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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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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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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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Behind Us Now – Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival 2011

It’s hard to believe the Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival is behind us now. We had a lot of folks stop by the Jacob Sheep Conservancy booth. However, it was not all work and I had some time to walk around the festival and … Continue reading

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Fiber Fans – Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival is only days away!

Shearing by a Jacob sheep by hand – Kevin Ford at 2010 Maryland Sheep & Wool Jenny Jump Farm is busy getting ready for Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival on May 7 & 8 in West Friendship, MD.  The weather … Continue reading

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