Wool and Fiber
The Florida Cracker is a well adapted wool breed with a rich Florida history, and many of our members raise this breed for wool production. Professional shearers are available, and their schedule is posted on the MSA website and Facebook page. The Pioneer Fiber Mill is located in New Smyrna Beach, giving access to local processing.
The MSA sponsors a Spring wool event with workshops and fiber displays. This year the date is Saturday, April 10, at Fairmeadow Farm in Ocala. A tour of the Pioneer Fiber Mill is being planned for some time this year.
MARK YOUR CALENDARS:
April 10, 2021, 10 – 2 PM
FLORIDA WOOL FROM FLORIDA SHEPHERDS
9250 NW 60th Ave
Ocala FL 34482
Florida Cracker sheep will be on display, and beautiful wool from various breeds will be presented. Cost for the Shearing School is $50, and Ben Hearne will be the instructor. We will also have spinning and weaving demonstrations, and all things pertaining to wool. So mark your calendar and join us! Come join us for a Family Affair!
Please pre-register and pay for the Shearing School HERE. Thank you!