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Bluffwood Landing
Monticello, WI
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Bring your wooly questions! Sink your hands into luxuriously soft, springy wool fleeceboth on and off LindaDee Derricksons multicolored sheep flock. Learn the lingo: skirting(demo), roving, second cuts, carding(demo), britch wool, crimp, staple length, shearing & woolen mills vs. DYI. From source to sweater and everything between. This glimpse of life behind the curtain on LindaDees organic wool farm is both informative and delightful as she sprinkles her workshop with stories and fun historical facts.

Teenagers (ages 13 and above) are welcome with a ticketed adult and their own ticket (for the teenager).

A free copy of Renewing the Countryside: WISCONSIN will be given away to every family, couple and/or household registered for a particular workshop (a $26.95 value); the free book giveaway is limited to one copy per residential address of attendees.

About Bluffwood Landing:

Perched on a woodsy bluff, this 15 acre wool farm is home to endangered Jacob, Tunis and CVM/Romeldale sheep. Pelts, fleeces, roving, yarn & livestock are for sale. When not tending sheep, spinning wool, or teaching craft classes, you will find LindaDee singing in her riotious veggie, herb, fruit, and flower garden. Bio-diversity is key to this organically inspired farmstead where sheep mow lawn, pollinators flourish, hobbits lurk and miracles happen.

CANCELLATION POLICY: NO REFUNDS.  SOIL SISTERS has a no refund policy. You can, however, transfer your ticket to another person, provided that person is in possession of the ticket at the time of the workshop.
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On behalf of the South Central Chapter of the Wisconsin Farmers Union, thanks for participating in SOIL SISTERS. Since this is an annual event, we invite you to share your experiences on our Facebook page or other social media you use. Of course, we're always looking for ways to make your experience better, so let us know what we did right and what we could improve upon. Hope to see you back again next year where they'll always be something new to taste, animal to meet or soil sister to greet.


Bluffwood Landing (View)
W4350 Wirth Lane
Monticello, WI 53570
United States


Education > Workshops
Food > Markets & Farms
Other > Family-Friendly
Other > Pets & Animals

Minimum Age: 13
Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: No


Owner: SOIL SISTERS, a program of Renewing the Countryside
On BPT Since: Mar 11, 2015
Lisa Kivirist

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