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CANCELLED – Free Shepherd Seminar – Selecting Sheep for Resistance to Internal Parasites with Susan Schoenian

Sorry, this seminar has been cancelled. Worms have developed resistance to all dewormers. Alternati ...

Free Shepherd Seminar – Adding Value To Wool with Emily Chamelin

Emily will discuss small steps that can make a big difference in adding value to your fleeces. She w ...

Free Shepherd Seminar – Alternative Parasite Control with an Emphasis on BioWorma® with Dr. Kwame Matthews

This talk will cover the use of plant products that may or may not work to control parasites, copper ...

Free Shepherd Seminar – Basic Pasture Management with Dr. Amanda Grev

A well-managed pasture is one of the most cost-effective and high value feeds that can be produced. ...

Free Shepherd Seminar – How to Set Up a Grazing System with Dr. Amanda Grev

Whether you are just getting started or are looking to make improvements, there are a lot of options ...

Free Shepherd Seminar – Shave ‘Em to Save ‘Em with Cindra Kerscher

Looking for a fiber challenge with a purpose? Come learn about The Livestock Conservancy’s Shave ...

Shepherd’s Chat with John Fichtner

John will discuss and answer questions about the environmentally restorative benefits of raising she ...

Warm up for the Festival with Winterfest 2023!

Two days of virtual spinning, knitting, and felting classes on January 28 and 29.

Registration opens November 19.

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Correction - registration for our our in-person classes for 2023 will open at 2:00 pm ET on Sunday, February 19, not February 12 as previously posted.A preview of the classes has been posted at sheepandwool.org/2022-festival/fiber-arts-workshops/. Full class details, including dates and times, will be posted in the next day or two. #mdsw #mdsw2023 #celebrating50years #fiberartseminars #yarnlove #dyeing #felting #fiberprep #colortheory #spinning #handspinning #knitting ... See MoreSee Less
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A preview of our in-person classes for 2023 has been posted at sheepandwool.org/2022-festival/fiber-arts-workshops/. Full class information will be posted once we work out a few more details. Registration will open on February 12. #mdsw #mdsw2023 #celebrating50years #fiberartseminars #yarnlove #dyeing #felting #fiberprep #colortheory #spinning #handspinning #knitting ... See MoreSee Less
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Thank you to our wonderful instructors - Maggie Casey. Jillian Moreno, Esther Rodgers, Kira Dulaney, Alasdair Post-Quinn, and Kristen Walsh - for teaching virtually for our second annual Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival Winterfest. Thank you, too, Angela Muller, for your fabulous and informative lecture. And a resounding thank you to all the participants (and class assistants) that made Winterfest a success!See you at the live 50th annual Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival on May 6 & 7. The class listings for that should be posted in the next week or so. Registration will open on February 12. ... See MoreSee Less
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