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21st Annual Sheep & Fiber Festival
Sep. 12-13, 2015

Thanks to all for the great 20th Annual Sheep & Fiber Festival!

 Next year's Festival will be held September 12-13, 2015 at the Hunterdon County Fairgrounds.  Many activities are planned: Sheep shows, shearing demos, Border Collie herding demos, fleece show/sale.  We plan to host a National Gotland Show as well as the 5th Northeast Regional Jacob Sheep Show!   Come join us for a day in the country!

We Will Be Hosting a National Gotland Show as well as the 5th Northeast Regional Jacob Breed Show!


The Garden State Sheep Breeders is a non-profit, educational organization promoting sheep and wool products in New Jersey. We regularly hold educational and business meetings, sponsor awards at events where sheep and wool products are featured, and host an annual sheep and fiber festival.
Join our Yahoo group, or catch up with us on Facebook.

Festival Applications and Entry Forms:

Contest Rules and Entry Forms

Shepherd's Lead Contest pays premiums AND ribbons for the fiber source as well as for the contestant!!

Vendor Application Forms

General Fleece Sale
At the 2014 Festival 109 Fleeces were Judged,
and an Additional 37 were offered for sale!
109 Fleeces in all, of which 51 were sold (not all were for sale). 
The largest fleece show/sale in NJ!

Next General Meeting:

TBD

Photos from Fall Meeting (on FB)
Draft Fall meeting minutes.


Next Festival Meeting:

7PM Sep. 22, 2014  
 at the home of Eunice Bench
105 Lilac Drive, Annandale, NJ 08801
(908) 730-7189

Prior Meeting Minutes.

2015 Festival Flyers:


Two Page (pdf)

Page 1 (pdf)
Page 2 (pdf)
Four per Page Mini
Shepherd's Lead Contest

 

Volunteers Are Always Needed!


We're always looking for volunteers to help us make
the Festival even better.  Please consider volunteering.

 

 


Hot Off the Press!

2015 NJ Farmland Asessment Changes - Informational Meeting Sep. 29th at Hunt. County Route 12 Complex 7-8:30PM

 

 

Festival Activities:
Volunteers needed to take on running all/any events for the 2015 Festival.   Let Eunice or Andrea know if you are interested.

2013 Festival Competition Results

2012 Festival Competition Results

 

2014 Festival Photos Also Posted to Facebook

Membership

Most of our members have small flocks and are hobby farmers. Many sell breeding stock, wool products, and handmade craft items. Membership dues:

$5/year Assoc. Member (ages 10-18)
$15/year Single Member
$20/year Family Membership.
See the membership form for more information.   Membership runs Sept. to Sept. (change from Jan. as of 2014).

Contact Information

GardenStateSheepBreeders@gmail.com

Garden State Sheep Breeders
P.O. Box 211
Annandale, NJ 08801


 

Board of Directors

President Eunice Bench (2013-2014)
Vice President Don Kniffen  (2013-2014)
Secretary Kevin Melvin  (2013-2014)
Treasurer Reni Melvin  (2013-2014)
Trustee Judi Lehrhaupt (2013-2015)
Trustee Andrea Holladay (2013-2015)
Trustee Shelley Nussbaum  (2014-2015)
Trustee Jennifer Elgrim (2014-2015)
Trustee Royal Unzicker (2014-2015)

Business Address:
Garden State Sheep Breeders
P.O. Box 914
Flemington, NJ 08822-0914
USA

 By Laws

Incorporation Document

 

Page Last Updated: 25-September-2014