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Monday, June 21, 2010

Farm Tour and Open House this Sunday!


This Sunday, June 27, 2010 we will be having an Open House as well as a Farm Tour with 5 other small area farms like ours. It is from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. There will be spinning and felting demonstrations as well as beverages and snacks from things grown here on the farm. Come see the animals and visit our farmstand which will be filled with various items. The tour is set to share small scale farming as well as organic and self sustainability which is getting to be very important in this day and age.
The following farms will be joining us:

*ALPACAboose Farm:12 East St., in Oxford, CT. Come and meet our Alpaca girls and spend some time learning about these wonderful animals. Browse our farm store full of products made from their beautiful fiber. We will also have spinning and needle felting demonstrations. Contact Ron or Rose East for more information: 203-888-4695


*Alpaca Hill Farm: 8 Willow St, Seymour, CT. Visitors can meet our 19 Alpacas, muscovy ducks and herd guardian, Kramer (Great Pyrenees) when they come. http://www.alpacahillfarm.com/ or call 203-888-1526. We sell soft yarns and roving from our own animals in a variety of natural colors. Alpaca felt with a blend of colors is also featured for sale from our herd, as well as our own products we have lovely garments made from alpacas. Cuddly alpaca toys and alpaca bears are a favorite. Visitors will learn about alpacas and their care, as well as getting to pet and feed alpacas alfalfa cubes.

 
*Dream Come True Farm: 82 Freeman Rd, Oxford, CT. Mike and Pam Blasko will feature, Ashford spinning wheels with demos, goats milk soaps, handspun yarns and turned wooden bowls, among other items all made here on the farm. http://www.dreamcometrueyarn.com/ 203-736-2630


*Old Solar Farm: 153 Bowers Hill Rd, Oxford. Bill Deusing, We grow organic vegetables, and have a few chickens for eggs, as well as fruits and berries. 203 231-1790 http://www.ctnofa.org/


*Rowanwood Farm: 31 Chestnut Hill Rd, Newtown,Ct. A.J. and Jeff Collier have alpacas, llamas, Olde English Babydoll sheep, and Nigerian Dwarf dairy goats. The farm has "gone green" following the trends of today, by harvesting and selling all of the natural products produced from the animals. There is alpaca fiber, sheep wool, and homespun yarns. They have thirty varieties of uniquely scented , handcrafted goat milk soap. The pedigreed herd of alpaca, goats, and sheep are also for sale. 203-270-8346 or http://www.rowanwoodfarm.com/



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