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Cindra Kerscher

The Livestock Conservancy

www.livestockconservancy.org

Cindra is the Programs Coordinator for The Livestock Conservancy and manages the Shave ‘Em to Save ‘Em Initiative, a program to raise awareness and encourage the use of fiber from endangered breeds of sheep. Cindra is an avid gardener and has raised backyard chickens and turkeys for eggs and meat. She became an accidental shepherdess with the unexpected adoption of a handful of St. Croix bottle babies which she raised for processing. She appreciates the satisfactions of looking at her dinner plate and knowing she raised it all.

Cindra is speaking in Pennsylvania.

Workshops

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Heritage Sheep: The rising stars for family farms

Heritage breeds of sheep are quickly becoming the darlings of today’s booming fiber arts community. Beyond fiber, they are a resource for amazing meat products that are being rediscovered by a new generation of consumers wanting sustainably raised and flavorful products. At this workshop, the Livestock Conservancy talks about the basics of keeping sheep, choosing appropriate breeds, and how they can fit in your farm plan.
Animal Husbandry

Speaking At:

Pennsylvania, Sunday 3:30-4:30 p.m., The Livestock Conservancy Stage
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