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Producer Profiles: Jennifer Osborn of All Sorts Acre

Jennifer is the Co-Founder of the Upper Canada Fibreshed. She is the most knowledgeable person I know regarding all things sheep, farming, wool, natural plant dyes and a great many other topics as well. 1,422 more words

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New arrivals

It’s been mild and wet this week, not bad weather for lambing but not the best for photography. I captured these images a week ago during a brief window of blue sky and sunshine. 28 more words


For George

Lambing season began today when we welcomed #1437 and then, a few hours later, #1438 and #1439 … all girls … a very propitious beginning indeed. 11 more words


Shearing Day 2015

This past Sunday we spent the afternoon at Feederbrook Farm for shearing day. We also met Roland, a Shetland sheep, who will be joining our little flock along with Abner. 25 more words


Producer Profiles: Karen Kauth of Karberry Farm

Karen Kauth cares for a flock of 19 Shetland sheep and 1 FinnxBorder Leicester at Karberry Farm near Mountain Ontario, about an hour south of Ottawa in Eastern Ontario. 350 more words

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The Shetland Flock: A Rebuilding Year

My Shetland flock— flock #112— really began in 1993 with the birth of Insel Lyr Cordelia, the first pureblood Shetland lamb born at the farm. I got Cordelia’s mom, Sandhill Baneberry, in 1991, along with a ram, Sandhill Trug. 492 more words