We’ve been so busy here on the farm, that Feature Friday slipped right by us, so we’re extending it to Saturday! Our feature this week is one of our cornerstone products. Each animal here on the farm contributes fiber to our products, and we try to honor that contribution by showcasing that particular animal in … Continue reading Feature Friday #9
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
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
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