Fair Fleece Tent will appeal to yarn lovers

Posted Sept. 19, 2011, at 12:50 p.m.

UNITY, Maine — Celebrate rural living at the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association’s 35th annual Common Ground Country Fair Friday through Sunday, Sept. 23-25. Not to be missed by fiber lovers is the Fleece Tent, showcasing Maine-grown wool and specialty fibers. The sale is ongoing 9 a.m.-6 pm. Friday and Saturday, and 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday. There will be informal fiber talks and demonstrations. Fleece judging will be at 10 a.m. Saturday.

Visit the Wednesday Spinners and the Fiber Marketplace, both adjacent to the Fleece Tent; the booths in the Maine Fiber Farms area; and the many fiber businesses in the Maine agriculture booths area. Fair goers are invited to an open spin with the Wednesday Spinners 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25.

For information about the Fair, especially for volunteer opportunities, visit mofga.org/. For Fleece Tent information, contact Penelope Olson at mizoly@midcoast.com or call 785-2784.

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