Ram on the Lam Finds Temporary Shelter at Katama Farm

A one-year-old ram named Chili has repeatedly torn free from its fencing confines this winter and roamed the plains of Katama. Chili has kept animal control officer Barbara Prada busy — she calls him a Houdini.

Sheepapalooza is Baa-ck

It’s Sheepapalooza time again. On Saturday, April 20, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. the Farm Institute is reveling in all things sheepie.

Morning chores begin at 9 a.m., followed by sheep shearing with Andy Rice, fiber arts, lunch (play with sheep, eat sheep), farm tours and sheep herding demonstrations.

The event takes place rain or shine. Cost is $10 per family, or $5 per individual.

For more details, visit farminstitute.org or call 508-627-7007.