September 7th, 8th, and 9th, 2018
DAPNet Annual Gathering and Reber Rock Plow Days
In collaboration with The Essex Farm Institute

Reber Rock Farm  at 1699 Jersey Street, Essex NY 12936

Plowing, Fitting, and Planting all three days – bring your animals, your plow, and join us helping Nathan and Racey fall seeding several acres on their farm. Practice your teamster skills on one of Tom Jenkins’ obstacle courses. Get some of this year’s question answered at the workshops while hanging out with the DAPNet community. On Friday night, enjoy the music of Plowman’s Lunch.. Saturday night is the Obstacle Course with prizes. Sunday morning  is the DAPNet Annual Meeting with our plans for 2019.

Join us with or without animals!

Admission is $20 pp with children under 14 free.
Free camping is available. There are no RV hookups.
GOOD food will be available.
Please leave your dogs at home.

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More info to come soon on the weekend workshop schedule.

Questions specific to the plowing itself, contact Nathan Henderson at  NATHAN@REBERROCKFARM.COM OR 5185738713

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The goal of the Draft Animal-Power Network is to provide year-round educational and networking opportunities, highlighting ongoing efforts of people throughout the region who are educating, mentoring and building community around animal-power and renewable land use.

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