Happenings on the Farm

We are always doing something here on farm, from daily chores to the tasks that help us prepare for the coming winter. But we also have events that we invite the community and visitors to come take part in.

From Observing sheep shearing, to workshops, to gatherings to celebrate the turning of the seasons.

SHEARING DAY  

$Free, No Registration required.

May 7th 

9:30am Shearing Day observation begins!

(Observers MUST remain quiet and calm while shearing is taking place.)

11am Skirting & Wool Handling

Noon How Wool is Graded

12;45pm Micron Count with a microscope

1:30pm Wool Sorting

2:30pm Scouring a fleece

4pm End of Shearing day and time for evening chores.

Farm & Workshop Schedule

Pre register for events & workshops by either;    

Emailing- [email protected]        

or    Text 1-802-376-6345

Payment is due at time of event.

Almost every workshop can be taught any time of year.  If you wish to take a workshop out of one of the scheduled times contact us and set up a one on one class!

Mother's Day Weekend 

2022

Sheep Shearing Observation Join us as the sheep have their spa day and learn about the needs of sheep and how to start processing the fleeces our wooly family give us.

Free

For the sake of the sheep & shearer, 

all attendees need to remain 

calm and quiet throughout the event.

May & June Weekends

2022

Scouring- Now that the fleeces are off the sheep it's time to start processing them. 

$10

1-2 Hours

Every Sat & Sun  (After Mother's Day) from 

11am - 1pm

Weather Permitting

June & July Weekends

2022

 Combing & Carding- We have clean wool now and it's time for the next step!  Combing and carding.

$15

1-2 Hours

Every Sat & Sun from 

2pm - 4pm

July & August Weekends

2022

 Spinning- Our wool is clean & combed & carded. Its time to spin!

Due to the number of spinning wheels available for the class we can only have 4 people per workshop. 

So please pre-register for this class asap.

$25

2-3 Hours

Every Sat & Sun from 

Noon - 3pm

August & September Weekends

2022

 Dye Foraging- Mother nature gives us an incredible palette of colors. Wear long pants & sleeves, good hiking footwear and lets go harvest some of those gifts from Mother Nature.

$25

2-3 Hours

Every Sat & Sun from 

3pm -5pm

September & October Weekends

2022

 Natural Dyeing- Its time to take what we've harvested and prepared and dye with it! 

Masks, glasses, gloves and aprons are provided for this class, but bring an old sweatshirt incase it's chilly outside where we will be working.

$35

2-3 Hours

Every Sat & Sun from 

Noon-3pm

October & November Weekends

2022

 Needle felting- Its time to take all the beautiful wool we've processed and dyed and make something fun & lovely!

$25

1-2 Hours

Every Sat & Sun from 

3pm-5pm

November & December Weekends

2022

Needle felting & Advanced Needle felting

$25

1-2 Hours

Every Sat & Sun from 

Noon - 2pm

December & January Weekends

2022

Tablet Weaving- Weaving is a craft older than spinning believe it or not. And the Norse people began Tablet Weaving as early as the Bronze Age and those bands have been found in incredible preserved states to this day.  Come learn this ancient craft and make something beautiful.

$25

2-3 Hours

Every Sat & Sun from 

2pm-5pm

January & February Weekends

2022

Tools of the Trade- Processing and crafting with wool takes a variety of tools. Come and learn about them, how they work and are made, and even get some schematics so you can make your own!

$25

2-3 Hours

Every Sat & Sun from 

Noon-3pm

February & March Weekends

2022

Wet Felting-  You might have done this on accident to a wool garment in the washer and dryer. But now its time to learn how to do it on purpose and by hand!

$25

2-3 Hours

Every Sat & Sun from 

3pm-5/6pm

March & April Weekends

2022

Animal Husbandry- We've got quite a few critters here on the farm and now is your chance to learn about them!  Sheep, Goats, Chickens, Ducks, Angora Rabbits & More.

$35

2-3 Hours

Every Sat & Sun from 

Noon - 3pm

April & May Weekends

2022

Summary Workshop-  We offer a lot of classes and it might be hard to choose just one. In this class we go over a little bit of everything to give you a sample so it's easier to choose!

$20

1-2 Hours

Every Sat & Sun from 

1pm-3pm

Year Round

2022

Six Class Series covers your choice of 6 classes, scheduled for times that work for you, or when one of the classes is running.  What's the perk of this series?  Pre pay and get $20 off the total of the classes!



Monday - Fridays at a time you schedule between

 11am and 5pm, or when the class is scheduled above.