What’s better than a week at the Folk School? Two weeks, of course. That’s why after teaching the Science of Bread in May I stayed to take Drawing Techniques and Tools with Pebbie Mott and Pam Beagle-Daresta. The first day we learned about the tools we’d be trying: drawing pencils (which range in darkness from […]
Fresh pie cooling on a window sill? Strumming a guitar? Dancing at a Honky-tonk on a Saturday night? Savor these slices of classic American culture with a Folk School class that celebrates our Main Street connection.
I just finished teaching a weekend class on pollinators and gardening at the Folk School. My class was a great group of folks. We learned about seeding starting and growing native milkweeds for monarch eggs and caterpillars, planting flowers, native shrubs and trees for bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds, the challenges of neonicotinoids and herbicides. The […]
Every year, we have a sweet tooth soothing tradition in Emily Buehler’s bread baking class. On Thursday, students team up to make a special recipe: Emily’s Mom’s Sticky Buns. The beginning of the week is spent learning the basics of breads like baguettes, sourdough loaves and whole wheat sandwich bread. By Thursday, students are happy […]
Nostalgic for the carefree days of summer camp? Discover why many of our loyal students lovingly call the Folk School their “summer camp for adults.” Spend your vacation learning new skills, making things, and socializing with new friends. Explore our winding streams and woodland trails, savor delicious Dining Hall meals, and relax on our porches […]