Permaculture - but not only permaculture.
Continuing education is a key part of our stewardship goals. In 2018, Tara took her permaculture design course (PDC) with Oregon State University and we have continued to work toward a fuller and more nuanced land management perspective. Incorporating tools from Indigenous traditional knowledge and Holistic Management, we are deeply grateful for the hours of time and generations of expertise our mentors have so willingly shared with us. We look forward to continuing the journey.
About our 100 per cent alpaca pressing pad
"Good Morning, I’m pleased to tell you I used my pressing mat yesterday and it’s FABULOUS! I was stunned at the difference in the press on quilting seams. Being from the generation of ironing, a pad the size of the entire board would give awesome creases in dress pants and crisp shirt sleeves."
About our fleeces.
I’m just getting ready to wash Claire’s fleece.
It’s wonderful. Can’t wait to spin it!"
"Since I started spinning I've probably acquired at least a dozen fleeces but I have to tell you yours are the nicest I've ever had. They are very clean - only light vm - and that is mostly hay and grass which picks out easily.
You can tell from the wool that the sheep are healthy and have been well cared for. The wool is lustrous, healthy looking and sound. There are no breaks in the locks, weak spots or any signs of scurf. It has been wonderful to just handle the raw fleece and sort it - I can't wait to get busy spinning it.
I will definitely be back next year for more fleece."