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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...

Great News and Ideas form the Farm :)

Blog: Texas Herb Company& Crafty Threads   -   Saturday January 05, 2013   -   By Petra

Hello Everyone I like to invite ya'll to my new great newsletter (it's FREE), where you find great ideas on everything that has to do with yarn as well as awesome tips on herbal remedies and homade herbal goodies. http://eepurl.com/tCjLD...

New York Sheep Fair !

Blog: Cranberry Moon Farm   -   Wednesday October 10, 2012   -   By Miss Lisa

Hi All ! Cranberry Moon Farm will once again be attending the New York Sheep and Wool Festival in Rhinebeck, NY. October 20-21... We will be in our usual location, OUTSIDE in 27A, #5, between Barns 28 & 27.. This year we are introducing our new...

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Sharing our abundance...and waste!

Blog: Nostalgic Necessities   -   Tuesday July 31, 2012   -   By Julie

We are offering many handmade items. Most of our products were developed with recycling in mind. We have been blessed with many people's leftovers and throwaways, so we decided to use them up! Our yarn products are made with everything from small balls of yarn...

Spring??? in Kansas

Blog: Caprine Corner   -   Monday February 20, 2012   -   By Lisa

Here it is the middle of Feb. and we are having weather like March..  So far no real snowfall, and very little rain.  The critters are doing well, We are sending a couple of the horses to Kansas City to be used by a Youth Ministery, they will be used...

Trimbelle Valley Fiber Farm LLC

Blog: Trimbelle Valley Fiber Farm LLC   -   Friday September 16, 2011   -   By Patty & Brian

Trimbelle Valley Fiber Farm is nestled in The Beautiful Trimbelle Valley of Western Wisconsin. Our family has been raising show quality llamas since 2002. We strive for conformational correctness with a calm disposition with in all of our llamas,...

Howdy from Texas

Blog: Texas Herb Company& Crafty Threads   -   Tuesday August 02, 2011   -   By Petra

Wow, it's a hot day again . The animals are all roaming around and pass by the water hose routinely so they can get their shower :) I think I will stay home from the clinic tomorrow so I can care for my "children". With the weather up to 107...

Chchchchchanges!

Blog: Honeysuckle Haven Homespun   -   Tuesday June 14, 2011   -   By Lorrie

Hi, Everyone!  It has been an awesome year thus far!!!  I married Brad in February, went to Clown Convention 2 weeks later and have been serving and working alongside him since then.  We are very in-love newlyweds and may it always be...

And Happy New Year 2011

Blog: Sweet Harmony Farm   -   Sunday January 02, 2011   -   By Mona

I had a wonderful end to last year / start to the New Year on Friday morning ~ I went to Sallie’s Fen Fibers to pick up another batch of my yarn!   I had this yarn done in a twist.  There’s a ply of white yarn, courtesy of Bo Jangles, and...

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...

Alpaca yarn available for gifts

Blog: Clare Limerick Alpaca and Produce Farm   -   Tuesday December 07, 2010   -   By Jan

The Clare Limerick Alpaca Ranch has beautiful alpaca yarn available for holiday gifts.  All yarn comes from our herd.  We have natural colors and hand dyed colors.  Prices range from $10 - $40 a skein.  Please contact us for more...

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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...

My Dream Come True!

Blog: Pine Needle Farm   -   Saturday October 16, 2010   -   By Ann

My dream has come true after 9 years!  I have my own cashmere dehairing machine!!!  Now I can process mine and other people's cashmere into cloud ready to spin, or process further at another mill.  This has been a dream of mine ever...

Angora Yarn

Blog: Spin The Bunny Rabbitry   -   Thursday September 30, 2010   -   By Debra

Hello All, Fall is a busy time - goats, sheep to shear, bunny wool to harvest and lots of dyeing in rainbows of color - new yarns are coming into the shop weekly. This month we are featuring yarns in fall colors - just think maple leaves - gorgeous colors! ...

It's still raining!

Blog: Pine Needle Farm   -   Monday June 21, 2010   -   By Ann

It is still raining.  We did have two nice days over the week-end, especially Saturday.  The Farmers' Market went well.  I sold a couple of cashmere scarves, goat milk soap, and met some interesting people.  Lots of people were...

More rain

Blog: Pine Needle Farm   -   Wednesday June 16, 2010   -   By Ann

It just keeps on raining.  We have an inch now, and it's still coming down.  It let up for a couple of hours this afternoon, so I let the goats out for a while.     Since I was inside, I did some spinning, crocheting and cheese...

Knitting Idea

Blog: Sweet Harmony Farm   -   Friday October 30, 2009   -   By Mona

I am a very slow knitter; therefore I weave.  Occasionally I do knit and no, I’m usually not the person who knits a swatch first, although I know I probably should.  Most of you faithfully knit swatches, right?  This would mean that most of you...

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SAFF

Blog: 3 Hawk Alpacas   -   Tuesday October 27, 2009   -   By Anita

I have just returned from my first participation of the "Southeastern Animal Fiber Fair". It was a great experience and I was able to meet a lot of new and nice people.  There are really a large number of fiber artists and enthusiasts living in...

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