Maine Fiber Frolic 2017 Poster
MOFGA Common Ground Fair Poster

what’s been happening

Just before shearing last year, I gave up on this blog Farm Journal. Getting photos into posts was such a pain in the neck that posting just wasn’t fun at all. Apparently, I wasn’t the only one who noticed because the good folks at WordPress have streamlined the process. I’m giving it another try…

The ewes get to eat indoors the day after shearing.

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Ninety + Days…

On Columbus Day weekend, I heard myself saying to some visitors, “We have a farm blog. Well, actually, I haven’t posted for a while.” After they left I checked… July?! O-MY! Then I was bogged down with preparing for the trip to Rhinebeck. And then there was…well, who knows…just days that go by. Believe me when I say I’m not sitting around sipping champers and        [….read more]

About the Blues

I forgot to mention a couple of very important things in my post about Rhinebeck!

Our breed organization, the American Coopworth Registry, was invited to participate in the Breeds Display Barn. Of course we jumped right on the opportunity to show Coopworths to the many folks who come to the festival! The displays are all part of a competition, too, and ours won a        [….read more]

Rhinebeck

I apologize once again for the late posts. The 2 previous posts were almost done when I was overcome with preparing for Rhinebeck so I’ve just published them.

I don’t know where this past week has gone…can it really be a week since I was on the road headed for NY?! It was a great show…always so good to see old friends and meet new        [….read more]

We're Moving...

BIG NEWS…Our booth at Rhinebeck (NY State Sheep & Wool Festival) will be in a new location…Building B. After many years in our lovely spot on the loft of the horticultural building (aka Bldg 22), the local fire marshalls decided it was too crowded to be safe and the festival organizers gave all of us on that side of the loft our marching orders.

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