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3rd annual Sheep & Fiber Farm Tour


Fri, Oct 4th, 2013
Posted in Lanesboro Agriculture

Friday, October 11

5-9p.m. - $15.00

Saturday, October 12

FREE 10-4p.m.

Sunday, October 13

FREE 10-4p.m.

Brochure, Tickets & Info at: www.fiberfarmtour.com

Facebook.com/FiberFolkeGroup

The Sheep and Fiber Farm Tour will begin with a Wine & Cheese evening featuring award winning author Catherine Friend. The evening will be at a redone farm into a featured Better Homes & Gardens B&B above Lanesboro. The four Fiber Farms,the Faribault Woolen Mill and Yarn Bombing will take place the following Saturday and Sunday. The farms will feature yaks, sheep,alpacas,angora rabbits and demonstrations of fiber art. The farms will have fiber for hand spinners, fiber art, yarn,breeding stock and other items for sale and viewing.

The Faribault Woolen Mill will have tours and their shop carries the Mill’s internationally known woolen blankets and throws and other home accessories. Yarn Bombing will be at the Houston Public Library Courtyard. Individuals are welcome to participate in the yarn bombing!

Livestock: Life long passion

By Megan Kiehne

Fri, Aug 30th, 2013
Posted in Lanesboro Agriculture

By Megan Kiehne Dedication and commitment can lead to great achievement as proven by Ashley Bue, Fillmore County 4-H’er and livestock shower. As soon as Bue was old enough to show beef cattle at the Fillmore County Fair, she was in the arena. Lov ..... 
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Local conservationists to be honored as area finalists at State Soil and Water Conservation District convention

Fri, Oct 26th, 2012
Posted in Lanesboro Agriculture

The Minnesota Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts (MASWCD) has named Duschee Hills Dairy LLC of Lanesboro as one of eight Area Finalists in the 2012 Outstanding Conservationist Award Program. Pat and Chris Troendle and Ben and Darla ..... 
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Calling all aspiring farmers and everyone who eats meat

Fri, Jul 13th, 2012
Posted in Lanesboro Agriculture

Lanesboro, MN – Consider this hot question concerning the future supply of beef, chicken and pork: Is it really possible to live a happier, healthier lifestyle and, at the same time, save the family farm, raise animals humanly, reduce your carbon ..... 
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