Category Archives: Events

What a Wonderful Season at the Market

We are so pleased to be associated with the good folks at the West End Farmers Market. We have been blessed to have the best customers in the world! We have grown quite attached to you! And we have enjoyed working with so many kind, friendly, and hard-working fellow-vendors. On the eve of the last […]

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In the Misty at the Market

We are enjoying Saturdays at the Farmers Market. This autumn season has been beautiful. Sunny all Saturdays until today. Today was misty.  And it was a beautiful Misty. Bob raised the tent and we created a “wall” using a tarp. We narrowed the display to shelter our alpaca products from the moisture.  And all was […]

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MINI FIBER FESTIVAL at My Manakin Market

THIS SATURDAY, May 11th, from 9am – 1pm at My Manakin Market, 68 Broad Street Road, Manakin-Sabot, VA Bob will bring our pretty little Maggie to the MMM so that she can “Release her Fleece”. MMM is hosting a Mini Fiber Festival this Saturday. Be sure to join Bob along with these fine local fiber […]

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The First Annual Powhatan Festival of Fiber

Join Andersons Alpacas of Virginia and dozens of other Fiber Farmers and Artists as we celebrate the fiber producers and fiber artisans of the county and the surrounding region.  We are bringing two of our Suri alpacas. We expect to bring Wolfberry, our very friendly Peruvian dam (pictured above kissing her cria, Sissy, through the […]

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Signs of Spring

The spring season Fiber Festivals are fast approaching! Shearing day is booked! Several dams are due to deliver their cria! Grass management planning and activities are underway. Our fiber has been transformed! We skirted the raw fleece and sent it to a local mill for processing. After a patient wait, that raw fleece has been […]

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Alpacas Returning to West End Farmers Market!

We had a lovely day at the market last Saturday! The weather was beautiful and the alpacas were eating hay out of people’s hands. We are coming back to the West End Farmers Market with the alpacas this weekend! Willow and her cria, Black-Jack, were our fleecy guests. Willow, a dark brown 6 year year-old […]

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The Alpacas Are Coming to the West End Farmers Market

We are bringing some of our alpacas to the West End Farmer’s Market, this Saturday, October 20! Come and meet the critters! We will also have beautiful Peruvian hats, reversible mittens, boot-liners, fingerless gloves, and a glove/mitten mash-up called “glittens”. Maureen has crocheted more hats out of yarn from Cinderella and Killian. As usual, we have […]

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We’re Going to the Fair – The Virginia State Fair

Andersons Alpacas is going to be at the State Fair this Saturday, October 6th, in Young MacDonald’s Barn. We will be sharing the alpaca corner with fellow Alpaca Farmers Wes & Gabby Gauvin of Upright Alpaca Farm*. Bob & I are doing a fleece skirting demonstration and the Gauvins are bringing some of their new […]

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This Week at the West End Farmers Market from Andersons Alpacas

Just in! Low profile ankle socks: Enjoy alpaca socks year round, inside or out! This no-show stylish design has an alpaca terry loop knit sole for extra cushion. Reinforced Heel, Toe, and Arch-band for a proper fit. Hypo-allergenic, un-dyed, and odor resistant. Gloves: now in size small as well medium and large! Our mid-weight alpaca […]

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To Market, To Market

Our farmers market season begins this weekend! We will be at the West End Farmers Market on Saturday mornings this fall from 8am through noon. The market is located at 12450 Gayton Road, (Intersection of Gayton Road & Ridgefield Parkway). We send our fleece to the Alpaca Fiber Cooperative as well as to a local […]

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