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Reduce Stress, Improve Creativity

07/11/2019

What’s between a vacation and a stay-cation?  A wegay-tion:WeekEnd Get AwaY Vacation! Ok, so it doesn’t rhyme as well but you get the concept – low bother, lower budget, and less time investment,…

Featured Class – Deadline July 12

07/11/2019

Thought about fly fishing but didn’t think you had the patience to learn, or were turned off by the emphasis on using just the right fly and gear? Give Tenkara…

Meet An Instructor: Diane Gamm

07/11/2019

Early in her career Diane worked for the Wilder Foundation at Wilder Forest, teaching team building and crafts to kids and nonprofit organization adult staff, which turned out to be…

Ask Ms. Makers

07/11/2019

Got a tough question about crafting or other life issues? Ms. Makers will do her best to provide timely and helpful advice, send in your questions today!  DEAR MS. MAKERS:…

9 Out Of 10 Doctors Recommend: Go Outside!

06/27/2019

There is growing evidence that the benefits of spending time in nature include stress-relief and improved physiological health such as lowered blood pressure. Those of us lucky enough to have spent time…

Thank You to The Whitson Fund

06/27/2019

Marine Mills Folk School recently received a grant from the Whitson Fund of the St. Paul Foundation, to help provide scholarships toward class attendance. We are thankful for the generosity…

Meet an Instructor: Cindy Ruprecht

06/27/2019

Cindy Ruprecht has always loved gardening and a simpler life, raising her children on a rustic farm with few modern conveniences. Practical and willing to dig in and figure things…

New Folk School Student!

06/27/2019

This new neighbor is interested in Beekeeping and Homemade Preserves & Jams. Be sure to tell your neighbors and friends about the great classes at Marine Mills Folk School! And…

Simple Rhubarb Cake

06/27/2019

It’s almost time to say good-bye to home-grown rhubarb until next year…but not too late to try this recipe. Thanks to North Wild Kitchen for this Norwegian rhubarb cake recipe. 5…

Why Work to Preserve Traditional Skills?

06/13/2019

Why work to preserve traditional skills and crafts? Part of any folk school’s existence is tied to preserving and promoting traditional skills. Why not teach classes on database management or…