The Small Farmer's Journal Live Auction:

is taking place at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds this weekend. Where else can you learn how to feed a horse, take care of your backyard chickens or play games with your pony?

1000 Friends will be there tabling on Friday and Saturday and Staff Attorney Pam Hardy will be giving a presentation on the future of industrial-scale solar siting on rural lands - Friday from 3-4 PM. Be sure to check out the 2nd annual Jethro Tull Draft Horse & Mule Plowing Competition as well.

Visit the website to see the schedule so you’ll know which day has what, then pack up the family (or just wander in by yourself) and head for Madras sometime between April 13 – 16, 2011.

You can get the details at 1-800-876-2392 or 541-549-2064 or by visiting

It’s not every day you get a chance like this – I say, take it.

Event Date: 
Wed, 04/13/2011 (All day) - Sat, 04/16/2011 (All day)