Introduction to Homebrewing

Our latest class is open for registration: Introduction to Homebrewing! This class will teach you everything you need to know to brew 5 gallons of your own beer at home! You will learn about all the necessary equipment, ingredients, and learn the entire process, from start through bottling. You will…

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Timber Framed Sawhorses

Learn timber framing techniques with the Duluth Folk School, while you build a sturdy white pine sawhorse. This type of timber framing comes from the German tradition, where a full scale layout is drawn up, which serves to mark timbers for compound angles. The beauty is that all the measurements…

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Rug Making with the Duluth Folk School

Would you like to learn rug making with the Duluth Folk School? Then you’re in luck! We have a new class open for registration – Rag Rug Making! Scandinavian loop weaving is a simple and durable technique that uses no thread or looms, and turns trash into treasure! Bring old…

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Catching the Buzz: Beekeeping for Beginners

In ‘Catching the Buzz: Beekeeping for Beginners,’ you will learn what is required (time, effort, cost) to manage honeybees in northern Minnesota. You’ll also learn basic beekeeping skills, hive placement, different types of honey bees, what tools to use, and personal protection options. You will also assemble your own Langsroth…

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Shape Note Singing

Shape note music is authentic American Roots music with its origins in New England in the mid-1700s. It’s called “shape note” because the note heads are different shapes, an innovation intended to help unschooled singers read the music more easily. This style of singing has a very distinctive old-timey sound,…

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