Welcome to The Folk School of Fairbanks

 

Become a Member!

Members are individuals who support our mission and contribute to The Folk School.

Your membership contributions support the ongoing operations of The Folk School, the development of new programming, and helps us keep the cost of classes as low as possible.

Note: Memberships are solicited annually.

Membership Rates per Year (the minimum donation to qualify as a member – larger donations are always welcome!):

  • $20 Student & Active Duty Military Personnel
  • $35 Individual
  • $50 Family

Sustaining Donor:

You may also choose to take the next step and become a sustaining donor. Sustaining donors donate an amount of their choosing each month. To become a sustaining donor, indicate this choice on the membership form below and then click on the Subscribe button on the Payment Options page to set up your recurring payment.

 All members are eligible for the following benefits:

  • special member rate on all of our classes; and,
  • a subscription to our monthly e-newsletter and annual report.

*As a 501 (c) 3 organization, your donations to the Folk School are tax-deductible.

To become a Folk School Member:

Please fill out the membership form below and click on the “Submit” button. This will take you to Payment Options page, where you can make your donation through PayPal (or you may send a check by mail).


 


 

In addition, please consider linking your Fred Meyer Rewards Card to the Folk School. This isn’t required for membership of course, but is another great way to feel good about helping The Folk School succeed! (This does not affect your own Fred Meyer points.) Click here to learn more.

You can also link your Amazon Smile account to The Folk School and support us while shopping online!

We appreciate your support!!

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Upcoming Events

Aug
21
Mon
1:30 pm Chicken Butchering
Chicken Butchering
Aug 21 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Chicken Butchering @ Calypso Farm and Ecology Center | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Chicken Butchering –  A collaboration between the Folk School and Calypso Farm and Ecology Center Are you an aspiring farmer or avid home gardener? Gain the skills you need through summer farming classes at Calypso Farm[...]
Aug
23
Wed
6:00 pm Beyond Sauerkraut- Vegetable Fer...
Beyond Sauerkraut- Vegetable Fer...
Aug 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Beyond Sauerkraut- Vegetable Fermentation @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Beyond Sauerkraut – Vegetable Fermentation Instructor: Marianne Stolz We will learn about the likes and dislikes of busy little Milkacid bacteria. We will use them to turn our garden vegetables into taste bud delights. Sauerkraut[...]
Aug
24
Thu
1:30 pm Seed Saving Basics w/ Kurt Wold ...
Seed Saving Basics w/ Kurt Wold ...
Aug 24 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Seed Saving Basics w/ Kurt Wold @ Calypso Farm @ Calypso Farm & Ecology Center | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Seed Saving Basics w/ Kurt Wold A collaboration between the Folk School and Calypso Farm and Ecology Center Learn about seed saving with Kurt Wold of Pingo Farm, the most experienced commercial seed grower in[...]
6:00 pm Tiny House Construction: Coffee,...
Tiny House Construction: Coffee,...
Aug 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Tiny House Construction: Coffee, Cookies, and Questions @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Tiny House Construction: Coffee, Cookies, and Questions Are you interested in building a tiny home? Folk School instructor Sara Hensel is constructing a hybrid art-gallery-ceramics-studio on an 18′ trailer at The Folk School shop. Come[...]
Aug
28
Mon
9:00 am Log Construction Workshop with R...
Log Construction Workshop with R...
Aug 28 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Log Construction Workshop with Robert Chambers - 4 week course @ to be determined | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Log Construction Workshop with Robert Chambers (4 week course) A log construction workshop taught by world-renowned log home-builder Robert Chambers, will take place in Fairbanks, Alaska. This workshop is for people interested in building quality,[...]
Sep
2
Sat
10:00 am Bread Oven Building Workshop @ C...
Bread Oven Building Workshop @ C...
Sep 2 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Bread Oven Building Workshop @ Calypso Farm @ Calypso Farm & Ecology Center | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Bread Oven Building Workshop – (2 day course) A collaboration between the Folk School and Calypso Farm and Ecology Center Learn how to build a wood-fired bread oven in this 2-day workshop at Calypso!  There[...]