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Small Business Saturday…….Shop Local….

Heelside Farms’ Red Barn Studio will be open for Small Business Saturday November 24th, from 10-3. We will be offering specials on Yarn, Roving, Top, Kits, Needles and Blankets.  Our wool is from our sheep. Buying local here means really … Continue reading

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November Fun

Our Knit/Spin/Crochet In will be held on November 17th from 10-3 in the Red Barn Studio on our farm. We welcome you to join the creative fun. Bring a project or purchase a new one.  Show off your projects. It … Continue reading

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Saff this week

The Southeastern Animal Fiber Festival is this week in Fletcher, N.C. near Asheville at the Western N.C. Fairgrounds.  Check out www.saffsite.org for more info. They also have an app this year for you to download. It is a grand event. … Continue reading

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October Fiber Fun

The Fall Fiber Fun is happening right now! Spinzilla is happening this week. How many yards can you spin in one week? Our Knit/Spin/Crochet In will be held at the Red Barn Studio on October 20th from 10-3. We celebrate … Continue reading

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Is It Fall Yet?

We are still enjoying(?) summer weather here at the farm. Very hot and muggy. Oh and now someone is sending a hurricane our way! Well that is North Carolina. Some years we think X marks the spot on us for … Continue reading

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Honey, Cider and Fiber Oh My!

September is almost here. We are excited to welcome the Fall projects to our list.  Bees have been robbed and their luscious golden honey is in the jars.  Cider has been pressed from our apples ( a dream come true … Continue reading

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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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