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What is the Michigan 4-H FOLKPATTERNS Program?

How to get started with a FOLKPATTERNS project


Model projects

Cultural Tour of Tustin, Michigan. On our Cultural Tour of Tustin we visited a sawmill, a cedar fan carver, a jerky smoking operation at the local grocery store, a three-generation hardware store, the Pine River Area Museum, and a sampling of local farmsteads. Click here to view our Cultural Tour of Tustin page.

Maritime Traditions Folklife Workshop. This training weekend took place in October 1995 in Michigan's Thumb. See photographs from the workshop. Read an article about the workshop.

Frankenmuth Township (Michigan) Barn and Farmstead Survey Project, Saginaw County 4-H. Read about how this 4-H group surveyed their township's historic barns using the new FOLKPATTERNS curriculum.