farm & fibre Mill
"Then one day, when you least expect it, the great adventure finds you"
2022 Events Schedule
We host and attend events throughout the year - check our schedule for details!
For the Love of Fibre (Johnstown, Ontario)
Stop by our booth at the upcoming For the Love of Fibre to be held at the Johnstown Community Centre on Saturday May 7th, 2022 from 10am to 4pm.
Johnstown Community Centre 24 Sutton Drive, Johnstown, ONT
*Please note our farm store is closed on May 6th & 7th as we attend this event.
Peterborough Fibre Arts Festival (Peterborough Ontario)
Stop by our booth at the upcoming Peterborough Fibre Arts Festival hosted by the Peterborough Weavers Guide Association being held at Peterborough Square on Saturday May 14th, 2022 from 10am to 4pm.
Peterborough Square 340 George St N, Peterborough, ONT
*Please note our farm store is closed on May 13th & 14th as we attend this event
May 20 - 22
Annual Shearing on the Farm -
WE ARE CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC THIS WEEKEND
Each season we prepare for the celebration of our annual fibre harvest which gifts us with hundreds of pounds of luxurious alpaca fleece each year. It takes us a week to prepare as we clean the barn, give our crew their spa day and organize our teams. Please note for the safety of our Crew and Farm Staff - this event is not open to the public.
Kawartha Yarn & Fibre Festival (Fenelon Falls, Ontario)
Stop by our booth at the upcoming Kawartha Yarn & Fibre Festival being held at the Fenelon Falls Community Centre on Saturday June 11th from 9:30 am to 4pm
Fenelon Falls Community Centre 27 Veterans Way, Fenelon Falls, ONT
*Please note our farm store is closed as we attend this event
Muskoka Yarn & Fibrefest - (Bracebridge, Ont)
Stop by our booth at the upcoming Muskoka Yarn & Fibrefest being held at the Bracebridge Fairgounds on Saturday July 2nd from 10am to 4pm.
Bracebridge Fairgrounds, 331 Fraserburg Rd, Bracebridge, ONT
*Please note our farm store is closed on Friday July 1 & 2nd as we attend this event.
Fibre Spirit Festival (Barrie, Ont)
Stop by our booth at the upcoming the Fibre Spirit Festival being held at the Barrie Curlin Club on Saturday June 11th from 10am to 4pm.
Barrie Curling Club, 175 Essa Road, Barrie, ONT
*Please note our farm store is closed on Aug 26th & 27th as we attend this event.
2022 Season - Summer (May - Aug)
Guided Public Farm & Mill Tours
Curious about alpacas or how their luxurious fleece is transformed into finished goods? Why not join us on one of our family friendly Guided Public Tours is this season.
Each Guided Farm & Mill Tour is approximately 1.5 hrs and guests will have the opportunity to learn about Huacaya Alpaca farming; take selfies with members of the Crew; and, see how we transform their fleece into a variety of finished goods in our onsite textile mill.
As a working farm, our Guided Farm & Mill Tours dates are published and scheduled in advance. We operate rain or shine! Admission is by advance ticket sales only - and tickets are available for purchase through our online store. 100% of ticket sale proceeds support herd health and nutrition.
Each tour date offers a limited number of tour times and tickets. Plan to purchase yours early. We sell out each year!
A few things to need to know as you plan to attend.
Summer Season - Guided Public Farm/Mill Tour Dates
As a working farm, our tour dates are planned ahead and around our farming seasonal activities.
Our 2022 Summer Season tour dates are:
Click the Button below which will take you to our Online Store to purchase your tickets. Enter our store and look for Guided Farm Tours in the menu.
Select your date, time and number of tickets, and check out. It's that easy!
We look forward to see you this season!
Guided Public Farm Tours - Fall Schedule (Sept-Oct)
We are planning to offer a few more dates in Fall (Sept/Oct) - but we just need to do a bit more planning first! :-)
Farming and life is busy here, please check back by early July for more dates.
A Few Things To Know Before You Visit - Stay Safe
To ensure the safety of all who visit this season, please ensure you review and comply with the following:
* No smoking or vaping on farm property.
* Family pets are NOT allowed on farm property for the safety of your pet & our herd.
* Respect all signage and keep gates closed at all times while on farm property.
* Proper footwear (closed toed shoes/boots) are recommended and required if attending farm tour events.
* Children must be supervised at all times while in farm store and on farm property.
* Do not enter farm property outside of operating hours as Guard Dogs are on duty.
* Our Crew (alpacas) can be viewed from our farm store observation deck during operating hours.
* Our Crew is friendly, but they will not let you pet them ~ but they love getting their picture taken!
* Do not feed the alpacas or wildlife.
* #staysafe during your visit by ensuring you maintain social distance, sanitize your hands and wear a mask while indoors
* If you have been exposed or feel unwell, please plan your visit another day.
* Contactless payment is preferred for Farm Store purchases.
A Few Final Words
* We are 'yarn farmers' and do not sell fruits, vegetable, alpacas or meat produce. :-)
SHOP WITH US Online
Our Country Farm Store reopens for visitors in the 2022 season on Saturday March 26th, 2022 (10am - 4pm). In the meantime, our online store is always open. In the interim, if you need something and want to schedule an appointment to shop - please do. Just email Barb at [email protected]
Our online store is open 24/7 - we we pay to ship for orders over $75 (CDN) before taxes.
Please note, our farm store will be closed on November 18th thru 21st inclusive. On line store remains open, any orders placed will be fulfilled when we return.