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Watch our new equipment shed take shape

January 17, 2012

  Having grown tired of shuffling equipment in and out of barns and replacing sheep-chewed wiring, we have decided to erect an equipment shed to house our various “little helpers.” We contracted with a local Amish building crew that works straight through the winter on such projects. With any luck it will be done before [...]

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A fleece with international appeal

January 16, 2012

In mid-November, we received what looked  like just another email inquiry of  doubtful origin and sincerity, asking about a certain BFL fleece we had posted on our site. This buyer claimed to be in the Ukraine and wanted to know how to to go about purchasing the fleece. “Yeah, right,” I thought, as I hit [...]

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Fall Color Tour

November 18, 2011

Every year we are treated to a wonderful display of fall color here on our farm in Mid-Michigan. We are fortunate to have a woodlot composed of a large variety of trees, primarily hardwoods. Our fall colors here generally peak somewhere between October 15 and and November 1st. Take a quick color tour of our [...]

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Our BFL flock at Michigan Fiber Festival

August 23, 2011

We attended the 2011 Michigan Fiber festival in Allegan, MI on August 19-21, 2011 with just our white Bluefaced Leicester flock. We decided to give the Romneys the weekend off to save prep time and showring aggravation, since the white long wools were all combined. It ended up being a fairly relaxing and rewarding weekend. [...]

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