Threshing at MHV

Bring family and friends to MHV on Monday, September 3, between 10:00 AM and 5:00 PM for Fall on the Farm. This year we are featuring a unique event. With the support of the Southeast Draft Horse Association, we are planning to operate two threshing machines on the field just north of the Village. Eight loads of sheaves are being stored under roof, and two machines are being checked out and prepared for work. Weather permitting, our guests will have the opportunity to pitch sheaves, either onto a wagon or into the threshing machine. Come also for more pioneer demonstrations, ethnic food, great entertainment, kids’ activities, and the opportunity to remember what life was like for those who came to our country to create new communities and make a new start to an old way of life.

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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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