Category Archives: Festival

Spring – A Time for Renewal

Spring is a time to look forward to new beginnings. I just came back the Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival where I met with many of my sheep and fiber friends. Happy Spring Everyone!  

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Garden State Sheep & Fiber Festival Turns 21!

Hard to believe our tiny festival started 21 years ago. While still small by other festival standards, it’s still offers something for everyone. My favorite is watching the younger generations getting involved in raising and showing their sheep. Here are … Continue reading

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Fall – Time For Sheep & Fiber Festivals

Cooler weather and the change of seasons makes me think of knitted wooly things. I start to think of knitting and weaving woolen garments. Here are a few photos of fall and wooly things.

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My sheep have been fleeced!

So many things have happened in the last month on the farm. First the sheep were shorn a few weeks ago without too much fanfare. I can get used to it. No sheep escaped and no one got hurt or cut, … Continue reading

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Reconnecting with the Earth – Fiber Craft Studio Festival

Fiber Craft Studio Festival June 3, 2012 “Today, more than ever, the crafts have the mission to reconnect the human being to the Earth and her substances, bring healing to the senses and soul, and foster the creative capacities of … Continue reading

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Update from the Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival

I can’t believe another  Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival is over. It was great seeing old friends and to meeting new friends. The pictures say it all. Can’t wait until next year. Hope to see you there next year.   … Continue reading

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Attention Fiber Friends – Rhinebeck is almost here!

Hello, In less than two weeks I will be meeting with other Jacob Sheep Conservancy members to help set up our booth at the NY Sheep & Wool Festival. It’s our third year and we have amassed quite a following of … Continue reading

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You always remember the first one… knitting a sweater.

Well, I finally did it! I made my first sweater using wool from my own Jacob flock. It only took me about 25 years since I first picked up a set of knitting needles. The idea I could knit something … Continue reading

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Fun, Fiber, Flooding and Rain! Garden State Sheep Breeders 17th Sheep & Fiber Festival

We held our 17th Garden State Sheep Breeders Sheep & Fiber Festival in Ringoes, NJ on September 10&11. Despite the rain and flooding attendance was good. Our festival is gaining in popularity with the fiber crowd as a nice alternative to … Continue reading

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