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40th Annual Massachusetts Sheep & Woolcraft Fair
Massachusetts Sheep & Woolcraft Fair Photo Winner

2013 1st Place Single Sheep and Champion:
Kat Parks, Amherst, MA



40th Anniversary Scholarship
Click here for application
In honor of the fortieth anniversary of the Massachusetts Sheep and Woolcraft Fair, we are offering one-time scholarship of $500 to a qualified student. This scholarship is available to students pursuing studies related to sheep and/or the sheep industry. Students may be in the last year of high school preparing to enter an undergraduate program, or matriculated in an undergraduate or graduate program.  Students should be from Massachusetts or studying at a Massachusetts university or college. Applications due May 3. The application and any supporting material should be sent to:

Lisa Bertoldi MSWF
51 Conway Road
Williamsburg MA 01096

2013 Sheep & Woolcraft Fair results: Sheep Show, Lead Line, Fleece Show, Handcrafted Articles, Handspun Yarn, Photo Contest, and Sheepdog Trial.


Cummington Fairgrounds
97 Fairgrounds Road
Cummington, Massachusetts 01026
www.MASHEEPWOOL.org

Fair Admission:
Parking - $10 per car,  $15 for a two day pass
No ATM available, please plan accordingly.

The Pioneer Valley Sheep Breeders Association, the Massachusetts Federation of Sheep Associations and theMassachusetts Dept. of Agricultural Resources will sponsor its Annual Sheep and Woolcraft Fair at the Cummington Fairgrounds in Cummington, Mass. Premium money will be divided on a point system from money available.

All Massachusetts sheep producers and woolcraft enthusiasts are invited to participate in this event. Camping is available on the grounds for vendors and exhibitors.  There is a $20 charge for campers and a $10 charge for tents.  Hook-ups are first come first serve.

Photos of our fair

Click here for our 2013 newsletter

NO DOGS SHALL BE DISPLAYED FOR SALE.
NO DOGS/PETS ON GROUNDS, except for service animals.

Sales Booth Space

Sales booth space is available in several locations throughout the fairgrounds. For anyone interested, contact Aaron Loux, 12 Thayer Corner Rd, Cummington, MA 01026 or aaronshearing@gmail.com.



Pot Luck Supper

A potluck supper will be held on the fairgrounds dining room at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday. Everyone is welcome.  This year the potluck will feature a lamb roast to celebrate the 40th anniversary. Please bring a prepared side dish or salad sufficient to feed your family to the kitchen by 4:00 p.m. NO BREAD PLEASE! Rolls, beverages, and place settings will be provided.  Both refrigerators and a warming are available on the grounds.  An Ice Cream Social will follow the potluck, featuring anniversary cake and a special ice cream flavor.

 

Sponsored by

Amherst Farmers Supply 
Florence Savings Bank
New England Felting Supply 
River Valley Farm 
Vavstuga Weaving School
Weft Handwovens   
Wool and Dye Works 

In conjunction with:
The Pioneer Valley Sheep Breeders Associations
The Massachusetts Federation of Sheep Associations
Mass. Dept. of Agricultural Resources

 

Trophy Donations
Trophies were made for us by Jennifer Kemper of Kemper Pottery, Morris, NY.

2013 Trophy Donors are listed below:

LISA BERTOLDI
BRUSH VALLEY SHEEP – THE WELD FAMILY
BILL & DONNA CHANDLER
SETH GILLESPIE
DOUG GILLESPIE
GOOD SHEPHERDS 4-H CLUB
BARBARA GOODCHILD
LESLEY HAMPSON
HUKOWICZ FARM SUFFOLKS
LYNDA HUTCHINGS
HOLLY JENSEN
PUJA KRANZ-HOWE
FRAN & ALISON MASON & FAMILY
ALICE NEWTH
ORCHARD VALLEY DORSETS – THE PETERSON’S
ORION ACRES – THE RIGEL & SCHAUWECKER FAMILIES
PIONEER VALLEY YOUNG SHEPHERDS 4-H CLUB
MARY PRATT
LAUREN RIZZITANO
SPLENDORVIEW FARM
SPLENDORVIEW SUFFOLKS
KYLE & CARA THAYER
AUTUMN TYAN
EMILY YAZWINSKI
IN MEMORY OF DAN KORNGIEBEL
IN MEMORY OF ERNEST & PHYLLIS FLEBOTTE
IN MEMORY OF PAT POITRAS
TROPHIES MADE BY JENNIFER KEMPER, KEMPER POTTERY, MORRIS, NY

 

 

2012 Trophy Donors are listed below:

LISA BERTOLDI
BRUSH VALLEY SHEEP – THE WELD FAMILY
BILL & DONNA CHANDLER
SETH GILLESPIE
DOUG GILLESPIE
GOOD SHEPHERDS 4-H CLUB
BARBARA GOODCHILD
LESLEY HAMPSON
HUKOWICZ FARM SUFFOLKS
LYNDA HUTCHINGS
HOLLY JENSEN
PUJA KRANZ-HOWE
FRAN & ALISON MASON & FAMILY
ALICE NEWTH
ORCHARD VALLEY DORSETS – THE PETERSON’S

ORION ACRES – THE RIGEL & SCHAUWECKER FAMILIES
PIONEER VALLEY YOUNG SHEPHERDS 4-H CLUB
MARY PRATT
LAUREN RIZZITANO
SPLENDORVIEW FARM
SPLENDORVIEW SUFFOLKS
KYLE & CARA THAYER
AUTUMN TYAN
EMILY YAZWINSKI
IN MEMORY OF DAN KORNGIEBEL
IN MEMORY OF ERNEST & PHYLLIS FLEBOTTE
IN MEMORY OF PAT POITRAS
TROPHIES MADE BY JENNIFER KEMPER, KEMPER POTTERY, MORRIS, NY

 

 

2011 Trophy Donors are listed below:

Hukowicz Farm Suffolks
Borawski Farm
Brush Valley Sheep – the Weld family
Bill & Donna Chandler
Kara Dziengelewski/Surprize Acres
Barbara Gingras
Lynda Hutchings
 Aline Pepper
The Poitras Family/Pikeside Farm
Mary Pratt
Sandy Ray
Vicki Rigel
Shawn Thayer/Splendorview Farm

Isabelle Tower
Olivia Tower
Kyle & Cara Thayer
Heather Baylis & Family
Chris Humphrey/Owl Ridge Farm
Niedziela Family
The Mason Girls
Lavalle Farm
Good Shepherd 4-H Club
Emmie & Puja Howe
Daniel & Issac Epe
Felted Dragon
Lisa Bertoldi

 

 

2010 Trophy Donors are listed below:

Bobcat Hill Farm
Borawski Farm
David Brown Farm
Donna and Bill Chandler
Seth Gillespie Suffolks
Good Shepherd 4-H Club
Lesley Hampson
Hukowicz Farm Suffolks
Lynda Hutchings
Markowitz Family
Elizabeth Niedziela



Orion Acres  - The Schauwecker & Rigel Families
Owl Ridge Farm
Aline Pepper
Pikeside Farm
Mary Pratt
Shannon & Sandy Ray
Southfield Corporation
Splendorview Suffolks
Surprize Acres
Kyle & Cara Thayer
UMass Dept. of Agriculture & Alice Newth
In Memory of Ernest & Phyllis Flebotte

 

 

Donations

BETSY ATKINS
JENNY ATKINS
LISA BERTOLDI
PAT PAWLOWICZ
SUSAN VAN BUREN

 

 

 

 

 

 

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