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The Fifteenth Annual

FARM FEST

Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017
11am - 4pm

     A CELEBRATION OF THE GOOD LIFE!

FIBER
FOOD
and
FUN
on the FARM

 

ANIMALS-
      Sheep: Dorset, Corriedale (White, Moorit, Natural Colored), CVM Romeldale
      Alpacas, Llamas
      Free-Range Chickens
      Cows

SHEEP DOG DEMONSTRATIONS-
      11:30am and 2:00pm
      Henry Kuykendall and Lou Ann Coulter will be putting their Border Collies through their paces. What a treat to watch these amazing dogs (and trainer!) at work.

MUSIC-
      "The Dulcimer Darlings" will be playing a wonderful, relaxing sound you won't want to miss!

SHEARING DEMONSTRATION-
      2:30pm
      Joy Moore will demonstrate shearing with blade shears. One of our lambs has volunteered to assist!

FOOD-
      Rising Meadow Farm will once again be cooking lunch!
      It will be served from 12-2.

       Food Will Include: Lamb Kefta on Pita, Sliced Lamb on Pita (Add some Tzatziki Sauce, Tabouli Salad, and Hummus and you have a veritable feast!), Beef Burger on a Bun (Our grass fed beef!)

      We'll also have wonderful Coconut Macaroons for dessert, water and other choice of beverages, and of course Homeland Creamery Ice Cream!
      
      More specifics on the menu will be available later.

VENDORS- Food, Fiber, and Fine Artisans

      Piemonte Farm - Burlington, NC
            Sandra Sarlinga & Fabian Lujan
            selling: cow's milk artisan cheeses, gourmet jellies, sheep's milk soap, local wildflower honey, beeswax and soywax candles

      Pilot Mountain Llamas - Pilot Mountain, NC
            Ann Potter
            http://www.pilotmountainllamas.com
            selling: yarn, roving, knitted items

      Heelside Farms - Four Oaks, NC
           Carolyn & Ricky Beasley
           http://www.heelsidefarms.com
           selling: yarn, fleeces, roving, batts, dyed locks, honey, candles, wax products

      Mamers Art - Mamers, NC
          Ken Mahar
          http://www.mamersart.com
          selling: Ken is a folk artist who creates woodspirit birdhouses and walking sticks - all from reclaimed lumber

      Peace of Eden Farms - Madison, NC
          Sam & Lea Thompson
          http://www.peaceofedenfarms.com
          selling: llama yarn, roving, hats, scarves, cowls, shawls, yarn bowls, honey, shitake mushrooms, produce (if available), dried (fresh) flowers

      Stoney Mountain Farm - Burlington, NC
           Olga & John Elder
           http://www.stoneymountainfarm.com
           selling: dryer balls, felted items, yarn

      Back Porch Pottery - 
            Gail Henderson
            selling: functional pottery in bright colors

      Cocoa's Goats Milk Soap - Seagrove, NC
            Deb Kidd
            selling: goat's milk soap and lotion, whipped body butter, emulsified sugar scrubs

      Humbug Farm - Holly Springs, NC
            Kate Shirley
            http://www.humbugfarm.com
            selling: goat milk soap, yarn

      Schoolhouse Oils - Greensboro, NC
            Lacey & Drew Grim
            http://www.schoolhouseoils.com
            selling: essential oils and other natural healthcare solutions (for people and animals)

      Person-L Designs in Fiber & Clay - Siler City, NC
            Linda Person
            selling: scarves and shawls woven on a triangle loom, demonstrating and selling triangle looms

      Stewart's Pee Dee Bees - Ellerbe, NC
            Tammy & David Stewart
            selling: beeswax candles and soaps, pure raw honey, honey straws, lip balm, pine needle baskets

      Heron Hill Farm - Scottsville, VA
            Nola Rich
            selling: beautiful handmade quilts

      Avillion Farm - Efland, NC
            Elaina Kenyon
            selling & demonstrating: angora rabbits and fiber, mohair from angora goats

      KS Wool Wonders - Lexington, NC
            Kathy and Paul Sill
            http://www.etsy.com/shop/KSWoolWonders
            selling: one of a kind needle felted sculptures (created from the raw fleece to the finished product), handmade wooden items, toys and puzzles

      Twin Birch Products - Siler City, NC
            Sue Szary
            http://www.twinbirchproducts.com
            selling: handcrafted birchwood knitting needles, crochet hooks,and other fiber art tools

      "The Rhubarb Rabbit" - Stedman, NC
            Heidi Maxwell
            selling: tatted and bobbin lace bookmarks, tatted earrings, woven pot holders, knit dish cloths and scrubbies, homemade natural household cleaners

      ALSO FOR SALE:
               spinning wheel, rigid heddle loom, wool carder and picker  
      - call if interested - items will not be at Farm Fest unless interest is given

-MORE TO COME-

and of course

      Rising Meadow Farm
            
selling: fleeces, roving, yarn, sheepskins, needlefelting kits, handknit and needle-felted items

            and of course - MEAT
                  Lamb: all cuts available!
                  
                  For the first time we are offering pasture-raised chicken and beef from our farm. And if we're lucky - eggs!

            A one-stop shop for stocking your freezer!

      Farm Fest is coordinated with the Fall Open Farm Day at Goat Lady Dairy - our friends and neighbors!
12-5pm
Check out their website: http://www.goatladydairy.com

 

This is a Rain or Shine event.
No admission charge
Definitely NO PETS other than identified service dogs.

Call (336) 622-1795 with any questions.

More information will be added to this week by week!

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Ann and Ron Fay
3750 Williams Dairy Road
Liberty, NC 27298
336-622-1795

Beth and Winfield Henry
7512 Old Liberty Road
Liberty, NC 27298
336-622-2842


 

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