Booth Demonstrations

Many festival exhibitors offer ongoing tastes and samples of their wonderful products at their booths. A few provide more elaborate demonstrations and scheduled workshops. Agriculture, Artist, and Local Livelihood demonstrations at booths are ongoing all weekend at the exhibitor’s discretion unless otherwise indicated as scheduled.  The location of booths with demos can be found on the easels with white boards throughout the festival site.

Scheduled Workshops at Exhibitor’s Booths:

See the Saturday and Sunday Schedules for times and locations of the following scheduled workshops:

 Seeds of Solidarity:  Growing Great Garlic (twice each day)

White Buffalo Herbs: Making Herbal Extracts (Sat. 1.30 pm)

Sweet Birch Herbals: Herbal Home Remedies for Stress Relief (Sun. 1.30 pm)

Plant an American Chestnut Tree (Sunday)

On-Going Agricultural Demos and Education at Exhibitor’s Booths:

Slow Cloth Demos:  Plant and animal fiber transformed into clothing and household items at the Slow Cloth Demo Tent

Balky Farm: Needle Felting

Clearview Farm (guest garlic growers): Braiding Garlic

Woodcock Farm: Spinning

White Oak Timber Framers

Clearview Composting: Compost Pile Trouble-Shooting

New England Wilderness Bushcraft:  Firecraft and Campcraft

NE Wilderness Bushcraft


Art and Craft Demonstrations Located at Exhibitor’s Booths

Beez Art Dolls: 18th Century African Slave Doll Making Technique

 Bouncing Bet Soapworks: Soap MakingBouncing Bet SoapworksCricket on the Hearth Handweaving: Hand Spinning Yarn on Drop Spindles

  Dragonfly Designs: Handcrafting Wire and Beaded Bugs

Dragonfly Designs

Moon and Sundries: Button Making

Mulholland Silkscreen: Silkscreen Printmaking

Susan Mulholland Silkscreen 

Nova Luxe Studios: Wire Tree Wrapping

Rings of Change:  Coin Ring Making

      Simple Shoemaking: Creating “First Footsteps” Shoes for Toddlers

Simple Shoemaking

 Spoon River Jewelry: Making Rings and Bracelets from Spoons

 Stillwater Flutes & Standing Bear Drums: 2 and 3 Hoop Dream Catchers

Turn, Turn, Turn: Bowl and Spindle Turning

 WEAVING ARTcetera: Weaving on a Rigid Heddle Loom

 Wee Things Fiber Arts: Needle Felting Toys, and Sewing Kits

Wild Edge Floral: Heart-Shaped Wreath Making