The Fair

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