Sights of a small farm trade show
Friday, November 2, 2007 | 6:39 p.m. CDT;
updated 4:17 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, July 22, 2008
Mike Perkins promotes his waterless Kitchen Craft cookwear at the 15th annual National Small Farm Trade Show and Conference at the Boone County Fairgrounds on Friday. This is Perkins' second year at the farm trade show, and his eleventh year selling Kitchen Craft.
Elaine O'Brien, an intern at Terra Bella — a female- owned and operated Central Missouri organic farm — checks out poultry on display at the 15th annual National Small Farm Trade Show and Conference on Friday at the Boone County Fairgrounds. The conference, the largest annual small farm show in the United States, hosts a number of booths, livestock displays, sheepdog shows, farming equipment, demonstrations and more.
Dick Reinap, left, adjusts the top of his box of Polish and Buffed Orpington chicks, while Shelly Dowden and her 5-year-old son Deyton Dowden shop for new additions to their egg-laying business on Friday during the 15th annual National Small Farm Trade Show and Conference at the Boone County Fairgrounds. "The Orpingtons are really pretty birds with nice feather layers and are good eating, too, but we won't eat our birds unless they stop laying eggs," Shelly Dowden said.
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