Thought I would repost this article featured in NJ Skylands Magazine from a few years ago. Jacob Sheep
We had a beautiful day and plenty of friends and family to help make the event flawless. Many thanks to those who come back year after year to help.
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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It’s been a while since I’ve posted anything but we’re still kicking. It’s been a long cold and snowy winter. There are signs of spring and the snow is finally melting. Best of all we have confirmed April 19 for … Continue reading
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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It’s that time of year again when the sheep will be getting their annual hair cut. Shearing Day is set for March 30, 2013. Our favorite shearer Tom Horton will be back again to work his magic. As always friends … Continue reading
This past weekend we had planned a farm tour and demonstration for a group of Cub Scouts from Ridgewood, NJ. I have learned knowing you audience is crucial in creating a fun experience. Besides meeting the animals I had to think of a project that what … Continue reading
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
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
The spring in New Jersey has been unseasonably warm and dry making the job of skirting fleeces and enjoyable experience. I was very fortunate to get a head start on skirting process when the sheep were shorn in March. With the help … Continue reading