The word folk is a noun. Folk means (1) the traditional and typically anonymous music that is an expression of the life of people in a community, (2) people in general, (3) people descended from a common ancestor, (4) a social division of (usually preliterate) people.
The following articles and web pages elaborate on the word folk.
John C. Campbell Folk School, located in Brasstown, North Carolina, offers year-round weekend and weeklong classes for adults in arts and crafts, music and dance, cooking and gardening, as well as nature studies, photography and writing.
Founded in 1818, the Farmers' Almanac is prized by city folk as well as country farmers. People still consult it frequently, as did generations from a century ago. With this nostalgic context, current editions of the Farmers' Almanac are filled with entertaining short stories, cooking recipes, and interesting facts. Visitors will enjoy reading weather forecasts and household tips as well as gardening advice and fishing calendars.
The following articles provide recent folk-related news.
Common herbs, including lavender, fennel and chamomile, have a long history of use as folk medicines used to lower blood pressure. In a new study, researchers explain the molecular mechanisms that make them work.
Science Daily. Monday, 30 Sep 2019 16:18:56 EDT.
The band Joseph, comprised of three sisters from Oregon, self-released their first album just over five years ago. Three more have followed, including their latest, "Good Luck, Kid," out earlier this month. ...
CBS News. Saturday, 28 Sep 2019 13:57:31 +0000.
BANGKOK (AP) - Members of a Thai folk music group who feared for their lives because of their fiercely antiestablishment songs are celebrating being admitted to France to seek refugee status. ...
Washington Times. Tuesday, 06 Aug 2019 07:01:37 -0400.
"Japanese Tableware" highlights the passion with which Soetsu Yanagi — one of the founding fathers of the Japanese folk crafts movement — appreciated artisanal works ...
Japan Times. Tuesday, 09 Jul 2019 18:29:39 +0900.