Well, here we are - a new season with many new activities.
Johnson Farmers' Market in Desbarats
Every Saturday starting June 2nd and ending October 8th
Time: 9:00 am to 2:00 pm
Get a pair of the most comfortable hiking socks.
Your feet will thank you for it.
We are at the Mill Market every Saturday from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm
We have the best hiking socks ever.
Try a pair you will love them.
I promise. We have the stories to back our claim.
Alpaca Fibre Classing Course at Meadowview Alpaca Farm
This course is for people who already have their Part I in Basic Fibre Sorting
July 14 to July 17
Instructor: Cathy Merkley
Twist Fibre Festival
This is the largest fibre festival in Canada.
August 17th to August 19th
530 Rue Charles Auguste Montreuil, Saint-André-Avellin, QC J0V 1W0.
Many interesting workshops and vendors.
Check their website for time and activities.
St-Joseph Island September 1, 2018
from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
This is the greatest little festival.
You have music, demonstrations, food (renouned for it's pies)
and so much more.
Come and see Georgie and Moon.
They were the stars of The Amazing Race.
We are at the MILL MARKET all season!
The Mill Market re-opens for the Winter/Spring season January 20th, 2018
BUT you can find us there EVERY SATURDAY along with Colleen from Collholm Farms (10 to 1).
Hours: Mill Market regular Winter/Spring season - 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
December 7 to December 10, 2017
Christkindl is a German Christmas celebration that takes place in Kitchener. We are happy to announce that we will be participating in this event for our fourth year.
Meadowview Alpaca Farm is on the Amazing Race Canada. Check it out folks. Curious George and New Moon are Rock Stars!!! lol.
EDUCATIONAL WEBINARS FOR ALPACA OWNERS
MEADOWVIEW ALPACA FARM is organizing educational webinars for the
Fibre Initiative Committee, to improve fibre quality and quantity.
Check out the Alpaca Ontario website for details.
Mill Market reopens for the Winter Season
January 21st, 2017 - 10 am to 3 pm.
See you there!
Friday November 4 to Sunday November 13
Royal Agricultural Winter Fair
Meadowview Alpaca Farm will be at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair for the entire fair. We are located in the FEDNOR pavillion center aisle. If you are at the fair, come and say hello. We are looking forward to seeing our Royal friends. The fair is open from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm except on Sundays as it closes a 8:00 pm and 6 pm, the last day. See you there.
Treats and Treasures in Desbarats
Treats and Treasures is located in the Desbarats Recreation Centre commonly known as the arena. It is open from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. I will have a full complement of treasures for that special someone. I am sure it will be appreciated at Christmas time. Come and check it out.
December 1 to December 4
Christkindl is a German Christmas celebration that takes place in Kitchener. We are happy to announce that we will be participating in this event for our third year.
- THURSDAY DECEMBER 1st: 10am-9pm
- FRIDAY DECEMBER 2nd: 10am-9pm
- SATURDAY DECEMBER 3rd: 9am-9pm
- SUNDAY DECEMBER 4th: 10am-4pm
- Come and see us. It is always a great show, well worth the travel.
November16, December 7, December 21
at The Mill Market
Mill Market's Moonlight Markets return on November 16th, December 7th, and December 21st! There will be lots of new vendors, activities for all ages, hot drinks and much more. Meadowview will be there with all our warm apparel plus a new line of scarves ... we call it the "Erin Line". Come and see. Buy your locally grown, locally processed, and locally made products. It doesn't get any more local than that. Cozy and warm.
Luxury that lasts!
October 10, 2016
Official Opening of our Fibre Studio / Store
June 2, 2016
Art in Richards Landing
Art in Richards Landing. Something for everyone. Starts at 10:00 am finishes at 5:00 pm. on the waterfront. Vendors, activities, galore. What a nice way to spend the day.
July 23, 2016
Sustain Algoma (previously Green Expo)
This special activity is always a destination for everyone. You can find it at the Desbarats Recreation Centre next to the JT Farmers' Market. It starts at 9:00 am and finishes at 3:00 pm. It features many displays, activities and vendors. There is something for all ages.
July 22, 23, 24, 2016
Basic Farm Sorting Course
Instructor - Denise Martel
Nuevo Norte Alpaca Farm
Check AO website and follow the links.
Basic Farm Sorting and Classing programme. This event is sponsored by Alpaca Ontario and Haliburton School of Art and Design. The course emphasizes the importance of proper shearing and sorting techniques with a basic understanding of product development for profitability. For more information check out the Alpaca Ontario website.
August 6, 2016
Strut your Stuff
The JT Farmers' Market will be hosting this event at the Desbarats Recreational Centre (arena) from 9:00 a.m - 2 p.m. Local artists and artisans will be strutting their stuff, showing of their talents. Farmers and crafters will also have products for sale.
August 13, 2016
Fibre to Fabric Festival
The JT Farmers' market is hosting the Fibre to Fabric Festival. Everything that deals with fibre: spinners, weavers, crafters will be doing demonstrations and showing off their products. Not only will there be an opportunity to meet with the experts, but, pet some of our Alpacas too. See you there!
August 20-21, 2016
TWIST FIBRE FESTIVAL - Saint-André-Avellin, Québec
This popular venue features everything fibre/textile related - sheep's wool, fabrics, knitting, weaving, sewing, dyeing and, of course, alpaca! Come and visit! We love to chat about our product!
Setember 17 - Desbarats Farmers' Market, 2016
Sylvan Valley Circle Tour
The Sylvan Valley Circle Tour invites you to spend a glorious fall day exploring the diverse artistry of our region. Yes, we are part of it. You can find us at the Recreation Centre in Desbarats (JT Farmer's Market). It starts at 9:00 am and finishes at 4:00 pm. This is a very special event that you will not want to miss it. You may want to pick up a special gift for that special person.
October 22, 2016
Common Threads - Station Mall
Come and find us at the Station Mall at this event sponsored by the Arts Council. We will be there with a knitting machine and lots of product. Time to think Christmas!