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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.  […]


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 […]


 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, […]


A New Book and Paper Arts Studio

by Cory Marie Podielski on January 6, 2014

in Around Campus, Book & Paper Arts, New & Noteworthy

We are excited to announce plans for the addition of a new Book and Paper Arts Studio to the Folk School campus. The new studio space increases the Book and Paper Arts curriculum to 60 classes each year. We will also be able to offer a wider variety of classes expanding to include letterpress. Read the […]


The Folk School is going to be featured on Craft in America’s Holiday episode! It will air on PBS December 20th this year… but you don’t have to wait that long! Join us December 5th at 7:00pm in Keith House Living Room or December 10th at 8:30pm in the Keith House Community room to see […]