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Upcoming Workshops and classes:
If you've read our About Us page or visited our Broadfork Blog, you'll know we have interest in other aspects of small scale sustainable living.

Here is where we'll be teaching/exhibiting.

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Beginning Blacksmithing-Foundational Skills
John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, NC
Friday, Feb 16 - Sunday, Feb 18, 2018

Get a good start into the craft and art of forging hot iron.
All the basics will be covered in this energetic and active, hands-on class for beginners.
Those wishing to refine skills and learn new tips and techniques are also welcome.
Bring your curiosity, enthusiasm, and creativity.

For more info check out the
Folk School website.
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Organic Growers School 23rd Annual Spring Conference
UNCA Campus, Asheville, NC
March 9-11, 2018

We will be exhibiting with the Earth Tools Folks, come visit us!

Organic Growers School Annual Spring Conference
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Southern SAWG Conference 2018
Chattanooga, TN
January 17-20, 2018

The Southern SAWG Annual Conference is well-known for providing the practical tools and solutions you need at our annual conference. It is the must-attend event for those serious about sustainable and organic farming and creating more vibrant community food systems! This popular event draws over 1,200 farmers and local food advocates from across the nation each year.

Exhibiting with Earth Tools Friday and Saturday.
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The World of the Scythe
June 2018 Date TBD
Tillers International, Scotts, MI

Join us for one day class on the scythe. Demonstrations include hay mowing, cutting hillsides, ditches and under fences, hay management for the small farm, creating a keen cutting edge with a hammer and peening anvil and maintaining that edge by honing using a whetstone.

We’ll mow an area and show how to manage the cut grass with a simple collection of hand tools. There will be plenty of hands-on instruction and practice.
Learn to adjust the scythe to your body and correct movement for mowing. Bring your scythe to class if you have one, have it evaluated for fit and sharpness.

Scythes will be provided to try. Discussion of different scythes will also be part of the class.

Register for this class and learn more about Tillers International and the excellent classes they offer.
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Midwest Ox Drovers Association Annual Gathering
Tillers International
June 23-25, 2017

This year's theme: To Be Determined
Come learn about oxen, watch the Ox Walk and Wagon Train of Ox teams around Tillers grounds and more!

Cook's Mill Learning Center, Scotts, Michigan

Midwest Ox Drovers Website