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Weavers’ Work Week

by Cory Marie Podielski on October 16, 2018

in Fiber Arts, Interview, New & Noteworthy, The Dining Hall, Weaving

In our recent letter from Folk School Director Jerry Jackson, Weavers’ Work Week was featured in Janet Davis’ story (if you missed it, read the letter online here). I thought this would be a great time to talk to Pam Howard, the Folk School’s Resident Weaver, about this special week. Weavers’ Work Week is an […]

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When Janet Davis recently volunteered for Weavers’ Work Week, it was just her second visit to campus since her beloved husband, Jim, passed away in November 2017. Much of her first visit in February, only three months after Jim’s funeral, “was taken up with just holding myself together.” Though it was an emotional time, Janet […]

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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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Congratulations to Christine Gilbert, a much loved Folk School Dining Hall Chef for 28 years. Here’s Christine and Tim Ryan at Christine’s retirement party on Friday. There were lots of people vying for a photo with the fabulous Christine. Christine has not only cooked delicious meals at the Dining Hall, but is also a Brasstown […]

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March in the Folk School Garden

by Cory Marie Podielski on March 7, 2013

in Around Campus, In the Garden, The Dining Hall

This time of the year, Folk School Garden seed starts are waiting to go from their green house tray location to the earth. The Work/Study crews have been busy tending to the seed starts and prepping beds since January. Greens have been steadily harvested all winter. Spring vegetables are started and many transplants are in the […]

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