Sheep and Wool Week ~ Part 2~ Moms While the children worked and played outside the moms and I worked inside or on our covered porch. The moms learned within a week about the many different breeds of sheep and how to get the wool from the sheep to beautifully dyed and hand spun yarn. It was also a time … Read More

First Branch Farm and Fiber Tour Last Saturday, Vermont Grand View Farm opened our doors for the second annual Farm and Fiber Tour. Visitors arrived from all over New England to experience farm life first hand. A few of our visitors were repeat visitors who had come last year and wanted to come again because they had so much fun. … Read More

Handsome Boys for Sale… It amazes me how quickly our lambs grow every year. Yesterday I went into the pasture to try to capture some pictures of the lambs. My boys seemed especially interested in posing for me. I would like for you to meet Custer. He is a pure bred natural colored Romney ram lamb born April of 2008. … Read More

Fedora and Azalea This past lambing season we had some lambing issues arise in one of our breeding lines. We realized that these girls should not be bred again for their own safety. It was a sad realization because we have a special fondness for these girls, Fedora, Azalea, and Blossom. In early April, after they had lambed, I began … Read More

Marigolds and Queen Anne’s Lace I love this time of year when all the wildflowers are in bloom and the garden is dotted with color from Cosmos, Calendula, and Marigolds. My children know that I may pull the car over to the side of the road at any moment to stop and pick flowers. Then, whoever happens to be with … Read More

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