Field Days 2019: Bovine beauty secrets, maple sweetness & romance

Are we on yet? Colin Foster, 15, of Middlebury, anxiously waits with his brown Swiss cow before the 4-H dairy conformation class at the Addison County Fair and Field Days in New Haven on Tuesday. Independent photo/Steve James

The gentleman shown here gets his animal ready to demonstrate a horse-powered machine outside the Antique Equipment Building at the Addison County Fair and Field Days this past Thursday. Independent photo/Nora Peachin
“A big part of 4-H is that (the kids) do the work themselves. It’s important that kids learn a good work ethic.” — Lindsey Carl

Last week’s Addison County Fair and Field Days was filled with a thousand little stories — more than can be recounted in one newspaper. We present here a few snapshots from the New Haven fairgrounds to give you a taste of our annual agricultural fair.

Click on the links to read some stories from the fairgrounds.

Hair spray on a cow and other Field Days grooming tips

Field Days barbecue couple brings a backstory

Little cow handler carries on a family tradition at Field Days

Farmers-to-be learn the value of work during Field Days prep

Maple in every form is a family specialty at Field Days Sugarhouse


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