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northland sheep dairy seeking apprentice for 2018 season.

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V19fbaM4r_s&w=907&h=510] Northland Sheep Dairy in Marathon NY are seeking a teamster apprentice for the 2018 season. Northland is the oldest continuously operating sheep dairy in the United States. Their farm operates in a traditional pastoral style, making sheep milk cheeses seasonally from their small flock of 100% grass fed ewes. Their cheeses are truly […]

Posted: November 7 2017
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upcoming draft animal-power field days

The Draft Animal-Power Network are running 3 days of events at the Cornish Fairgrounds NH from September 29th - October 1st. The Draft Animal-Power Network aims to advance the use of draft animals, to promote sustainable land stewardship and to build vibrant communities through year-round educational and networking opportunities that highlight the ongoing efforts of […]

Posted: August 16 2017
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radio interview with draft-horse vegetable farmer

A brief but thought-provoking interview with David Fisher and Anna Maclay of Natural Roots Farm in Conway, MA.

Posted: January 3 2017
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farming with draft animals scholarship

For young farmers, Tillers is offering scholarships in Alternative Power – how to use draft horses and oxen to power farms more sustainably and productively.  These scholarships will fund 60% of tuition for the following classes. +Draft Horse Basics – April 5-8 +Oxen Basics – June20-24 and August 22-26 +Farming with Horses and Oxen – […]

Posted: April 7 2016
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power north adirondack harvest festival!

https://scontent.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xfl1/t31.0-8/s960x960/981194_10154639552550410_6993809548193316428_o.jpg For more information, check out the Facebook Page!!

Posted: March 17 2016
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draft animal power network's annual gathering

At the Cummington Fairgrounds, Cummington MA September 26-28th 2014! http://www.draftanimalpower.org/ See Weekend Schedule Here! The Draft Animal-Power Network (DAPNet) advances the practical application of draft-animal power and creates a supportive community by hosting regional events, an online forum, quarterly newsletter and website. The Annual Gathering will feature horse, mule and oxen demonstrations, shared meals and […]

Posted: September 25 2014
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ny: introduction to draft animal power

Sept 20-21 Northland Sheep Dairy, Marathon, NY Come participate in a hands-on experience with one of the region's most wonderful draft animal gurus. Donn Hewes is an experienced teamster and a passionate educator, and loves teaching others how to think like a horse. This is your chance to learn the basics of working with draft […]

Posted: August 8 2014
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draft animal power field days, september 28-29, vermont

September 28 & 29, 2013, Barton, Vermont http://www.draftanimalpower.org/dap-field-days/

Posted: August 29 2013