Brian Keogh

Brian Keogh Brian Keogh was first exposed to woodcarving from his dad, Bob Keogh. Funny thing was, Brian had no interest in carving when his dad was alive, but for the past 10 years he has been carving spoons from green birch. Brian enjoys cycling in the summer and nordic skiing and saunas in the…

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Briana Goetzen

Briana Goetzen Briana Goetzen, MA of Orange Spiral Arts is an expressive arts coach, artist, writer, photographer, and teacher. With a background in Elementary Education and Human Development, Briana brings gentleness, a sense of calm, and a never-ending enthusiasm for the arts wherever she goes.  Briana’s art teaching philosophy is “process over product”, and her personal mission is to…

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