Events at Willow Farm LLC
With over 100 years of combined farming experience we have put in the time to learn the ins and outs of farming and some tricks that can make a difficult job easier. We offer classes on all things farming including:
- Fencing- woven wire and high tensile
Shearing Day- April 4th, 2020
Join us this April for our annual Shearing Day, April 4th, 9am -12pm
Watch the sheep being sheared, learn how to skirt fleeces, (the first step in making your favorite sweater) feed a chicken, meet Cerin our Great Pyrenees who protects the lambs and ewes from coyotes and see the cows.
This is a FREE event to attend and perfect for families and children of all ages.
Sheep School - April 11th, 2020
April 11th, 8am-5pm
Sheep can be tricky creatures to raise, but a day spent learning the basics and some hands on care will give you a firm foundation for you to have your own flock of sheep.
The class will cover topics such as: selecting your first sheep, diseases and treatment options, feeding, breeding and lambing.
Hands on tasks will depend on what our flock needs that day, but expect things such as: hoof trimming, vaccinations, and ear tagging.
This all day class is $50 to attend and includes lunch and handouts. Registration is due by April 4th.
Woven Wire Fencing - May 16th, 2020
May 16th, 8am-5pm
Tom has spent the last 30 years building fence and has learned the tricks and techniques to make it easier.
This will be a VERY hands on class spent building a section of woven wire fence. Covering planning, posts, laying out wire and attaching to posts and the finishing details.
Cost to attend is $50 and includes lunch and handouts. Registration due by May 9th
Chickens with Candy - June 13th, 2020
June 13th, 9am-12pm
Join us for a fun and interactive morning learning how to raise chickens from day old chicks to a layer or broiler flock of your very own.
This class will cover everything you need to know from getting ready for your first chickens to housing, feeding, and care.
Candy has nearly 20 years experience raising poultry including chickens, turkeys, guinea fowl and ducks.
Cost to attend $25, registration due June 6th.