The Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Fair.
August 15-18th _ Four days of country fair activities
| the livestock barn – our chicken exhibit, Freddie Fisher’s sow giving birth to 10 little ones & lots of island animals | the draft horse and oxen pulls | the fiber tent with it’s animals | the racing pigs | the exhibit hall of art, veggies, crafts, and island orgs | woodsman competition | skillet throw | equestrian shows | sheep shearing | and food and rides and more!
Slow Food’s Chicken exhibit added a bit to the poultry section.
Why have chickens? – freshness, flavor, nutrition
Characteristics of the breeds
Things to consider when choosing chickens