Lecture: Slow Wool: Heritage Fiber Production from Farm to Needle
Saturday, November 2, 2019
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
All Levels Welcome
Experience a year in the life of the Tunis flock at Tarheelbilly Farm, from lambing to shearing and back again. We will explore the challenges and joys of breeding and marketing fiber from heritage breed sheep, why preservation of these breeds is necessary in our evolving and changing climate, and how small farms play a vital role within the larger fiber community.
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