Aug 11 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm Driftless Folk School Campus
REGISTER HERE// Instructor: John Delaney //Native tall-grass prairie was once very common in SW Wisconsin, but today very little of the prairie remains. Restoring tall-grass prairie has great potential to benefit wildlife, especially our hundreds[...]
Aug 11 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm Driftless Folk School Campus
REGISTER HERE  //  Instructor: Linda Conroy  //  Join veteran herbalist Linda Conroy for this fun and inspiring day. We will learn to identify plants around us that can help promote health and build resiliency. We[...]
Aug 12 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm Driftless Folk School Campus
REGISTER HERE  //  Instructor: Linda Conroy  //  Join veteran herbalist Linda Conroy for this fun, hands-on day of plant medicine. Learn to work with the plants that grow around us, first learning about their healing[...]
Aug 18 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
REGISTER HERE  //  Instructor: Bjorn Bergman  //  What should you do with the bounty of strawberries and tomatoes from your garden? Can them! Learn the art and science of preserving the harvest using a boiling-water[...]
Sep 23 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm Driftless Folk School Campus
REGISTER HERE  //  Instructors: Ryan Wagner  //  This class will give students the opportunity to butcher a domesticated rabbit and process it into a french style sausage. Each participant will get a rabbit (more than[...]
Sep 23 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm Driftless Folk School Campus
REGISTER HERE  //  Instructor: Martha Buche  //  Shape a flat copper disk into a shallow vessel using fire and stones, just as the indigenous peoples of the Great Lakes crafted them for centuries. Work the[...]
Sep 23 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm Driftless Folk School Campus La Farge, WI
REGISTER HERE  //  Instructor: Bjorn Bergman  //  Mead (honey wine) is a traditional Norwegian alcoholic beverage made by mixing water, honey, and yeast and allowing them to ferment. In this class, learn the art and[...]
Sep 29 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
REGISTER HERE  //  Instructor: Bjorn Bergman  //  Do you dream of sipping a cool, crisp, bubbly, and refreshing homemade hard cider with your friends and loved ones? Take this class and learn the art and[...]
Sep 30 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm Viroqua, WI
Click Here to RegisterTraditional Cooking with Organ MeatInstructor: Laura PoeOrgan meats are an essential part of a healthy, whole-food diet, but they can be a little intimidating to prepare. In this class you will become[...]
Oct 6 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm Viroqua, WI
REGISTER HERE  //  Instructor: Jon Passi  //  Are you curious about alternative energy or photovoltaics and want to know more? Would you like to put solar panels on your house or property? Are you curious[...]
Oct 6 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm La Farge, WI
Click Here to RegisterInstructor: Nicholas WazeeGaleFall is the season of true abundance in Nature, with nuts, seeds, bulbs and roots available as the plant world prepares for winter. The keys to this treasure are awareness,[...]
Oct 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm Viola, WI
Click here to register. Instructor: Jon PassiAre you interested in going off-grid, with batteries and solar panels for power? Then, this class is for you. We will discuss types of batteries, how to connect and maintain[...]
Oct 20 @ 1:00 pm – Oct 21 @ 4:30 pm TBD
REGISTER HERE  //  Instructors: Ryan Wagner  //  Students will receive a hands-on experience of butchering a hog. Saturday’s afternoon will consist of discharging a live organic pig, eviscerating the animal, and preparing the hog for[...]
Oct 21 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm La Farge, WI
Click Here to Register.Instructor: Martha BucheLearn how to work with copper to make one-of-a-kind jewelry. In this class, make a copper ring, a pendant, and a pair of hammered copper earrings with simple tools. Cut,[...]
Oct 28 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
REGISTER HERE  //  Instructor: Heidi Krattiger  //  Hot sauce, garlic paste, coriander, and lemons can be preserved with fermentation, as well as many other herbs, vegetables, and fruit. This class will inspire new and experienced[...]
Nov 2 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
REGISTER HERE  //  Instructor: Linda Conroy  //  Join Herbalist Linda Conroy for this fun day of soap making. We will start out learning the basics and then dive into a hands-on experience, making soap that[...]
Nov 3 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
REGISTER HERE  //  Instructor: Linda Conroy  //Making cheese in your own kitchen is fun and easy. Discover how to create soft, spreadable cream cheese, mozzarella (traditionally stretched), feta, and paneer. Learn about fermented milk products[...]
Nov 3 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm Ewetopia
Click Here to RegisterInstructor: Lisa AshleyDescription: After spending the morning mastering the basic of knitting, including the knit stitch, purl stitch, increasing, decreasing, cast on and bind off, I would like to spend the afternoon[...]
Nov 4 @ 9:00 am – Nov 5 @ 4:30 pm La Farge, WI
Click Here to Register  Instructor: Nicholas WazeeGaleWelcome to the wonderful world of birch bark! In this class we will craft a small birch box of round Scandinavian design, held with a locking tab system. The[...]
Nov 7 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
REGISTER HERE  //  Instructor: Linda Conroy  //  Join Home Cheese Maker Linda Conroy as we focus on two styles of cheese: cheddar and gouda, that you can easily make at home. Participants will be guided[...]
Nov 24 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
REGISTER HERE  //  Instructors: Vince & Dawn Hundt  //  This class is your opportunity to become a part of the hallowed Wisconsin tradition of deer hunting and to learn how to take advantage of an[...]
Dec 8 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
REGISTER HERE  //  Instructor: Martha Buche  //  Make simple, hand-dipped beeswax tapers, then try your hand at some more complicated variations. Spend a few meditative hours making several candles, and learn the traditions and meanings[...]
Dec 8 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
REGISTER HEREInstructors: Vince & Dawn HundtFor generations, people of German ancestry in the ridge country near La Crosse have made what they call “woosht” or “wurst,” which simply means “sausage” in German. These are large[...]
Dec 8 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
REGISTER HEREInstructor: Ryan WagnerDescription: Students will learn how to take scrap venison meat, add pork, seasoning, cure and culture and turn it into delicious, shelf-stable dry-cured sausages. The art of dry-curing meat has been around[...]
Dec 9 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm Viroqua, WI
Click here to register  Instructor: Martha BucheMake a custom-shaped copper cookie cutter for your home baked cookies! Bring a personal design or select from traditional shapes and bend and solder a copper strip into your[...]