Happy Friday,everyone! Hopefully our US friends had a wonderful Thanksgiving, while our international friends are enjoying a peaceful Friday. We are hosting our Annual Open Barn/Holiday Shop this entire weekend, so we’ve been out giving tours and hosting shoppers in the farm store. While I was in the farm store I noticed one of our … Continue reading Feature Friday #7
We’ve showcased fiber, and we’ve showcased a few of our favorite products, so this week we are showcasing one of our newest products: ADOPT AN ALPACA Our newest product launched November 1st- just in time for the holidays. If you’ve ever wanted an alpaca, but you don’t have the room or the time for a … Continue reading Feature Friday # 5
This week it is all about the FIBER! If you have ever visited us on the farm, in our store, or at an event, you know we love to talk fiber, so in this Feature Friday let’s talk about the star of the show: Alpaca Fiber. We hear it all the time and at every event- … Continue reading Feature Friday!
One of the things we learned during this year’s National Alpaca Farm Days, is that as an industry, we haven’t done a great job at highlighting WHY alpaca fiber is so wonderful, and what uses there are for it. To remedy this, we’ve decided to start Feature Friday! Every Friday, we will feature either a … Continue reading Feature Friday!
Rocking Chair Farm just returned from the 2018 Natural Fiber Extravaganza powered by AOA, held in Lebanon,TN. Check it out HERE! To say we are excited would be the understatement of the year! Three days of classes, workshops and seminars, the AOA National Fleece Show, National Spin Off, a Student Design Contest, a phenomenal Fiber Arts … Continue reading 2018 Natural Fiber Extravaganza
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and love is in the air! We love what we do, and we love our customers! To celebrate we are offering a special discount for all of our customers through Feb 14th. Shop online HERE and use the code: BEMINE for 14% off your order. You can also shop … Continue reading Happy Valentine’s Day!
Where has all the time gone? It is rapidly changing from summer into fall here on the farm. Little Rebel is growing into a handsome teenage alpaca, we have added to our security team, the flock has grown and changed and the leaves are changing while nights get cooler and the days get shorter. We … Continue reading Where has all the time gone?
The folks and the critters here at the farm have all been busy, busy, busy! Farmer David has been cleaning up fence rows, fields and the barn, the alpacas have been busily munching down their fields, the chickens have been on bug patrol, Ross, the barn kitty, is keeping varmints away and Mason, the Wonder … Continue reading The final countdown…
Spring has been in full force here for a while but this past week we have been experiencing a Blackberry Winter. Temps have been much cooler, we’ve had some rain and wind but it has been generally beautiful. The herd loves the cooler temperatures, and I often find them sunbathing for extended periods during the … Continue reading Spring and Shearing
As promised, we are doing an informational series on alpacas. To start us off, we are going to break down just what an alpaca is.