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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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Release the Fleece: Shearing Day 2013

It’s hard to believe that another year has flown by and it is time to shear, again! Once again the Andersons and Deardens have hired Darren Kennedy and his trusty assistant, Kevin, to release the fleece! Between the Andersons and Deardons, we had about 20 animals shorn (give or take). Ed Fincher of Suri Downs […]

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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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Welcome to Ice Boy & Gabriel

Two members of the Andersons’ Alpaca herd have live at their original farm since birth. We have agisted Ice Boy and Gabriel at New Trails Alpacas while we prepared the farm in Sandy Hook, Goochland to accommodate two more herdsires. Last month, we were able to bring the big boys home to join the rest […]

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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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