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All About Gotland Sheep with Kim Goodling of Vermont Grand View Farm | Open Farm Week 2021

Vermont Grand View Farm
1638 Scales Hill Rd
Washington, VT 05675

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Mon, Aug. 9, 2021 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM

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Kim Goodling

Do you find Gotland sheep intriguing? Are you drawn to their curly gray wool and just want to learn as much as you can about them? Join Kim Goodling for a morning of hands on learning about this wonderful breed of sheep from Gotland, Sweden.

In this on farm workshop you will:

  • Visit with Kim’s flock of Gotland sheep

  • Learn what makes Gotland sheep so uniquely different from other breeds

  • See photos of Gotland island

  • Discover how Gotland curls may be used in felting

  • Learn about Gotland breed standards

  • Meet Kim’s 100% Swedish Gotland ewe

  • Hear about the future of Gotlands in the U.S.

  • Get your hands on Gotland pelts from Sweden

  • Learn the history behind this amazing breed

  • Discover how Gotland sheep adapt to their environment

  • Have an opportunity to ask questions and even try your hand at spinning with some Gotland fiber

All attendees MUST register ahead of time. $45/person, $25 for each additional person from the same farm. Sign up here.

GPS can not be trusted in the last ascent to the farm. Find driving directions here. 

Vermont Grand View Farm is home to Vermont's first flock of Gotland sheep. The diversified farm focuses on selling breeding stock and wool products from their flock as well as maple syrup. The Goodlings welcome people to their farm through farm stay vacations and custom fiber art classes.

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