Thursday, September 11, 2008

Rising Meadow Farm Fiber Fest This Saturday

Here’s the link for more information and/or directions:

The Sixth Annual FARM FEST
Saturday, September 13, 2008 10am-4pm
A Celebration of the Fiber Arts and Good Living
Handmade - Homegrown - Homemade
Fiber - Food - Fun
Fiber Animals
Sheep, Llamas, Angora Goats- Rising Meadow Farm
Alpacas- Caraway Alpacas, Asheboro, NC
Angora Rabbits- Avillion Farm, Efland, NC
I See Spots Farm, Greensboro, NC

Vendors will be demonstrating their craft
Spinners Ridge (Tina Feir) Greensboro, NC
spindles, fiber, spinning wheels, supplies
Three Waters Farm (Mary Ann Pagano) Graham, NC
wool, roving, yarn, soap
Caldwell-Hohl Artworks (Sherry Hohl) Seagrove, NC
pottery, yarn fiber
Norman Coble -woodcarver-Climax, NC
woodcarvings-spoons, figures
Twin Birch Products (Karl and Lisa Janson) Pittsboro, NC
handmade birch knitting needles, crochet hooks, and handwork tools
Nola Rich -Scottsville, VA
yarn, glass beads, fabric baskets, roving
Caraway Alpacas (Teresa Johnson) Asheboro, NC
yarn, roving, handmade scarves, ponchos, shawls, capes, hats
Thistledew Farm (Gary and Rebekah Walls) Salisbury, NC
slabwork pottery, handwoven shawls, angora fiber, mohair locks,
handmade soaps, crocheted rugs
Patricia and Gary Pollard -Winston-Salem, NC
knitted and woven items, handmade wooden knitting needles, crochet
hooks, sewing needles
Peace of Eden Farms (Lea Thompson) Madison, NC
llama yarn, roving, baby hats, hand-knitted items
I See Spots Farm (Mary Ellen Hanson) Greensboro, NC
fiber, patterns, spindles, supplies
Chip’s Baskets and Weaving (Harry “Chip” Badgett) Denton, NC
baskets, handwoven wall art, antique caned chairs
SaNdS Fiber Expressions (Sarah Shaw) Reidsville, NC
creative fiber handcrafts, handmade beaded jewelry, fresh all-natural
bakes items (granola, muffins, cookies, fruit spreads)
“Beadwitched Originals” (Teresa Brown) Greensboro, NC
one-of-a-kind original jewelry
Odell Routh-(and friends) Climax, NC
Knotty Knitters (Candie Stinger) Asheboro, NC
kitted and felted items
Phyllis and Larry Mabry -Troy, NC
rugs, wreaths, fabric items, wooden bowls, canes, spoons
Goat Lady Dairy and Bradd’s Family Farm -Climax, NC
goat cheese, beef and pork
“Common Threads” (Louella Caison) Denton, NC
handmade woven and quilted items
Lennwood Puritanicals (Anna Micciulla) Reidsville, NC
goats milk soap, herbal bath teas

Piedmont Land Conservancy
Information on protecting land in the Piedmont.
And Of Course Rising Meadow Farm
fleeces, roving, yarn, blankets, sheepskins, lamb

Hands-On Demonstrations
In addition to watching numerous demonstrations by these
artists you can also try a few things yourself- spinning, felting,
weaving, knitting, and pottery making.
Live Celtic Music All Day!
A return engagement of Seamus Stout from Fort Worth, Texas.
(including a Piper from the North Texas Caledonian Pipe Band)
And Ashegrove from Asheboro, NC
Sheep Dog Demonstrations
11am and 1pm
Tony and Mary Luper, Julie Poudrier, Henry Kuykendall and
LouAnn Coulter will entertain and amaze us as their dogs are put
through their paces.
Great Food!
Lamb offerings from Rising Meadow Farm
Hamburgers- TT Grassfed Beef
Middle Eastern fare from
Zaytoon Restaurant- Greensboro, NC
Homemade Cocoanut Cake- “Sisters” (Bunny and Carol)

Homeland Creamery- ice cream
Windy Hill Orchards- freshly made cider, apples, jams and jellies
Girl Scout Troop #578- freshly made lemonade, bottled water
Admission- $5 - age two and older
Bring your lawn chairs or blankets and plan to have a great time!
For directions see the menu.

Anyone planning on going???