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The Last Thing – Maple Syrup

By MMFS / February 27, 2020

Beth Dooley taught a December class at Marine Mills Folk School that focused on using recipes that used nature’s natural sweeteners, including maple syrup. We look forward to welcoming Beth back for future classes. In the meantime, you can find more recipes in her cookbook Sweet Nature. Maple Ginger Frango   — Beth Dooley(as featured in the Minneapolis…

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Engaging Classes

By MMFS / February 20, 2020

Photo Credit: Chuck Roelofs Engage your brain and hands, meet new friends, and enjoy some time in the magical St. Croix River Valley! Minnesota’s winter months are beautiful – come take a class then find a fun local place to have lunch or a hot chocolate, and remind yourself why you choose to live in…

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Featured Class – Sourdough: From Start to Finish

By MMFS / February 20, 2020

Just what you’ve been asking for! Learn all the secrets of sourdough bread making! This 2 day class begins on Friday, April 3 where students will get a sneak preview plus start the fermenting process. On Saturday, April 4 master breadmakers Bryce Johnson and Ross Safford will guide you through the steps of making bread…

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Don’t Miss This! Writer’s Workshop with Marge Barrett

By MMFS / February 20, 2020

We’re so darned excited to welcome back Marge Barrett for another in her series of Writer’s Workshops. This time it’s ‘Telling the Story’ on April 4, where she’ll be focusing on storytelling across all genres (fiction, nonfiction, poetry). Marge will combine reading and discussion of stories from master storytellers to writing exercises where you’ll work on the…

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Announcing our Valentine’s Day and Presidents’ Day Extravaganza!

By MMFS / February 13, 2020

We’re pretty sure you’ve been inundated with advertising suggestions to buy your sweetie some jewelry or a car or a mattress.  We’re also pretty sure you’ve been inundated with advertising suggestions to honor Presidents Washington and Lincoln by buying some jewelery or a car or a mattress. We’re not doing that.  Of course take advantage…

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Thank You Mr. Wegener!

By MMFS / February 13, 2020

If you get the chance, stop by and see the new photos we’ve recently installed in our gallery (often known as a hallway). They are thanks to Carl Wegener, our digital photography instructor who chose some of his beautiful photographs (plus a few others) to display the magic that goes on at Marine Mills Folk…

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Seeking Donations

By MMFS / February 13, 2020

We’re creating a new learning space, our Fiber Lab! We’re hoping you might help us with some donations of gently used, fully working equipment. Contact us at info@marinemillsfolkschool.org: 2 Sewing Machines — less than 20 years old, in good working order with all the necessary cords, presser feet, bobbin case and hopefully carrying case for storage.…

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New Class Just Added!

By MMFS / February 13, 2020

Growing a Regenerative Dye GardenIt’s never too early to begin dreaming of gardening. Join Maddy Bartsch on March 21 as she leads you through the basics of how to grow, harvest and use dye plants. More importantly, she’ll share the regenerative practices that will help you and your garden feel and be renewed. Participants will…

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A Valentine’s Day Poem

By MMFS / February 13, 2020

Love       —– by Francesco Marciuliana True unbridled love Is looking at what I just did on the sidewalk And then picking it up In a bag I can only imagine As a treasured keepsake Wow, the collection You must have by now. (photo credit, Jamie Street on Unsplash.com)

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Crochet Class Cancelled This Morning

By MMFS / February 9, 2020

Beginning Crochet has been cancelled today, Sunday, February 9, due to heavy snowfall. Paddle Making will begin at 11 and Rosemaling will begin at 1 this afternoon, they are not cancelled. Any questions, please email info@marinemillsfolkschool.org

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