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Medieval Monday: The Labors of June

June is just around the corner. In the Middle Ages, that meant not only a change in the weather, but a shift in daily labors, and in what was on the menu to eat. 395 more words

Allison D. Reid

A New Clip: Shearing Finn Wool 2016

It had been unusually warm all week, as high as 60 degrees and lots of sunshine. But the evening before we sheared the temperatures dropped back down in the teens and our shearing day’s high would not go much over the high 20’s.  500 more words


FIBERuary Eric and Barbara Goodchild


FIBERuary   Day 19  Eric and Barbara Goodchild -Handspun Yarn


Hello.  We are Barbara and Eric Goodchild of Barberic Farm in Shelburne, MA.  We are going to tell you about our handspun wool yarn. 483 more words




FIBERuary Day 9  Aaron Loux – Shearer, Sheep Breeder

Learning to shear sheep

Living in a culture that has become removed from its agricultural roots, how does anyone get started in sheep shearing? 961 more words

Taos Wool Festival - A Fiber Freak's Paradise

Last weekend Mike and I attended the Taos Wool Festival in New Mexico. It was a great weekend. Not only did we get a chance to get away from it all, we also got to see the cottage fiber industry as it stands in Colorado, New Mexico, and Texas up close and personal. 339 more words