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Meet Emily Anderson

By MMFS / February 7, 2019

Emily left big city convenience with her husband and son, to find access to the outdoors and a close community.   She and her family love the Marine community and…

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Pssst – Are you Grundtvigian?

By MMFS / February 1, 2019

Those of us in the folk school world hold N.F.S. Grundtvig, a Dane who lived in the 1800’s, in high regard.  Although a bit of a cranky disrupter, he developed…

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Giveaway! Help us get the word out!

By MMFS / February 1, 2019

We’re a young non-profit organization, still trying to get the word out about our traditional arts & crafts school.  We need your help.  THIS IS A GIVEAWAY! There is a free…

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Meet Dan Horan

By MMFS / February 1, 2019

When not on the race course, or running his own business consultancy, or picking up after two small kids, Dan teaches Leatherworking at Marine Mills Folk School and other locations. Dan…

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Antidote for Winter Blues

By MMFS / January 11, 2019

As Midwesterners, we need to be resourceful to fight off the ‘winter blues’. Cold weather, grey skies, and shorter days can all contribute to a general feeling of low energy and…

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Reminder: New Temporary Winter Locations

By MMFS / January 11, 2019

Our beautiful site in Wilder Forest is difficult to access on weekends, due to snow and ice. As a result, we are partnering with two wonderful organizations and will host classes…

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Meet Andy Wallace

By MMFS / January 11, 2019

Meet one of our founding Board members, Andy Wallace, who shares a bit about the skills he brings to our organization, and why he volunteers with the Marine Mills Folk School.…

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Intergenerational Learning

By MMFS / January 3, 2019

A grandmother and grandson working together cutting vegetables. A mother and daughter learning together to knit. In the lead up to this holiday season our class participants were reminded of the joy that…

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Meet our instructor: Kirsten Skoglund

By MMFS / January 3, 2019

What led to your interest in knitting?Initially from my mother, she was a knitter and weaver. As a young person I didn’t want to be like my mother, but I definitely…

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Merry Christmas!

By MMFS / December 25, 2018

Best wishes from all the folks at the Marine Mills Folk School!

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