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Rotational Grazing, Draft Power, and Medicinal Herbs

May 15 @ 9:00 am 12:00 pm

@ Northland Sheep Farm
3501 Hoxie Gorge Freetown Rd., Marathon, NY 13803

Donn Hewes and Maryrose Livingston operate a certified organic sheep farm using rotational grazing that includes cows and horses. They are a mixed power farm utilizing draft horse power and tractors. Join as to learn about rotational grazing, fencing options, sheep breeding, and their decision to move from cheese making to meat production. NRCS will be on-hand to discuss funding opportunities available for grazing infrastructure. We will also visit Becky Frye, who shares the land, to learn about growing culinary and medicinal herbs.