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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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Gift cards now available!

By MMFS / December 11, 2018

Just in time for the holiday season, Marine Mills Folk School now sells gift cards! Gift cards can be used to purchase tickets to any of our classes. You can…

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Announcing new temporary Winter locations

By MMFS / December 10, 2018

Our beautiful site in Wilder Forest is difficult to access on weekends, due to snow and ice.  As a result, we’re pleased to announce two new partnerships where our classes…

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Volunteer!

By MMFS / December 10, 2018

We couldn’t build our new folk school without help from volunteers.  The good news is your ‘investment’ of time and talent will bring you new friends, loads of fun, and…

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Lebkuchens Recipe

By MMFS / December 2, 2018

Here’s a family recipe for Lebkuchens, a German holiday season cookie from our Board member Cathy Wegener.  She says they make their cookies over Thanksgiving weekend and then cure with…

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Why a folk school? Why here? Why now?

By MMFS / December 1, 2018

In 2017, Marine on St. Croix lost its elementary school, the center of our village for over 165 years. Generations of visitors have loved the serenity, beauty and recreational opportunities…

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Upcoming Classes: December 2018

By MMFS / December 1, 2018

Upcoming Classes:  December 1 Natural Dyeing Beginning Felting: Creating Wool Art December 8  Intergenerational: Learn to Knit Beginning Spinning December 11  Nutrition: Health Through the Holidays December 15 Intergenerational: Cookin’…

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New Marine on St. Croix folk school teaches long-lost crafts, builds community

By MMFS / November 24, 2018

We were recently featured in the St. Paul Pioneer Press. Read about us here.

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