National Alpaca Farm Days September 23 & 24

Saturday, September 23rd and Sunday, September 24th are National Alpaca Farm Days and der Bauernhof Farms alpacas will be participating, as we have done every year since its inception. Come by and see our newest alpaca additions, watch our video on how we shear, and see our newest clothing and accessories made from our fiber by local artists. Bring a picnic lunch and sit under the trees and enjoy the country. On Sunday afternoon we are having ISU’s Improv Mafia here at 2:00 to do an “alpaca improv” with Ano, one of our own aspiring actor alpacas. Enjoy a Fall… Continue Reading

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Photographing Our New Fashions

The new snow gave us the incentive to go out and shoot some of our new fashions. With me behind the camera and Janetta in front, we stomped through the snow taking¬†pictures. It was fun to get out to experience the falling snow and, for Janetta, to be completely warm in the alpaca garments. We are very blessed to have Melinda’s great design skills creating wonderful garments from our fiber. Here Janetta is wearing one of Melinda’s latest designs, a poncho in mixed natural alpaca colors. This is a very busy time of the year for us, as we have… Continue Reading

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The annual National Alpaca Farm Days are¬†just around the corner and we are busy preparing for two days of delightful interaction with the public. We will have our alpacas and our farm available for visitors from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. both Saturday, September 24th and Sunday, September 25th. We have: two new white cria (baby alpaca) that you can see. There is only two days difference in age and they love to play together. an awesome video of the shearing process taken during this year’s shearing at our farm. lots of new yarn and clothing to show you from… Continue Reading

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