For almost 20 years now, Susan Heller has been welcoming people to the annual Woolgathering event at Roxham Farm, near Hemmingford. Local artisans and chefs present their wares and offer demonstrations in the seven barns on Susan Heller's 1840s farm.
The baby chickens, baby ducks, some lambs, horses, and 5 pigs all roam free. And you're free to meet them too.
The arts and crafts fair is an annual pilgrimmage for some...an early Christmas shopping expedition for others. You have fair warning: It's all coming up next weekend (Sept 10 & 11).
Susan Heller joins our guest host, Geeta Nadkarni, on the line from Roxham.
(We're told the best way to get to the farm from Montreal is to take Highway 15 south from the Champlain Bridge to Exit 6. Follow Route 202 west to the T (Roxham Rd.). Turn left and follow the handmade sheep signs to the farm. The trip from Montreal takes about an hour.)