february, 2016

20feb10:00 am5:00 pmSmall-Scale Sustainable Sheep

Event Details

The second annual Small Scale Sustainable Sheep Farming Event will be Feb. 20, 2016, beginning at 10 a.m. at the Fosston Civic Center, 215 E First St, Fosston. This event is open to the public and focuses on the benefits of sheep as part of a sustainable farming system where meat and wool are viable value-added products.

Speakers include Mark Hayek, NRCS grazing specialist; Alethea Kenney, Sustainable Sheep Community Project; Keila McCracken, Northern Minnesota Fibershed; Jennifer Wilder, “Midwest Textiles: A Photo Journal Tour;” Lynn Mizner, Chengwatana Farm Black Welsh Mountain Sheep.

A full trade show will include educational displays and businesses related to sheep and farming.

Cost is $20 for adults, under 10 are free; pay at the door. Lunch and snacks provided. Please RSVP to Alethea Kenney at 218-657-2502 or sustainablesheep@sfa-mn.org. Trade show booths are also still available.

More information at www.sfa-mn.org/sustainable-sheep.


(Saturday) 10:00 am - 5:00 pm


Fosston Civic Center

215 E First St, Fosston MN 56542

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