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Summer: Alpaca fibers' most impressive season

It’s probably not hard for you to imagine that I live in alpaca clothing throughout fall and winter. As far as natural fibers rank, alpaca it at the top in many characteristics including its fineness, breath-ability, warmth and drape not to mention the sustainable and eco-friendly properties that are important to me. What you may not realize is that it’s during the summer that I am most amazed by alpaca fiber.

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The Re-frame

The question we get asked the most when people come to visit our farm is always some version of, "What made you decide to raise alpacas?" It seems like it would be a simple question to answer, but the truth is that it is a bit of a longer story. 

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