Plowing Workshop for ALHFAM Members
Sponsored by ALHFAM and Tillers InternationalLocation: 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 onlyInstruction 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: email@example.com.
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