Skills & Tools for
Sustainable, Resilient Living

A folk school serving central North Carolina

Based in Franklinville, NC, the Deep River Folk School was founded to create healthier, more resilient and sustainable lives at all levels and share those skills and tools with our community.

We develop the best local programming on a broad range of folk skills from expert instructors for simple & sustainable living.

Our Focus Areas

Feed Yourself

Shelter Yourself

Equip Yourself

2024 Workshops Overview

Highlights from our March foundation & framing workshop


Living Well Community
Rising Sun Way, Franklinville NC


Every 3rd Saturday from March to November


Adults: $50 per session or $80 for the whole day
Youth (18 & under): $25 / session, $50 / day

Note: Youth must take same workshop as sponsoring adult

Sign up for 3 full days of workshops and get the 4th day free

Scholarship opportunities available

Lunch is provided to all participants