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Upcoming Events


ACR at MARYLAND SHEEP & WOOL FESTIVAL

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May 4 - 5, 2018 -- Saturday 8:30 - 6, Sunday 8:30 - 5
-- Always the first full weekend in May --

Come visit our booth in the OUTSIDE EAST vendor area at the Festival. Our tent will be stocked with EVERYTHING COOPWORTH…beautiful fleeces, roving, yarn and many more surprises…all produced on our members' farms. Looking forward to seeing you!


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AMERICAN COOPWORTH REGISTRY
ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING

Thursday, May 16, 2019 @ 8:00 PM ET
by teleconference

If you are interested in attending please contact
Sue Garver (sluepics@gmail.com)


NH SHEEP & WOOL FESTIVAL

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May 11 & 12, 2019
Saturday, 9 to 5 - Sunday, 9 to 4

Deerfield Fairground, Deerfield, NH

— Always the weekend after Maryland —

Find Coopworth fiber and products at the Mountain Vewe Coopworths booth

NH SHEEP & WOOL FESTIVAL


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MAINE FIBER FROLIC

June 1 & 2, 2019

Windsor Fairgrounds, Windsor, ME

Sat & Sun — 9 to 4

MAINE FIBER FROLIC


Black Sheep Gathering

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Linn County Fairgrounds
Albany, OR 97322

July 5, 6 & 7, 2019

Come share your passion for fiber! Workshops, classes, sheep & goat shows; a marketplace, fiber arts exhibits and a fleece show, too.

For details visit www.blacksheepgathering.org

Coopworths on display at the SuDan Farm pens


OREGON FLOCK & FIBER FESTIVAL

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Clackamas County Event Center
Canby, Oregon

September 28 & 29, 2019

— Always the 4th full weekend in September —

Oregon Flock & Fiber Festival

The Oregon Flock & Fiber Festival has grown significantly since its inception in 1997. The Festival now includes three days of workshops and a weekend filled with demonstrations, livestock shows, seminars and kids’ activities. This website is full of Festival information!

Our Mission is to exhibit and demonstrate the full spectrum of natural fibers (plant and animal) from beginning to end, from the animal or raw fiber to the finished product.

Visit SuDan Farm's booth for Coopworth products


Shenandoah Valley Fiber Festival

The Annual Fiber Festival
Sept 28 & 29, 2019 Saturday 10-5 & Sunday 10-4

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Shenandoah Valley Fiber Festival

Visit the Hearts of the Meadow Farm booth for Coopworth fiber and products.

Clarke County Ruritan Fairgrounds
890 W. Main Street, Berryville, VA


Vermont Sheep & Wool Festival

Oct 5 & 6, 2019 — Sat. 10am - 5pm —- Sun. 10am - 4pm

Tunbridge Fairgrounds — Tunbridge, VT

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Fleece Show & Sale, Vendor Marketplace, Fiber Arts Classes,
Shepherd Workshops and more

Vermont Sheep & Wool Festival

Visit the Mountain Vewe Coopworths booth for Coopworth fleece,
fiber and products.


New York State Sheep & Wool Festival

— Rhinebeck —

OCTOBER 19 and 20, 2019 —- Saturday 9am-5pm Sunday 10am-5pm

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THE DUTCHESS COUNTY SHEEP AND WOOL GROWERS WELCOME YOU TO THE NEW YORK STATE SHEEP AND WOOL FESTIVAL!

Visit Our Members' Cooperative Booth in Barn 30 for "EVERYTHING COOPWORTH" — Beautiful Yarns, Fiber for Handcrafts and MORE...

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Want to see some Coopworth sheep up close and personal? Visit ACR Coopworths in the Breed Display Barn

ALWAYS THE THIRD FULL WEEKEND IN OCTOBER !


Fletcher, NC

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October 25 - 27, 2019

Visit the Hearts of the Meadow Farm booth for lovely Coopworth products

For details, visit www.saffsite.org


 

This 2' X 5' vinyl banner is available for loan to ACR members who would like to display it at events they're attending.

 
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Please contact Marianne Dube for details


ONLINE SHEEP & WOOL MANAGEMENT CLASSES

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The Pipestone Lamb and Wool Management Program is a sheep management education/consulting program offered by Minnesota West Community & Technical College located at Pipestone, Minnesota.

Lamb and Wool Management: Online Sheep Management Courses:

  • Introduction to Sheep Management

  • Equipment & Facilities

  • Introduction to Sheep Health

  • Ewe Ration Formulation

  • Wool Characteristics and Properties

"Introduction to Sheep Management" is a 14 lesson self-paced course with continuous enrollment. It is the online version of the successful home study course that provides an overview of year long sheep management.

The purpose of the program is to help sheep producers increase income and profit per ewe and realize the full potential of all sheep through modern management practices, new technologies and new approaches to marketing both lamb and wool.

For more information, visit the Pipestone Lamb & Wool Program online at www.mnwest.edu or contact:

Laurie Johnson
507-825-6815
laurie.johnson@mnwest.edu

Philip Berg
507-825-6799
philip.berg@mnwest.edu