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Welcome to Country Lakes Alpacas and Farm Store!

Blog: Country Lakes Alpacas   -   Saturday May 03, 2014   -   By Betty

Welcome to our farm! We are a family run alpaca farm in Lawton, Michigan, home to 18 beautiful, curious alpacas. In 2004 I thought it would be a great idea to "grow my own sweaters" and alpacas were an interesting idea.  Fast forward 10 years...

Happy St. Patricks Day!

Blog: Earthcare Suri Alpacas LLC   -   Saturday March 16, 2013   -   By Darlene

Happy St. Patrick's Week - yes, we are celebrating all week!  Starting Monday March 18 through Sunday March 23 if you buy $50 worth of products you will receive a credit of $5.  If you purchase an animal you will receive the credit, as...

Finally have our CSA

Blog: Allen Creek Country Store   -   Friday February 24, 2012   -   By Lori

Well, I have finally set up our fiber CSA!  We will be shearing everyone late April and based on last years clip and the increase in the herd we should have an excellent harvest.  Our offerings will be of 6 or more colors, all natural with no harsh...


Searching for my own pastures

Blog: Imaginary Alpaca Ranch   -   Sunday January 02, 2011   -   By vanalpaca

Since November, I have been searching the local area for an existing barn and available pastures where I can relocate my herd of alpacas. At 30 some alpacas, it hasn't been affordable for a couple of years to board the alpacas at someone elses' alpaca farm. I...

The beginning at Imaginary

Blog: Imaginary Alpaca Ranch   -   Friday November 19, 2010   -   By vanalpaca

I want to share with you how I first got exposed to the alpaca farming opportunity. It all started innocently enough. I bought a ticket for our garden club's annual bus trip. We stopped at several interesting places, usually including a place to buy...

Playing with Kailash's fiber!

Blog: Mountain Jewel Farm   -   Thursday September 23, 2010   -   By Sherm and Cindy

Aaahhh, the incredible softness of alpaca fiber!  Some is softer than others, but it's the baby alpaca that is so, so appealing to the senses. Touching, smelling and wearing the little black fiber fluffs attached to your clothing for days.  I made...

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