Author: Cory Marie Podielski

Janet Shepherd & The Dog Branch Cats

Here is a slideshow from Saturday night’s Community Contra and Square Dance! Janet Shepherd & The Dog Branch Cats brought the fun to the Keith House Community Room. (September 1, 2012)

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Nick Cook Demos the Powermatic

Nationally known woodturner and Folk School Instructor, Nick Cook demonstrated the new Powermatic 4224B lathe on July 26th at the Matthews Woodcraft store location. Frank of the Woodworking Adventures Blog wrote a nice story with plenty of photos and videos. Check out the blog about Nick’s demonstration to see the Powermatic in action.

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Current Catalog


Embrace your creative potential, and join us for a life-changing Folk School experience. View the current eCatalog now. You can also search and register for classes here.

Our Top Priority: Health and Safety

As we prepare for 2021 programs, the health and safety of our students, instructors, staff, and community is our top priority. We recognize COVID-19 will likely continue to be a public health concern in 2021, and there is much more to learn about it in the coming months. Read detailed information on safety measures and what you can expect to find at the school on our blog, or on page 9 of the eCatalog.

The Folk School Cookbook

Author Nanette Davidson meticulously collected, curated, and adapted over 200 delicious recipes for The Folk School Cookbook. These include some of the most memorable recipes served family-style in the school’s Dining Hall and at seasonal celebrations over the decades. Bring the Folk School’s culinary traditions into your own kitchen and order your copy today!

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