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It was a great show in 2018. Thanks to all the volunteer power and amazing fans that make this one of the best fiber festivals in the U.S. Keep checking https://sheepandwool.com/schedule/  for the latest Festival Schedule. When our 2019 sched is ready, it’ll be there (check the dates). See you again in October!

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Breed Talks [clear filter]
Saturday, October 20
 

10:00am

Breed Talk: Coopworth Sheep
Exhibitors
MD

Marianne Dube

Sheep Breed Display: Coopworth, Mountain Vewe Coopworths
Sheep Breed Display: Coopworth


Saturday October 20, 2018 10:00am - 10:30am
Bldg 28 41.935868, -73.905633

10:30am

Breed Talk: Blue Faced Leicester & Border Leicester Sheep
Exhibitors
avatar for Cloverworks Farm

Cloverworks Farm

Exhibitor, Shepherd, Katie Sullivan - Cloverworks Farm
I am a full-time sheep farmer specializing in BFL and Border Leicester sheep raised on our Animal Welfare Approved Vermont farm. We offer BFL and Border Leicester flock yarns, patterns, roving, pelts and more. I am happy to talk to beginning shepherds about pursuing their sheep dreams... Read More →


Saturday October 20, 2018 10:30am - 11:00am
Bldg 28 41.935868, -73.905633

11:00am

Breed Talk: “Diamonds in the Rough”, Santa Cruz Sheep
Exhibitors
avatar for Phillip & Paula Garner

Phillip & Paula Garner

Sheep Breed Display: Santa Cruz Sheep, Hidden Hills Farms
Sheep Breed Display: Santa Cruz Sheep


Saturday October 20, 2018 11:00am - 11:30am
Bldg 28 41.935868, -73.905633

11:00am

Llama Care, Maintenance & Photo Opportunities!
Llama Care, Maintenance & Photo Opportunities
Presented by Spitters Club & 2HF

Moderators
avatar for 2HF

2HF

Barn 27, Hickory Hill Fiber Farm
Barn 27

Saturday October 20, 2018 11:00am - 11:30am
Demo Tent-North End of Barn 27

11:30am

Breed Talk: Valais Blacknose: Introducing the "Worlds Cutest Sheep" to the USA.
Exhibitors
MA

Martin and Joy Dally

Owners, Super Sire Ltd.
Owners


Saturday October 20, 2018 11:30am - 12:00pm
Bldg 28 41.935868, -73.905633

12:00pm

Alpaca Care, Maintenance & Photo Opportunities!
Alpaca Care, Maintenance & Photo Opportunities
Presented by Small Paws Farm


Saturday October 20, 2018 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Demo Tent-North End of Barn 27

12:00pm

Breed Talk: Sheep Selfie Station
Do you want to take a "selfie" with a sheep? Come on over to the breed talk tent to get up close and personal with a sheep.

Saturday October 20, 2018 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Bldg 28 41.935868, -73.905633
  • Kids Friendly YES

12:30pm

Breed Talk: Versatility of Shetland Sheep and the Master Spinning Program
Exhibitors
JL

Judi Lehrhaupt

Sheep Breed Display: Shetland, Ewe Can Do It Farm
Sheep Breed Display: Shetland


Saturday October 20, 2018 12:30pm - 1:00pm
Bldg 28 41.935868, -73.905633

1:00pm

Breed Talk: Leicester Longwool Sheep and Fiber, talk by Keri Boucher
Exhibitors
avatar for Maple Frost Farm

Maple Frost Farm

Sheep Breed Display: Leicester Longwool, Kim Mastrianni
Sheep Breed Display: Leicester Longwool


Saturday October 20, 2018 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Bldg 28 41.935868, -73.905633

1:00pm

What is a Giant Angora Rabbit?
What is a Giant Angora Rabbit?
Presented by 2HF- John Hart

Moderators
avatar for 2HF

2HF

Barn 27, Hickory Hill Fiber Farm
Barn 27

Saturday October 20, 2018 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Demo Tent-North End of Barn 27

2:00pm

Breed Talk: Lincoln Sheep & Fiber
Exhibitors
avatar for Amanda & Alberto Barcenas

Amanda & Alberto Barcenas

Owners, Prado de Lana
TBA, self-raised


Saturday October 20, 2018 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Bldg 28 41.935868, -73.905633

3:00pm

Beginning Shepherding Q and A
Limited Capacity seats available

Have you always wanted to be a shepherd or shepherdess but didn't know where to begin? Come on over to this informal Q and A where several shepherds will answer your questions and talk about their successes, failures, and dramas. All are welcome to this friendly introduction to owning your own sheep whatever breed that may be.

Please add this to your "SCHED" so that we know you are attending as there is LIMITED SEATING.

Exhibitors
avatar for Amanda & Alberto Barcenas

Amanda & Alberto Barcenas

Owners, Prado de Lana
TBA, self-raised
CA

Christina Ahlseen

Sheep Breed Display: American Gotland, American Gotland Sheep Society
Sheep Breed Display: American Gotland
avatar for Cloverworks Farm

Cloverworks Farm

Exhibitor, Shepherd, Katie Sullivan - Cloverworks Farm
I am a full-time sheep farmer specializing in BFL and Border Leicester sheep raised on our Animal Welfare Approved Vermont farm. We offer BFL and Border Leicester flock yarns, patterns, roving, pelts and more. I am happy to talk to beginning shepherds about pursuing their sheep dreams... Read More →
avatar for Jeri Robinson-Lawrence

Jeri Robinson-Lawrence

Sheep Breed Display: Wensleydale, Flying Fibers Co-Owner, Dyer, Knitter, Spinner, Teacher, Shepherd, Flying Fibers
Sheep Breed Display: Wensleydale, Flying Fibers Co-Owner, Dyer, Knitter, Spinner, Teacher, Shepherd
JL

Judi Lehrhaupt

Sheep Breed Display: Shetland, Ewe Can Do It Farm
Sheep Breed Display: Shetland
avatar for Marie Minnich

Marie Minnich

Sheep Breed Displayr: Romeldale CVM, Marushka Farms
Sheep Breed Displayr: Romeldale CVM
avatar for Phillip & Paula Garner

Phillip & Paula Garner

Sheep Breed Display: Santa Cruz Sheep, Hidden Hills Farms
Sheep Breed Display: Santa Cruz Sheep
avatar for Wing & A Prayer Farm

Wing & A Prayer Farm

Sheep Breed Display: Cormo Vendor Building 31, Booth 21, Wing and a Prayer Farm
Sheep Breed Display: Cormo Vendor Building 31, Booth 21


Saturday October 20, 2018 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Bldg 28 41.935868, -73.905633

4:00pm

What's the Difference between a Llama and an Alpaca?
Whats the difference between a Llama and an Alpaca?

Moderators
avatar for 2HF

2HF

Barn 27, Hickory Hill Fiber Farm
Barn 27
DF

Derbyshire Family Farm

Camelid Barn 27
Camelid Barn 27

Saturday October 20, 2018 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Demo Tent-North End of Barn 27
 
Sunday, October 21
 

10:00am

Breed Talk: Romeldale CVM sheep: Colorful dual purpose
CVM Romeldale breeder Marie Minnich shares her wisdom. Other members of the National Romeldale CVM Conservancy will also be on hand in the Breed Display Barn for you to learn about this type of sheep.

Exhibitors
avatar for Marie Minnich

Marie Minnich

Sheep Breed Displayr: Romeldale CVM, Marushka Farms
Sheep Breed Displayr: Romeldale CVM


Sunday October 21, 2018 10:00am - 10:30am
Bldg 28 41.935868, -73.905633

10:30am

Breed Talk: SHAVE 'em to SAVE 'em: A Program of the Livestock Conservancy
Exhibitors
avatar for Marie Minnich

Marie Minnich

Sheep Breed Displayr: Romeldale CVM, Marushka Farms
Sheep Breed Displayr: Romeldale CVM


Sunday October 21, 2018 10:30am - 11:00am
Bldg 28 41.935868, -73.905633

12:00pm

All About Alpacas
Moderators
avatar for 2HF

2HF

Barn 27, Hickory Hill Fiber Farm
Barn 27

Sunday October 21, 2018 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Demo Tent-North End of Barn 27

1:00pm

Breed Talk: North American Wensleydale Sheep & Fiber
Exhibitors
avatar for Jeri Robinson-Lawrence

Jeri Robinson-Lawrence

Sheep Breed Display: Wensleydale, Flying Fibers Co-Owner, Dyer, Knitter, Spinner, Teacher, Shepherd, Flying Fibers
Sheep Breed Display: Wensleydale, Flying Fibers Co-Owner, Dyer, Knitter, Spinner, Teacher, Shepherd


Sunday October 21, 2018 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Bldg 28 41.935868, -73.905633

2:00pm

Breed Talk: Jacob Sheep
Exhibitors
LA

Laurel and Catherine Snook

Sheep Breed Display: Jacob, Snook Farm
Sheep Breed Display: Jacob


Sunday October 21, 2018 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Bldg 28 41.935868, -73.905633

3:00pm

What makes goat down 'cashmere'?
Learn about exactly how a Cashmere goat's fiber became so special.

Moderators
HP

Hermit Pond Farm

Barn 27
Barn 27
HH

Hulse Hill Farm

Camelid Barn 27
Camelid Barn 27
SH

Stone Harvest Farm

Camelid Barn 27
Camelid Barn 27

Sunday October 21, 2018 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Demo Tent-North End of Barn 27