Shepherds Farm Market A joint effort by the Frederick County Sheep Breeders and the Maryland Sheep Breeders Associations This year it will be on April 1, 2023, from 10 to 2, at the Frederick County Fairgrounds (home of the Great Frederick Fair). It was an opportunity for the members to […]
Frederick County Sheep Breeders March 31, 2021 Letter from the President: Happy Spring to all of you! The bulbs are blooming and the lambs are sproinging. I want to take this opportunity to catch you up on a few things the board has put together and a I have a […]
First Annual Shepherds Farm Market A joint effort by the Frederick County Sheep Breeders and the Maryland Sheep Breeders Associations Were your sales impacted this year by the lack of fiber festivals, fairs, weddings, and other gatherings? Ours were too and we thought of a new way of bringing our […]
July 21, 2020 Hello members… I hope this finds all of you well. The board met via Zoom last week and discussed the remainder of this calendar year and the events that we usually participate in and the current status of those events. The Maryland State Fair and The Great […]
March 19, 2020 – Letter from the President First of all, I hope this finds you and your loved ones feeling well. It has been an interesting few months to say the least and the last couple weeks feel surreal to me. Perhaps you feel the same. Most of our […]
The award this year goes to an amazing couple who have gone above and beyond to promote sheep and all the wonderful attributes of the products they provide us with, from meat to wool. They raise both types of sheep. They have survived raising a few amazing children to adulthood […]
2018 Special Award As the committee of previous winners of the shepherd of the year award started talking about this years Shepherd of the Year – a clear winner was evident. But there was something more we needed to do. We all agreed – without hesitation. A Distinguished Service Award […]
Many years ago, there was a family that appeared in the show barns of The Great Frederick Fair. This family was everywhere!!! But they were calm. Seemingly floating from event to event, show barn to show barn, from one end of the fairgrounds to the other. Never seeming stressed. Always […]
Emily Chamelin, Westminster MD, was awarded the 2017 Shepherd of the Year at the Frederick County Sheep Breeders annual dinner at Dutch’s Daughter, November 3, 2017.
Patti Sanville, Frederick MD, was awarded the 2016 Shepherd of the Year at the Frederick County Sheep Breeders annual dinner at Dutch’s Daughter, November 4, 2016.