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Stone Barns Center Sheep Shearing Fest
April 27, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm$25
This family-friendly event celebrates the arrival of spring with our farm animals on the fresh pasture, plus activities with our farmers and educators. Sheep Shearing Fest is an annual fundraiser to support our critical work to change the way America eats and farms.
Enjoy activities, crafts, live music, and seasonal fare from local vendors for the whole family. Here are just some of the highlights:
–Observe and talk with our farmers as they shear our flock of sheep
–Learn about pasture-raised sheep and other animals
–Try your hand at fiber arts crafts like carding, combing, spinning and felting wool
–Join our farmers and educators for farm demonstrations, cooking activities and tours
–Celebrate spring with a dance around the Maypole
–When the shearing is done, help us herd our sheep out to pasture for the season
Proceeds from Sheep Shearing Fest support Stone Barns Center’s mission to create a healthy and sustainable food system that benefits us all. Your ticket purchase will help Stone Barns Center continue to grow good food and ideas to change the way America eats and farms. Stone Barns trains farmers, educates food citizens, develops agroecological farming practices, and convenes change makers.