Fall on the Farm was a spectacular day. 1500 visitors came to experience the exhibits, the entertainment, the food and all the activities of the day. It seemed this crop of visitors was particularly interested in our pioneer demonstrations. Large groups gathered round the pig-butchering and chicken-slaughtering tables. An unusually large group of guests participated in the guided village tour conducted by volunteer tour-guide, Henry Dueck. The stationary threshing machine demonstration powered by two horses also generated considerable interest. The Southeast Draft Horse Association deserves kudos for getting this machine into operation. As always, it was gratifying to see many families with young children enjoying a fun day at the museum.

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Gary is responsible for the overall management of MHV. Guiding the staff, informing the board, and networking with officials, volunteers, corporate sponsors, individual donors and other guests. He has a business diploma and a MA in Global Studies from Providence Theological Seminary. With his family he did humanitarian work for 18 years in Asia, including being a CEO of a Compost Enterprise in China. He loves to discuss the Mennonite story and how it is relevant in our world. Learn more about the MHV.

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