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.
"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.
Auto executive and master pitchman who put the Mustang in Ford's lineup in the 1960s and became a corporate folk hero when he resurrected Chrysler 20 years later, died in Bel Air, California at age 94
Voice of America. Tuesday, 02 Jul 2019 22:45:01 -0400.
They are members of a folk music group living communally in the Southeast Asian nation of Laos, but they are in fear for their lives.
Tassanee Vejpongsa and Grant Peck. Fox News. Thursday, 30 May 2019 03:22:54 GMT.
BANGKOK (AP) - They are members of a folk music group living communally in the Southeast Asian nation of Laos, but they are in fear for their lives. ...
Tassanee Vejpongsa and Grant Peck. Washington Times. Wednesday, 29 May 2019 06:09:35 -0400.
Ten years after leaving his childhood home in West Bengal, photographer Soumya Sankar Bose returned to find that stars of Jatra, a popular local form of folk theater, were fading from public view.
Amr Alfiky. NPR. Sunday, 19 May 2019 07:00:53 -0400.