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Duluth Folk School Tool Swap Poster
April 20, 2018

Great Twin Ports Tool Swap!

Please join us on Saturday, May 5 for our first annual Great Twin Ports Tool Swap! Bring in your used tools and we will sell them for you! Seller keeps 80% of sale price, and 20% is donated to the Friends of the Duluth Folk School, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. You decide the price. MinimumContinue Reading
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
Nature Journaling with the Duluth Folk School
April 13, 2017

Nature Journaling

In this class, you will get outside and connect with nature through observing and sketching. It’s time to fill up those empty journals and see nature with new eyes! Fully experience the natural world through your senses as we draw and write about plants and animals in the field. You can plan on a morning spent outside connectingContinue 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
Make Rhubarb Wine with the Duluth Folk School
April 8, 2017

Make Rhubarb Wine

So many of us have rhubarb in our yard. It grows fast, and we try to harvest as much as we can, but sometimes it’s just too much! In this class, you’ll learn how to make rhubarb wine from the bounty in your yard! Make wine from the fruit in your yard. Participants will beContinue 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
Rag Rugs with the Duluth Folk School
March 29, 2017

Rag Rug Making

Scandinavian loop weaving is a simple and durable technique that uses no thread or looms, and turns trash into treasure! First you’ll learn how to make the repeating knot on a practice rug, then you’ll get started on your own rug. You won’t finish a rug during the class, but you will get through theContinue Reading


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


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