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Anna Waclawiczek

Anna Waclawiczek

Chief of Staff, Department of Agricultural Resources (DAR)

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Woolcraft-fair-blog You won’t fall asleep counting these sheep! The annual Massachusetts Sheep and Woolcraft Fair in Cummington is taking place this holiday weekend, kicking off the 2011 Massachusetts Agricultural Fair Season.

All Massachusetts sheep producers and wool craft enthusiasts are invited to participate in this event at the Cummington Fairgrounds, which is sponsored by DAR, Pioneer Valley Sheep Breeders Association, and the Massachusetts Federation of Sheep Associations. This fair draws sheep competitions and sheep dog trials from all over New England – as well as vendors sporting Massachusetts wool handicraftsl, knitting products and – of course – lots of yummy local food! Camping is available on the grounds for vendors and exhibitors.

Massachusetts Sheep and Woolcraft Fair information
 
This is fair season, which runs from May to November, offers over 40 agricultural fairs with exciting activities for the whole family. See farm animal exhibits, sample locally-grown, farm-fresh foods, or purchase arts and crafts from local artists!

To find all of the Massachusetts Agricultural Fairs, please visit http://www.mass.gov/agr/massgrown/fairs-directory.htm or for a printed copy of the 2011 Fairs Brochure send an email to mdar.brochure@state.ma.us .

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