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Plowing Workshop for ALHFAM Members

  • 07 Sep 2019
  • 8:00 AM
  • 08 Sep 2019
  • 4:30 PM
  • Tillers International, Scotts, Michigan
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Plowing Workshop for ALHFAM Members

Sponsored by ALHFAM and Tillers International

Location: Tillers International, Scotts, Michigan
Date: September 7 and 8, 2019
Cost: $150 includes lodging and most meals (details will be sent to registrants). A kitchen is available.

Limited to 10 participants only 

You must be an ALHFAM member to register. Not a member? Join now. 

Registration ends August 24, 2019 

This is the farming opportunity that you have been waiting for! An intensive and immersive fully-hands-on and brains-on workshop with the goal to develop the knowledge and ability to safely conduct plowing at historic sites in a skillful and professional manner. Participants will walk away from this workshop truly understanding how to plow, or refine your plowing with master plowmen at the master training facility: Tillers International. 

This exceptional price is a special deal for ALHFAM  members only

Instruction includes:
  • Historical context of the walking moldboard plow.
  • Field readiness and layout.
  • Plow adjustment.
  • Use of draft animals (horses and oxen), tack, and hitching.
  • Proper plowing techniques and correction of problems.
  • The critical importance of skill development and preservation in historically accurate programming. 

Lodging is in Tiller’s neo-rustic dorm-style rooms onsite with two to four beds per room. Each bedroom has its own bathroom and access to the kitchen and dining area. There is no a/c; bring a fan if the weather is hot.
Tillers International is in Scotts, Michigan: 20 miles from Kalamazoo; 70 miles from Lansing, and 118 miles from Detroit.

For more information about the workshop, contact: Ed Schultz, STP Workshop Development Manager: eschultz@cwf.org.

Registration will open soon. Check back.

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