Many vendors offer ongoing tastes and samples of their wonderful products at their booths. A few vendors provide more elaborate demonstrations. Locations of Booths can be found on the easels with white boards throughout the festival site.
Agriculture and Local Livelihood demonstrations at booths, ongoing unless otherwise indicated
- Seeds of Solidarity: Garlic growing workshops: several times each day, check schedule
- White Buffalo Herbs: herbal tincture and oil making, see scheduled events
- Fungially: Wine cap innoculation, see scheduled events
- Balky Farm: Needle Felting
- Woodcock Farm: Spinning
- White Oak Timber Framers
- PV²: Solar electricity for the main stage
- Turn, Turn, Turn: Wood turning on a lathe, check schedule
- Plant an American Chestnut Tree, see scheduled events
- New England Wild Edibles: Totem mushroom innoculation, see scheduled events
- Sweet Birch Herbals: Making Herbal Elixers, see scheduled events
- Clearview Compost, trouble-shooting compost piles
- In the animal area: MA 4H Club Junior Pioneers
- and more!!!
Art and Craft Demonstrations Located at Exhibitor’s Booth
Cara Finch Fine Art painting acrylic on canvas.
Cricket on the Hearth Handweaving demonstrates spinning yarn.
Melinda LeLacheur of Dragonfly Designs handcrafts wire and beaded bugs.
Kathy Litchfield of Firecrow Handwovens demonstrates weaving and invites festival-goers to try weaving, too, on a four-harness Harrisville loom.
Helene Uprichard of Hilltown Handmades demonstrates hand-sewing.
Karen Ducey of Moon and Sundries shows festival attendees the process of button making.
Susan Mulholland of Mulholland Silkscreen displays a collage that demonstrates the printmaking process.
Tiffany DeAngelo of Nova Luxe Studios demonstrates how to wrap a wire tree.
James Payne of Ring of Change show attendees how to turn a coin into a ring.
Samuel Scherer of Sam’s Wooden Bowls demonstrates bowl and spindle turning with 2 lathes and 3 wood turners. Projects include plates,tops small bowls,boxes,natural edge bowls.
Sharon Raymond of Simple Shoemaking shows you how to create your own “First Footsteps” shoes for toddlers.
Kim Parkhurst of Splendid Toad Art Farm demonstrates painting techniques.
Spoon River Jewelry demonstrates making rings out of spoons.
Adele Smith-Penniman of WEAVING ARTcetera uses fibers of varied colors and textures, and will be weaving wall hangings and bags on a rigid heddle loom.
Rachel Beaupré of Wee Things Fiber Arts brings needle-felting and hand-sewing with natural fibers demonstrations.