Schedule coming soon!!
The 2019 Draft Animal-Power Field Days will be held at the Shelburne Farms in Shelburne, Vermont on October 4-6, 2019. The event will offer a number of highlights:
- Intensive workshops offered on Friday will cover topics such as forestry, training draft-animals, cultivation, introduction to oxen and teaching teamsters.
- Equipment demonstrations will feature manufacturers who specialize in animal-powered equipment as well as practical adaptations for equipment designed for tractors.
- Educational sessions featuring animal-power in the market garden: many organic producers see animal-power as a viable alternative to tractors.
- Logging and forestry folks will find a number of interesting topics, discussions and demonstrations about animal-powered logging and positive impact forestry.
- These workshops, a foal raffle and many other demonstrations will attract a wide cross-section of animal-power supporters including farmers, foresters, gardeners, general public & educational institutions who are looking for resources & connections with other like-minded people, businesses and organizations.