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Archive – 2015

Mother and Daughter Take the Hard Out of Hardanger

December 1, 2015
by North House Folk School
While prepping for a summery pizza bake, I recognized a new student and quickly discovered she was…
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Harvesting a Tree to Weave into a Backpack

December 1, 2015
by North House Folk School
Another batch of Black Ash Pack Basket makers hatched this summer, thanks to Instructor Ian Andrus. A…
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An Internship Ends

November 24, 2015
by North House Folk School
If if weren't for the changing day length, I might never have noticed that my time at…
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Living in the World, With the World

October 29, 2015
by North House Folk School
Trudging a river with food and tent in tow. If you had driven from Minneapolis to Duluth…
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Crafting in the Woods: Bushcraft Courses

October 29, 2015
by North House Folk School
Whether you are an avid Boundary Water wilderness tripper, a weekend warrior car camper, or a steadfast…
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A Modern Day Old-Fashioned Log Cabin

October 25, 2015
by North House Folk School
At North House, I frequently have the experience of being inspired. I strike up a conversation with…
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New Horizons in Baking: Sprouted Grain Flours

October 5, 2015
by North House Folk School
Bread baker extraordinaire and North House instructor Amy James is always on the lookout for new horizons…
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Eating Nose to Tail: Going Whole Hog in Butchery

October 5, 2015
by North House Folk School
To take a foods class with Eric Edgin is to be fully immersed in a subject, whether…
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Everyday Sloyd: Make Home Items by Hand

September 26, 2015
by North House Folk School
Spreaders, cooking and eating chopsticks, "BWCA chopsticks" (chopstick/stirrer/spreader). What's Slöjd? Find out in two brand new courses:…
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A Man and His Craft: Woodworking Over Age 100

September 26, 2015
by North House Folk School
Art shaping his box elder birthday bowl. Art started out looking at a huge piece of a…
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