Category Archives: Alpaca

The Struggle Continues

As my living situation becomes intensely more tenuous I am finding it difficult to get everything done I need to get my fundraising campaign off the ground. I was able to make a bunch of magnets but all the other donation prizes I have conjured up have had one issue or another – from making …

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Snow, snow, a creative outburst, and more snow

It’s been a rough few days! I have been trying to work out my fundraising platform and create donation prizes but life keeps getting in the way. This time around it was a familiar nemesis- snow. This winter has been freakishly warm, with freezing rain and almost no snow, which has been great for me …

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Fundraising Stage One – Working on Donation Prizes

Well it’s been a little bit since I announced my plans to try and do a crowdsourcing campaign for my next big project. I have been wandering around in deep reflection trying to figure out what I was going to use as donation prizes. Could I use some of my old art work? I thought …

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The Mille Fleur Leghorn Search & Result

I wanted some pretty egg laying machines to add to my laying flock after eating egg sales started to surpass expectation. To keep up with demand I needed something stellar – I needed some leghorns. The thing is I don’t really like leghorns. They’re usually all white birds who do well in heat but not …

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The Search for Safe Weeds and Grasses for all Sorts of Farm Animals…

The long and arduous journey of finding plants safe for all the critters to feed themselves with…

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Two Days of Touring Alpaca Farms – What We Learned

This weekend was a celebration of National Alpaca Farm Day. Both days farms opened their doors to the public to learn about these wonderful creatures. We went to four farms and asked a ton of questions… below I will share with you some of the many things we’ve learned as well as some musings. I …

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