Welcome to Southern Appalachian Folk School

Surrounded by the beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Southern Appalachian Folk School is located in Jasper, GA – Georgia’s First Mountain City.




We follow in the footsteps of the Danish folk school tradition of fostering a love for lifelong learning and teaching foundation skills practiced by the rural farmer.
Woodworking      Jewelry      Herbal Studies      Leatherwork      Quilting      Music
Fiber Arts      Basketry      Chair Caning      Storytelling      Soap Making

Southern Appalachian Folk School aims to provide the homeplace that will allow us to preserve and share our beautiful mountain culture with the world. Part of that culture is doing things in ways that allow you to take time to craft, observe, build and nurture until something is just right.

Our Mission Keeping our mountain culture alive by sharing our arts, crafts and stories.

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