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Jul
18

Join us at beautiful Harley Hill Farm Alpacas in Quakertown PA from 9:00 am until 1:00 pm n for an educational and "hands on" alpaca training. This seminar is for anyone who wants to learn more about how easy it is to raise these amazing creatures, AND all about how to set up a new business, AND how to maximize your income and real estate tax savings through building and operating an alpaca farm. YOUR $30 REGISTRATION FEE CAN BE USED AS A CREDIT TOWARD ANY OF THE ALPACA PRODUCTS IN OUR FARM STORE! This is a hands on seminar, so we want to keep it small with a maximum of 10 participants, so email us early to reserve your spot. We will be Trimming toe nails Body scoring FAMACHA testing Injections & oral medications reading registrationss Sales tax exemptions Act 319 etc. Be sure to bring your questions We will end with a light lunch for time to ask questions and discuss what has been learned Did you know that you can pasture 5 alpacas on one acre? A large part of the draw to alpaca farming is that you don't need a lot of property. Come for a great afternoon to learn how you can enjoy "the alpaca lifestyle"!

Jul
26

Maine Open Farm Day: Select Maine Farms open to the public on Sunday, July 26, 2020 to celebrate agriculture in the great state of Maine. Several alpaca farms will be open throughout the state and this year the event will be a virtual event! Link to the following farms from our FARMS page for details and direct links to farms and their activities!. We hope you enjoy this celebration of agriculture and learn more about farming with alpacas. Open Farms: Sea Hill Alpaca Farm 621 Haley Road, Kittery, ME Open 10:00 - 4:00 207 732 7148 Cape Newagen Alpaca Farm 1020 Hendricks Hill Road, Southport, ME Open 10:00 - 4:00 207 633 0416 Maine Alpaca Experience, Northern Solstice Alpaca Farm 141 Crosby Brook Road, Unity, ME Open 10:00 - 5:00 207 356-4146 Carrageen Suri Alpacas 82 West Gray Road, Gray, ME Open 10:00 - 3:00 207 653 1144 TLC Farm 40 Horscents Lane, Waldoboro, ME Open 10:00 - 2:00 207 790 8086 Eastcoast Alpacas 21 Clearview Drive, Biddeford, ME Open 10:00 - 5:00 207 590 5630 Misty Acres Alpaca Farm 3071 West River Road, Sidney, ME Open 10:00 - 3:00 207 547 2268 Elf-Paca Meadows 45 Libby Road West Newfield, ME Open 9:00 - 3:00 603 817 0356

Jul
31

2 Point Farm will be participating in the I-75 Yarn Crawl again in 2020! The crawl is a 9 day event along the I-75 corridor in Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee. You can visit all kinds of yarn shops, find new and exciting yarns and other treasures, and have a chance to win some fabulous prizes! See the official I-75 Yarn Crawl website for more information and to request your FREE passport via email at www.thei75yarncrawl.com. For our fourth year on the I-75 Yarn Crawl, our farm store is stocked with hand spun and mill spun yarn made from our own Suri alpaca herd. We have both hand dyed and natural colors available. This year's selection includes 100% Suri Alpaca, as well as silk blends and merino blends. If you are new to Suri alpaca yarn, we can show you examples of the lovely items you can knit or crochet with this exquisite yarn and we can also recommend patterns. Masks will be required. We will allow you and your yarn crawl companions to shop in the store before the next person/group comes in so that we can keep some distance between visitors. Hand sanitizer will also be available as well as an outdoor hand washing station. Our Yarn Crawl hours are 10am to 6pm, July 31-August 8th. All other days by appointment only.

Sep
12

12:00pm AAWW Summer/Fall Social 1:00pm AAWW general meeting

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AGHA

American Guinea Hog Association

US Yaks

US YAKS

American Goat Federation

American Goat Federation

National Saanen Breeders Association

National Saanen Breeders Association

Nigerian Dairy Goat Association

Nigerian Dairy Goat Association

Guernsey Goat Breeders of America

Guernsey Goat Breeders of America

American Kiko Goat Association

American Kiko Goat Association

New Jersey Alpaca Community

New Jersey Alpaca Community

Alpaca Owners and Breeders in Ontario

Alpaca Ontario

Georgia Alpaca Association

Georgia Alpaca Association

State of Jefferson Alpaca Association

State of Jefferson Alpaca Association

Michigan Alpaca Livestock Products And Commerce Association (MI-ALPACA)

MI-Alpaca

Upper Midwest Alpacas

Upper Midwest Alpacas

North Sound Alpaca Association

North Sound Alpaca Association

Pacific Northwest Alpaca Association

Pacific Northwest Alpaca Association

Alpaca Breeders Alliance of N. Colorado

Alpaca Breeders Alliance of N. Colorado

Midwest Alpaca Owners & Breeders Assoc.

Midwest Alpaca Owners & Breeders Association

Kentucky Alpaca Association

Kentucky Alpaca Association

Empire Alpaca Association

Empire Alpaca Association

Great Lakes Alpaca Assoc.

Great Lakes Alpaca Association

Pennsylvania Alpaca Owners & Breeders Assoc.

Pennsylvania Alpaca Owners & Breeders Assoc.

California Alpaca Breeders Assoc.

California Alpaca Breeders Assoc.

Alpaca Breeders of Arizona

Alpaca Breeders of Arizona

Illinois Alpaca Owners & Breeders Assoc.

Illinois Alpaca Owners & Breeders Association

Carolina Alpaca Breeders & Owners

Carolina Alpaca Breeders & Owners

Maryland Alpaca Breeders Association

Maryland Alpaca Breeders Association

Maine Alpaca Association

Maine Alpaca Association

TxOLAN Alpaca Association

TX, OK, LA, AR, NM Alpaca Association

Alpaca Breeders of the Rockies

Alpaca Breeders of the Rockies

Virginia Alpaca Owners & Breeders Assoc.

Virginia Alpaca Owners & Breeders Association

Mid-Atlantic Alpaca Association

Mid-Atlantic Alpaca Association

Indiana Alpaca Association

Indiana Alpaca Association

Columbia Alpaca Breeders Association

Columbia Alpaca Breeders Association

Alpaca Association of Western Washington

Alpaca Association of Western Washington

Florida Alpaca Breeders Association

Florida Alpaca Breeders Association

Suri Alpaca Network

Suri Network

New Mexico Alpaca Breeders

New Mexico Alpaca Breeders