Dovetail Cafe Logo
February 9, 2018

Wanted: Dovetail Cafe Manager

The Duluth Folk School is hiring a Café Manager to open and operate the new Dovetail Café & Marketplace! The Duluth Folk School is a vibrant and welcoming place where we teach people traditional skills, help develop community, and have fun! The Dovetail Café & Marketplace is an essential component of the Duluth Folk School,Continue Reading
Making a Mess at the Duluth Folk School!
May 18, 2017

The Duluth Folk School Has a Home!

It’s been a long time coming, but it’s official as of 4pm today: We have a home!! Our address is 1917 W. Superior St, and for now, we’ll be making a mess as we get things ready for REALLY being open. If you happen to be in the neighborhood, and if we’re around, we’d loveContinue Reading
Lucie Amundsen with Chicken
April 15, 2017

Backyard Chickens for Beginners

Backyard Chickens for Beginners is a class that’ll give you a poultry primer. You’ll learn the keys for a successful launch of your own adventure into backyard chickens. Learn how to successfully brood chicks, what to consider when building or buying a coop, and tips on flock harmony. During class, you will be engaged inContinue Reading
Northern Wilds Magazine
April 9, 2017

Duluth Folk School Story in Northern Wilds

We’d like to extend a big thanks to Duluth author, Eric Chandler, who sat down with one of the Duluth Folk School founders, Bryan French, recently. We have been truly humbled by all the support and encouragement our friends and neighbors have provided, as we work to build the Duluth Folk School into something theContinue Reading
April 7, 2017

Make It Minnesota Contest Results!

We had such a great time partnering with the folks at Make It Minnesota magazine! In case you hadn’t heard, Make It MN contacted us to see if we’d be interested in joining them for an Instagram contest. We gave people a couple weeks to post photos of the things that we are all drivenContinue Reading
February 24, 2017

Sheep Shearing Field Trip

Would you like to join us for a great opportunity to witness a sheep shearing by a professional shearer, get a tour of a working wool and chicken farm, and finish the day with a fun, family-style potluck? Then this class is for you! We will be visiting the Whippoorwill Farm in Iron River, WisconsinContinue Reading
February 16, 2017

New Ad in Make It Minnesota

We were contacted a while back by Make It Minnesota, who wanted to see what sort of collaboration we might be able to work out. We have some fun things in the pipeline, but we sure were surprised and delighted when they suddenly had some ad space open up in the current issue, and wantedContinue Reading
January 26, 2017

March Can Be Cold – Knit a Hat!

In this class you will develop and improve your knitting skills, including the rib and stockinette stitches. You’ll also learn how to decrease stitches, and you’ll be able to take your completed hat (or nearly completed hat) home with you! Speed and ambitiousness of the knitter will determine how complete the hat is (and howContinue Reading
December 30, 2016

Canoe Pack Making with Frost River is Sold Out!

Our ‘Build Your Own Portage Pack,’ with our presenting partner Frost River, is now sold out! Although the class is full, you can get on the waiting list by emailing us at with your name and contact info. Thanks for supporting the Duluth Folk School!


Duluth Folk School
1917 W Superior St
Duluth, MN 55806
(218) 481-7888


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