On March 28, 2018

Billings welcomes spring arrivals during Baby Farm Animal Celebration

Courtesy BFM Staff

Billings maintains a flock of between six and 10 breeding ewes and a lively group of lambs born each spring. These babies wear wool sweaters to help them to stay warm during chilly weather.

Friday & Saturday, March 30-31—WOODSTOCK— Billings Farm & Museum will feature its annual Baby Farm Animal Celebration on Friday and Saturday, March 30-31, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The farm’s most popular event, the Baby Farm Animal Celebration offers the opportunity to meet the newest baby animals. Heirloom seed and children’s craft activities also will be featured.

The skilled staff will introduce guests to the farm’s calves, lambs, steers, piglets, chicks, ducklings, and goslings and discuss care, diet, and growth, while seeing them up close.

Learn about the importance of heirloom seeds and plant a seed from the Billings Farm garden to take home. Craft a farm animal plant marker to go with the plantings.

Admission includes all programs and activities plus the farm life exhibits, 1890 Farm House, and working dairy farm. The Farm & Museum is located one-half mile north of the Woodstock village green on Vermont Route 12. For additional information, contact 802-457-2355 or billingsfarm.org.

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