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Wow! August is Here…….

Not sure where July went but we are always happy to see August. The farm is a busy place right now with a long and varied list of jobs every day.  We have been building pens for our growing flocks … Continue reading

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Enjoying the Bounty of Summer

We are busy with gardening and canning in addition to all of our animals with fiber production.  Summer is the busiest time here. Lambs are weaned and growing.  The ewes are resting after the lambing season. Bees are in full … Continue reading

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Summer is here……

Summer is here, at least based on the heat and humidity.We already have fans up to keep the air moving for the sheep.  With all of the rain the grass is still growing providing great food for the sheep.  Our … Continue reading

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May Spin In

May is always a busy month on the farm. We will begin weaning lambs soon.  Checking hives for honey will be on the agenda this month, as well.  You will not know until you open the hives if there is … Continue reading

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April Showers Bring May Flowers and Grass for Sheep

April is already in full swing. We have had plenty of rain to help the grass grow for our beautiful sheep. Lambs are growing so fast. Our last lambs will be born this week. It is a busy time of … Continue reading

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March Fiber Fantasia

March is always a fabulous month!  We will have our Spin/Knit/Crochet In at the Red Barn Studio March 17th from 10-3 here on the Farm. We welcome you to visit, bring your project or projects and relax. The 12th Annual … Continue reading

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Class Change

Jane Bynum’s Spinning off the point class has been postponed. We will reschedule and announce the new time later. She is teaching workshops at Carolina FiberFest March 23 and 24,2018 at the NC State Fairgrounds in the Kerr Scott building. … Continue reading

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Lambing!

Pinky surprised us with quadruplets on Sunday. She is a Finn sheep or Finnish Landrace. They are known to have multiple lambs. She has had triplets and quadruplets before. We moved them into a stall which is protected from the … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

We will bring in the New Year with a dye class on Monday January 15th from 10-2. Jane Bynum will offer her Spinning off the Point class at the Red Barn Studio on Saturday February 24th from 10-1. Our Class … Continue reading

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December Charms

Our December Knit/Spin/Crochet In will be held on the 16th from 10-3 in the Red Barn Studio at Heelside Farms. It will offer the opportunity to relax and fiber on during a special time of year. We look forward to … Continue reading

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