It’s true–sheep in the city! For one day only–Thursday, Sept. 27th–sheep will graze alongside midtown lunchers in Bryant Park, which I like to think of as my library’s backyard. I’m particularly excited about their visit because, after a trip to Ireland this summer that included five days of hiking across green hills and pastures among
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Yesterday afternoon we took a quick trip up to Philipsburg Manor to see what was happening at this historic Hudson valley farmstead’s Sheep to Shawl Fest. We arrived just in time to see the last batch of sheep being herded to the shearing area by a very intrepid dog. There are no shearing
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Last weekend I took a trip to Michigan for a few days. A highlight of the trip was a visit to a farm museum in Dearborn–Greenfield Village. The place itself is more than farm, however; it’s an odd and bustling tribute to Henry Ford’s vision of American ingenuity and inventiveness, with some traditional technologies
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