Maine Fiber Frolic 2017 Poster
MOFGA Common Ground Fair Poster

And the Winner Is…

In the center of the tent, there's an area full of info about the various types of wool & other fiber, too.

Elaine C’s be-e-e-utiful Icelandic fleece was Best in Show, 2nd was a striking black Merino owned by Joe M and 3rd was Becky B’s lustrous silver Coopworth. All were hard to resist — yes! even the Coopworth! The show        [….read more]

A Unique Country Fair

Do I look like I'm about to give up this gorgeous pile of locks?!

We look forward to the Common Ground Country Fair every year. It’s always held on the 3rd weekend in September, is organized by the Maine Organic Farmers & Gardeners Association (MOFGA) and is completely volunteer run. You won’t find a midway here but you will find all things Maine and,        [….read more]

Grass…Pasture…Forage

…whatever you want to call it, it’s been on our minds these days and in short supply. Jim, the assistant shepherd in charge of pasture management<BG>, has been watching, worrying, reporting. Finally, with some rain, it seems to be turning around. Too bad that Fall is on the doorstep now and growth is slowing down. Time to switch gears to finding/buying/storing hay. We’ve bought some        [….read more]

Painting

here's a blue-green colorway

For a couple of years, I’ve had a bunch of skeins hanging around that were dyed and came out a not very attractive grey color so I decided to paint over them. It’s been fun — I guess partly because I felt as though I couldn’t make them any worse than they already were. The results were very nice and        [….read more]