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Blacksmith Work Week is an annual Folk School tradition bringing 20 professional blacksmiths/instructors from around the country together to volunteer their time for the purposes of 1) beautifying the Folk School campus with functional ironwork; 2) repairing and creating new tools and infrastructure for the Blacksmithing program; and 3) spending a week learning and exchanging […]

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The Annual Easter Egg Hunt at the Folk School this past Saturday was a merry affair. A frisky and frolicking group of young ones with empty baskets in hand congregated with their families at Open House around 1 p.m. Egg hunters waited patiently behind the red tape for the sign to start. When the signal […]

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CP: Welcome back to the Folk School. What’s it like to be back as a second-time host? LD: It has been so incredible to be back in this community. It’s a bit like coming back to folk-craft-musical-dance wonderland. Some of the cast of characters has changed, but the heart of the matter is the same.  […]

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From Garden to Table: Lettuce Eat!

by Cory Marie Podielski on March 11, 2014

in Around Campus, In the Garden, The Dining Hall

  The Folk School’s vegetable garden provides organic, seasonal produce for our Dining Hall and our Cooking Studio. This time of the year, lettuce, kale, mustard greens, and collards transfer from their green house tray location to the earth. Volunteer Coordinator/Gardener Joe Baumgartner and the Work/Study crew have been busy tending to the seed starts […]

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 Now Blooming At JCCFS Lenten Roses are reminding us Spring is on the way! These were blooming outside Pitman Fiber Arts Studio this week! ______________________________________ And Inside The Craft Shop, We’re In Full Bloom With This Week’s NEW Arrivals!  Create your one-of-a-kind Spring arrangement with our assorted, hand-made, shuckery flowers! Choose from dogwoods, daffodils, gladiolus, daisies, […]

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