KUOW Spotlight: KCD at the 2017 Vashon Sheepdog Classic

The annual Vashon Sheepdog Classic is one of North America’s leading herding competitions. Set for June 8-11, 2017 at Misty Isle Farms, this year’s event will include an expanded fiber arts festival and resource stewardship information provided by King Conservation District.

Temple Grandin, world-renown authority on animal welfare and livestock handling equipment design, will be an honored guest at the Sheepdog Classic on Sunday, June 11, 2017.

KCD is the Education Sponsor for the Sheepdog Classic and this year’s booth will include a display about Hügelkultur, a traditional European method of constructing raised beds on decomposing woody debris.

The Sheepdog Classic is a major fundraiser for Vashon youth programs.

Vashon Sheepdog Classic from Lisa Berglund on Vimeo.

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