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Painted Spring Farm Alpacas

Quality Alpacas with a Focus on Fiber

Beth & Neal Lutz
280 Roth Church Rd.Spring Grove, PA 17362
Fax: 717-848-9197

Get to Know The Alpaca Yarn Company

Pacas, Peds & Paints

This article was from a 2008 interview done with Knit in Style Magazine. It was a profile of my company. The photos were the actual layout in the magazine.

Sometimes your dreams in life come to you in a very interesting way, or perhaps you get to your destination without even knowing it. Beth Lutz of The Alpaca Yarn Company shows that even though you don’t always directly go in a path to achieve your dreams, you sometimes get there anyway.

It is possible that Beth’s life path was righ... Full article >

4-H Alpaca Extravaganza

Getting Kids Involved

On a beautiful weekend in June, the first ever 4H Alpaca Extravaganza was held at the York County (PA) 4H Center. The idea was over a year in the making and was actually the brain child of Richard and Lisa German of Whispering Meadows Alpaca Breeders who are long time 4H leaders from the Fredrick County 4H club in MD. Rick judged our 4H show 2 years ago and was so impressed with the facility that he wanted to share it with the kids in his club. The Germans, together with Linda Spahr, the Anim... Full article >