The Folk Art Guild is an intentional community and craft center located in the heart of the Finger Lakes in Middlesex, NY. For over 50 years, Guild artisans have been producing fine crafts including pottery, woodworking, weaving, natural fiber clothing and folk toys. Membership includes both non-residents and residents. Residents live on-site year-round, sharing meals and working together in an effort to live more sustainably. To keep the community strong, apprentices work under experienced members to learn their craft Long-time members guide the younger people to help understand what it means to make something by hand.