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HD Video: Grand Central Bird Station

Blog: Golden Touch Alpaca Farm   -   Tuesday July 07, 2009   -   By Shelley

We posted a new video last night - enjoy a few minutes of the birds playing around at the feeders!     Grand Central Bird Station from goldentouchfarm on Vimeo .

Believe in Miracles - They do happen!

Blog: Golden Touch Alpaca Farm   -   Monday July 06, 2009   -   By Shelley

Friday started off as any typical day, morning chores where done so we decided with such beautiful weather we would take the boat out and do some fishing. We had a great day on the ocean and returned home around 4:00pm. As always when returning home from...

All of our Farm Videos in one Place!

Blog: Golden Touch Alpaca Farm   -   Tuesday May 19, 2009   -   By Shelley

I was just going through our Vimeo account and it is hard to believe that we have uploaded 45 videos of our farm in the last year and a half. We have had such a tremendous response to them, and it really helps us showcase our farm to people across the globe....

HD Video: Hummingbird Sneak Peak!

Blog: Golden Touch Alpaca Farm   -   Monday May 11, 2009   -   By Shelley

We hope you all had a wonderful weekend and a great Mother's Day! It was nice to finally see the sun, for the last 6 days New England has been grey and dreary, very tough on the motivation.  The early arrival hummingbirds were happy to see the sun as...

UN's International Year of Natural Fibers 2009 Mar...

Blog: Golden Touch Alpaca Farm   -   Monday May 04, 2009   -   By Shelley

      As you might have already known 2009 has been declared The International Year of Natural Fibers by the United Nations to help promote the production of textiles using Natural Fibers. They sent out an email blast this morning releasing...

The 3/50 Project - Support your local businesses!

Blog: Golden Touch Alpaca Farm   -   Wednesday April 29, 2009   -   By Shelley

    http://www.the350project.net/home.html

First Hummingbird siting of 2009!

Blog: Golden Touch Alpaca Farm   -   Monday April 27, 2009   -   By Shelley

Our first Hummingbirds of the season were spotted this morning! They are right on schedule. Last year they arrived on April 30th, and the year before that April 27th.   Check out this amazingly small Hummingbird Nest we found at the end of 2007. We...

New HD Video: Lazy Spring Afternoon with the Alpac...

Blog: Golden Touch Alpaca Farm   -   Wednesday April 15, 2009   -   By Shelley

It was a gorgeous day out and the Girls and their cria were enjoying having a nice relaxing afternoon. We got some decent shots and figured it would be a good time to upload them as we haven't posted a new video in a few months.   Enjoy! More Videos to...

10 Entrepreneurial Concepts to Live By

Blog: Golden Touch Alpaca Farm   -   Monday April 13, 2009   -   By Shelley

While browsing the Internet this morning I stumbled across a great list that really rings true in our neck of the woods. Over the years as we have ventured into different agricultural businesses and industries, the same general ideas and attitudes are needed...

Getting the Garden Ready

Blog: Golden Touch Alpaca Farm   -   Monday April 13, 2009   -   By Shelley

Over the weekend we spent some time getting our Vegetable and Herb garden ready for the quickly approaching growing season. The garden is roughly 45ft x 20ft, with a total area of 800 sq ft usable planting area (minusing the edging and pathways). This will be...

Video: How to Make Tea with Loose Herbs!

Blog: Golden Touch Alpaca Farm   -   Wednesday April 01, 2009   -   By Shelley

  I stumbled across this video recently and I think it is wonderful! Over the last years our kids have turned us onto making tea with loose herbs and we will never go back to buying bagged tea again. It is cheaper, better tasting, and there are a ton of...

Burrrr! Just when you thought Spring was Here

Blog: Golden Touch Alpaca Farm   -   Monday March 23, 2009   -   By Shelley

We were spoiled with a beautiful weekend and silly us, we expected it to stay like that! For a second there, I forgot we live in New England. As the saying goes, "If you don't like the Weather, just wait a minute." Unfortunately that holds true the...

Introducing our two new Jr. Herdsires!

Blog: Golden Touch Alpaca Farm   -   Wednesday February 04, 2009   -   By Shelley

  We are very excited to announce the addition of two brand new Jr. Herdsires to our alpaca herd, Black Tiger, and Asteroid's Kryptonite. We can't wait to get their genetics into our herd, stay tuned for more updates.   Here is the story of...

We have a new Grand Daughter!

Blog: Golden Touch Alpaca Farm   -   Friday January 23, 2009   -   By Shelley

    After the year we had in 2008, as a family, as an Alpaca Farmer, as a business owner, and as a Mom, a Wife, now a Grandmother, and a person, I didn't think 2009 could get any more wild but then you take something like the miracle of birth and...

Bird Watching on this Rainy Day!

Blog: Golden Touch Alpaca Farm   -   Wednesday January 07, 2009   -   By Shelley

Here is a quick video we shot with our new HD Camera, the Canon HV30. We couldn't be happier with it! Tons of different birds in this one, including our Wild Turkeys!     Bird Watching on this Rainy Day from goldentouchfarm on ...

Christmas in Westport Village on Dec. 6th

Blog: Golden Touch Alpaca Farm   -   Wednesday December 03, 2008   -   By Shelley

We are happy to announce we will be set up as a vendor, along with bringing some Alpacas, Donkeys, and miniature baby doll sheep. If you are in the Westport, MA area this upcoming Saturday be sure to swing through The Grange on Main Rd (930 Main Rd. Westport,...

Alpaca's named to World's 25 Weirdest Animals

Blog: Golden Touch Alpaca Farm   -   Thursday November 20, 2008   -   By Shelley

A friend of the family sent us an email this morning saying she stumbled across a list of the world's 25 Weirdest Animals and she thought of us when Alpacas claimed the 15 spot on the list.     Nothing odd to us! Be sure to check out the rest of...

Westport Rivers Vineyard Holiday Open House - Nov....

Blog: Golden Touch Alpaca Farm   -   Wednesday November 19, 2008   -   By Shelley

Golden Touch Farm is happy to announce that we will be attending this year's Westport Rivers Vineyard Holiday Open House as a vendor as well as having our alpacas on display for the day. Come out and meet our precious animals, browse our alpaca clothing and...

Getting Ready for the Holiday Season

Blog: Golden Touch Alpaca Farm   -   Tuesday November 11, 2008   -   By Shelley

Over the last year we have opened up our Farm Store, Golden Touch Naturals ( http://www.goldentouchnaturals.com ) and we are anxiously getting ready for the holiday shopping season. Our store is primarily online but we also have a Fiber Nook set up on the farm...

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