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!
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
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