Rose Sawyer


Rose Sawyer Rose has been cooking and baking almost since the day she was born! She has worked in both professional kitchens and bakeries. She is an avid gardener and loves vegetables.

Be Your Best Self!


It may be the International Day for Achievers but you don’t need to feel pressured by us to be anything except your best self! When you take one of our hands-on traditional skills classes, you’ll gain confidence in your abilities — and create something that makes you proud. So, what’s coming up? Fermenting and Making a Glove Basket are this Saturday,…

Crochet: The Ultimate Market Bag Virtual


Over the course of two Saturdays, you’ll learn new crochet skills such as the magic loop method and filet crochet, and come away with the perfect market bag! Join instructor Connie Lee virtually on Saturday, April 2 & 9 to make this treasured and useful keepsake. Learn more and register. This class requires experience with single and…

Writing Workshop: Voices of Spring In-Person


Author and educator Marge Barrett leads this writing workshop in celebration of spring. Join others in reading from mentor writers, discussing voices, and working on your own pieces in small and large groups. No experience necessary for this in-person class on Saturday, April 9. Register now — this class sells out fast!



This St. Patrick’s Day we wish you the traditional luck o’ the Irish, no matter what your family traditions.  At MMFS we know we’re lucky to be located in such a beautiful place near the St. Croix River where the natural beauty has inspired artists for generations.  Did you know that in less than an…

What Happened Last Weekend!


Barn/Hex Sign Class!  Aren’t they spectacular! Ukrainian Egg Painting Class!  Wow! The finished pieces from the Weaving Class!  Everyone is so talented!

Make a Glove Basket! In-Person


Join in the fun with Kirsten and make this Glove Basket to collect your winter mittens or gardening gloves!  This is a beginner basket making class and is just the right size to learn and do and go home with the basket complete!

Awaken Your Creativity


Can you feel the coming spring? Signs are everywhere, from the rapid snow melt to Daylight Savings Time on March 13 (set those clocks ahead one hour!). We’re feeling the creative juices flowing as well and are excited to welcome you to an upcoming class. It’s easier than you think to make your own maple syrup, crochet granny squares, and ferment your own foods.…

Featured Class: Intergenerational Ukrainian Egg Decorating In-Person


Instructor Laurelei Creuzer will share the history and traditions of “Pysanky” (Ukrainian Easter eggs) as she guides you through the process of waxing and creating Ukrainian eggs. This is an intergenerational class, free for students aged 12-17 when accompanied by a registered adult! Don’t miss this class on Saturday, March 12. We are holding the Ukrainian people in our hearts! …

Build a Wooden Paddle     In-Person


Eager to put paddle to water? Spend the time until ice-out building your own bent-shaft canoe paddle! In this 9-hour class (spread out over 3 days), you’ll learn about wood selection and grains, use of hand tools and skill saw, paddle design and considerations, and paddle sizing. By the end of the class, you will leave…