Wool Handling & Evaluation Course

Written by SPANS Thursday, June 7, 2018

Sheep Producers Association of Nova Scotia are conducting a Wool Handling & Evaluation Course to all who are interested!

wool handling & evaluation course in NS

Date: July 4th - 6th

Location: NSPE Complex, Bible Hill, NS

Instructor: Lisa Surber

A practical, hands-on course aimed at providing education on improving the qulaity of the flock's wool clip.
Learn good fleece handling & preparation techniques, from the sheep to the sack.
"Improved Quality = Increased Returns"
Learn to assess wool for different end-users, such as in the fibre arts and crafts. 

Register: before June 22

Contact: Ashley at SPANS 902-895-0581 novascotiasheep@gmail.com 

 

 


Upper Canada Fibreshed

Written by Upper Canada Fibreshed Monday, May 28, 2018

Upper  Canada Fibreshed - Save the Date!

This August, the Upper Canada Fibreshed are hosting a day long event bringing together farmers, textile artists, processors, industry representatives and supportive citizens to chart a new path in the local Ontario grow & sewn textile movement.

We will be sending out more information and event registration details soon, so mark your calender's and look to hear more from us soon! 

uppercanadafibreshed@gmail.com

Upper Canada Fibreshed - safe the date

 


FULL-TIME POSITION for WOOL OPERATIONS

Written by CCWG Friday, May 11, 2018

FULL-TIME POSITION for WOOL OPERATIONS

  • Forklift Licence (Counter Balance) & Propane Certification an asset
  • Physical Labour & Lifting Involved
  • Monday to Friday (40 Hours)
  • Benefit Package & Pension Plan Available

Fax resume to 613-257-8896 or drop resume off to the OFFICE of:

CANADIAN CO-OPERATIVE WOOL GROWERS LIMITED
142 Franktown Rd, Carleton Place, ON

or email your resume to ccwghq@wool.ca  
No Phone Calls Please!

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We express our sincere condolences to the Ayre family.

Written by CCWG Wednesday, April 11, 2018

William Arthur Lloyd Ayre

On behalf of everyone at CCWG we express our sincere condolences to the Ayre family. Lloyd was our highly respected Past President and served on our Board of Directors for many years. He was a strong leader and proud supporter of our organization, his advice and guidance contributed greatly to the success of our company. We have many fond memories, he was a wonderful friend and will be dearly missed.

Au nom de tous les membres du CCWG, nous exprimons nos sincères condoléances à la famille Ayre. Lloyd était un de nos président très respecté et a siégé à notre conseil d'administration pendant de nombreuses années. Il était un leader fort et un partisan de notre organisation, ses conseils ont grandement contribué au succès de notre entreprise. Nous avons beaucoup de bons souvenirs, il était un ami merveilleux et nous manquera beaucoup.

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Stitch in Time at the Glengarry Pioneer Museum

Written by ON District 10 Wednesday, March 28, 2018

STITCH IN TIME 

event to be held in July 7-8th at the Glengarry Pioneer Museum - 1645 County Road 30, Dunvegan, ON

EXHIBITS of antique and contemporary quilts, hooked rugs, weaving and other fibre arts
VENDORS offering an array of fibre art and quilting supplies
FLEECE COMPETITION and AUCTION featuring top quality fleeces from the region’s leading farms
REFRESHMENTS on site

For more information, visit: www.GlengarryPioneerMusem.ca