farm & fibre Mill
"Then one day, when you least expect it, the great adventure finds you"
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Please note our Farm Store will be closed on dates noted as we attend festivals & events.
The Fibre Forge Festival
The Hamilton Fibre Forge - Sunday March 12th, 2023
We had a great event! If you couldn't make it this year - watch for the date in 2024!
The Cotton Factory | 270 Sherman Ave N | Hamilton | Ontario
Please note our farm store still is closed for the season.
For the Love of Fibre
For the Love of Fibre - Saturday May 6th, 2023
Time to travel to eastern Ontario to the town of Spencerville and join us for the 2nd Annual For the Love of Fibre festival being held at the Spencerville Agricultural Fairgrounds - Drummond Building. A bigger venue and more vendors too.
Spencerville Fairgrounds - Drummond Building |22 Ryan St | Spencerville| Ont
Please note our farm store will be closed Fri May 5th & Sat May 6th while we attend this event.
Peterboro Fibre Arts Festival
Ptbo Fibre Arts Festival - Saturday May 13th, 2023
A little closer to home on this date, as we travel to Peterborough to set up our booth of alpaca goodness for fibre enthusiasts to ponder, squeeze and add to their stash. A great local event hosted by the Peterborough Spinners and Weavers Guild. Indoor parking. Join us.
Peterborough Square | 340 George St N | Peterborough | Ontario
Please note our farm store will be closed on Fri May 12 & Sat May 13 while we attend this event.
Fergus Fibre Festival
Fergus Fibre Festival - Saturday May 27th, 2023
Rain or shine, this fibre street festival is a crowd pleaser! AND IT's FREE to attend! Stop by the quaint town of Fergus Ontario for the festival which runs from 9am to 4pm. The festival will host over 50 vendors, farms, animals, exhibitors, food trucks and of course Pipers!
Location: St Andrews Street, Fergus
Time: 9am to 4pm on Saturday May 27th, 2023
Please note our farm store will be closed on Fri May 26 & Sat May 27 while we attend this event.
Annual Fibre Harvest - Scheduled for Spring 2023
We are not open to the public during this event.
Ontario Handspinning Seminar
Ontario Handspinning Seminar - June 2 to 3rd, 2023
We are excited to support as a vendor the Ontario Handspinning Seminar as they host their members at the Annual Conferencethe weekend of June 2-4, 2023 at the Burlington Conference Centre. If you are a hand spinning and wish more information please contact the Ontario Hand Spinning Seminar group for more details.
Please note our farm store will be closed on Fri June 2nd & Sat June 3rd, 2023 as we attend this event.
Kawartha Yarn and Fibre Festival - Saturday June 10th, 2023
Less than an hour from our farm, we will be joining the organizers of The Kawartha Yarn and FIbre Festival for a great event being hosted at the Fenelon Falls Community Centre. A terrific event which a load of great vendors! Join us.
Fenelon Falls Community Centre | 27 Veterans Way | Fenelon Falls | Ontario
Please note our farm store will be closed on Fri June 9 & Sat Jun 10th as we attend this event.
Muskoka Yarn & Fibre Fest
Muskoka Yarn and Fibre Fest - Saturday June 24th, 2023
Well it's off to northern cottage country as we join the Muskoka Yarn and Fibre Fest being held at the Bracebridge Agricultural Fairgrounds. Join as and our hosts at this great annual fibre enthusiast event! Filled with a lot of fibre goodness - this is one you do not want to miss!
Bracebridge Agricultural Fairgrounds |331 Fraserburg Rd | Bracebridge | Ontario
10 am - 4pm
Please note our farm store will be closed on Fri Jun 23 & Sat Jun 24 as we attend this event.
Fibre Spirit Festival
Fibre Spirit Festival - Saturday August 26th, 2023
Join us as we gather at the Essa Curling Club in Barrie, Ontario on Saturday August 26th, 2023 for the annual Fibre Spirit event. A great event, with a ton of terrific vendors ready to share all things fibre with you! Barrie is a great place to visit (if you have not) and has wonderful choices locally for lunch too - if you and the girls want to make it a road trip date! Please do stop by and say hello at our booth - we would love to see you there!
Barrie Curling Club | 175 Essa Road | Barrie | Ontario 10 am - 4:30pm
Please note our farm store will be closed on Fri Aug 25 and Sat Aug 26 as we attend this event.
#locallygrown, #farmfresh, #madefreshdaily, #twinpinesalpacas
Woolstock EAST NS
Woolstock East Festival - Saturday Septemer 16th, 2023
It's time for a road trip to the east coast and we can smell the fresh air and feel the warm hospitality already. Join us for the Woolstock East fibre festival being hosted at the North Shore Recreation Centre in Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia.
Note: Farm store hours around this event will be updated once plans are finalized.
October 27, 28 & 29
Hand of Man Art & Craft Sale
Annual Hand of Man Art & Craft Sale - October 27-29th, 2023
Join us and our hosts the Peterborough Guild of Arts and Crafts at the 46th Annual Hand of Man Art & Craft Sale being held at the Morrow Building in Peterborough Ontario. A perfect way to admire the wide variety of local talent, a local artisan handcrafted items from a variety of vendors who will be present at the show. We are excited to be joining the Hand of Man event for our first time in 2023 - where we are planning a booth full of alpaca goodness. A perfect place to shop for the upcoming holiday season!
Event Hours: Fri Oct 17 (5pm - 9pm), Sat Oct 28 (9am - 4pm) and Sun Oct 29 (11am - 4pm)
Morrow Building - 155 Landsdowne St W | Peterborough | Ont
Our farm store will be closed from Thurs Oct 26 to Sun Oct 29 as we attend this event.
Oh my, what could it be?
Stay tuned - details coming soon!
A Visit To the Farm - Things You Need to Know
To ensure the safety of all who visit our farm ~ please ensure you review and comply with the following:
Our herd of Huacaya Alpacas are easily viewed in their pastures from the observation deck at the back of our store. As a registered fibre farm our herd are livestock (not petstock) - this just means, they love visitors and selfies but you should not expect to pet them. Never feed the alpacas or any wildlife while visiting the farm.
Your family's pet is not allowed on farm property for the safety of your pet & our herd. No exceptions.
Visitors & Guest
Parents/Guardians are responsible to abide by farm signage and rules and must supervise children in their attendance at all times while on farm property. Do not leave children unattended for any reason. Do not allow children to climb on farm equipment, buildings, trees, patio railings; and, entry to pastures and fields is not permitted.
There is no smoking or vaping allowed on farm property or open flames allowed on the farm at any time. Respect all signage and do not open gates or attempt to enter pastures. Proper footwear (closed toed shoes) are recommended when attending any scheduled farm event.
We abide by all provincial regulations in place regarding COVID 19 when in effect. Masks are not required. We have hand sanitizer available in our farm store for your use.
Public Farm/Mill Tours
As a working farm, all public/farm mill tours offered during warmer summer months only and are prescheduled with tickets sold online in advance. We do not public tours outside of advertised dates/times.
Group Tours for the 2023 summer season are being accepted from Knitters/Weavers/Spinning Guilds ~ please contact Barb at [email protected] for details.
We are not able to accommodate children's groups or school tours at this time due to limited staffing to conduct tours.
Products We Sell
We are yarn farmers and do not sell fruits, vegetables, alpaca raw fibre, alpaca meat or chicken feed. :-)
Contactless Payment Methods are Preferred
We accept cash, debit, VISA and Mastercard as forms of payment for retail purchases. We do not accept American Express.
SHOP WITH US Online
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.