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Three Videos of 2015 Festival

These are the first three videos of activities from the 2015 festival. More to come. Click the pics to watch. Gerry Oliver talks about her rare breeds of sheep: Romney, Cotswold and Hensleydale. The Gang Green Roller Derby team from … Continue reading

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Learning at the Festival

It’s always fascinating to see how everyday things were accomplished in pioneer days. This year’s festival explores the old ways with numerous free workshops and demonstrations on Saturday. Reta Saborowski will offer a demo called Fermentation: How Foods Are Preserved … Continue reading

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Rare and Ancient Breeds of Livestock at the 2015 Festival

These unusual looking critters are Wensleydale sheep which are among the largest and heaviest of all sheep breeds. Originating in the North Yorkshire area of England, they have blue-grey faces and long ringlet-like locks of wool. They are a rare … Continue reading

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