Thistle Cove Farm is an Appalachian homestead farm in southwest VA using sustainable agriculture practices. We have rare breed American Curly horses, Shetland, Romney & Merino sheep. Fun & educational farm tours are available to classrooms (VA SOL appropriate), Scouts, Seniors, families, etc. We sell woolens (100% virgin wool blankets, lap rugs) under our own label. The Lost Arts Guild is homed here & features traditional mountain artisans & crafters. Visit our farm store to buy hand crafted shawls, hats, leather saddles, 4-string mountain dulcimers, soap, wool blankets and other mountain crafts.
Sheep Shearing Day @ Thistle Cove Farm * April 17, 2004 * Watch our rare breed Shetland, Romney and Merino sheep shorn of their winter coats. Traditional mountain crafters will demonstrate how they weave shawls, spin yarn, knit hats, make leather saddles, iron courtn' candles, hay forks and more.
Thistle Cove Farm Store - call for appointment OR come by every Saturday in November 10 to 3. Celebrate Christmas with us and see how traditional mountain crafts are made. We'll make shawls, 4-string mountain dulcimers, iron candle holders and much more.
Sheep Shearing every third Saturday in April; open to the public.
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