Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Llamas, Alpacas and Yaks, Oh, My!

Want to meet the critters – and farmers – who produce your fiber? Check out the North Star Farm Tour, Sept. 29 and 30, 2018, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. This self-guided tour of Twin Cities regional fiber farms connects people to farmers who produce local, natural fibers.

On the tour you can shop for locally raised and processed wool, yak fiber, alpaca, angora, flax, handspun and locally milled yarn, and more! Many sites feature guest artists and demonstrations. Plus, the following CTC members will be volunteering at four different farms:
  • Judith, Windswept Hill Farm 
  • Julie, Rush River Fiber 
  • Kathy B., Rach-Al-Paca
  • Kathy R., Sutton Ridge Farm
Explore the North Star Farm Tour website to plan your fiber adventure!

Special preview tour for Textile Center members
The Textile Center is hosting a private day excursion for its members, Friday, Sept. 28, 2018. This special preview of the 2018 North Star Farm Tour is a one-day exclusive for Textile Center members and their friends. Learn more on the Textile Center website.