Virtual Holiday Open House for 2020

November 16th, 2020

Every year since we got alpacas in 2002 we have had a Holiday Open House on the farm, but sadly not this year. If you are still hoping to give those favorite alpaca socks or some other product we have in the store, you are welcome to stop by (appointment only and you must follow Vermont’s quarantine and testing requirements – check out our Visit page) or safely order online at our store. Most of our products are available thru our online store, but if you can’t find something you are looking for, please email us at mvfalpacas@gmail.com. Every few days thruout the season we’ll post suggestions of alpaca items available for gift giving, both for yourself and others!

Maple View Farm will be at the 3rd Annual Boston Farm & Fiber Festival

January 18th, 2020

Maple View Farm Alpacas will once again be at the 3rd Annual Boston Farm & Fiber Festival on February 9 from 10 am – 5 pm at the Boston Public Market at 100 Hanover St Boston.  We have a good supply of our yarn spun at VT Fiber Mill and other New England products.  For more info: hhttps://www.newenglandfarmtofiber.com/events-1/3rd-annual-boston-farm-fiber-festival-2020ttp://www.easternstatesexposition.com/p/fiberfestival

Holiday Open House is Just Around the Corner!

November 5th, 2019

Vermont Fiber Mill & Studio and Maple View Farm Alpacas will host its annual holiday open house on November 30 and December 1 from 11:00 am until 4:00 pm. Guests are invited to learn about alpacas, raised for breeding as well as their luxurious fiber. Visit the fiber mill and see a demonstration of the FeltLOOM, used to create felt fabric.  Then browse the farm store for great holiday gifts made from luxurious alpaca. It’s always a fun weekend!

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Maple View Farm will be at the Fiber Festival of New England

October 25th, 2019

Maple View Farm Alpacas will once again be at the Fiber Festival of New England in Springfield, MA. New location … same row but now right off the main aisle.  Great time to start thinking of those holiday gifts! Stop by and see what’s new. We have a good supply of our yarn spun at VT Fiber Mill.  http://www.easternstatesexposition.com/p/fiberfestival

Production Cycles are Full into 2021

October 3rd, 2019

Thank you all for keeping us steadily busy!

The mill works with production cycles and we take reservations for those.  We are full for the remainder of 2019 as well as 2020 and into 2021.

If you want roving, rug yarn or batts (jobs that are just wash, pick, card), we will be accepting limited jobs to our work-in list after January and into 2020. We work these jobs in when we are backed up at the spinner. Email vtfibermill@gmail.com if you are interested.  Jobs larger than 20 lb and/or wanting other services, like spinning, dyeing, separating or felting should be scheduled in a cycle.

If you would like a recommendation for a mill that may be able to accept your fiber, please email us at vtfibermill@gmail.com.

Maple View Farm will be at the Adirondack Wool and Arts Festival

September 12th, 2019

Maple View Farm Alpacas will once again be at the Adirondack Wool and Arts Festival (Formerly the Southern Adirondack Fiber Festival) on September 28 & 29 at the Washington County Fairgrounds in Greenwich, NY.   We have a good supply of our yarn spun at VT Fiber Mill.  Stop by and see what’s new! http://www.adkwoolandarts.com/home.html

Great Northern Yarn Haul 7/12/19-8/4/19

June 22nd, 2019

Maple View Farm Alpacas is participating in the Great Northern Yarn Haul! July 12-August 14. Here’s how it works:

· Customers receive a tote and passport with their first purchase from our shop for $20 or more. That gets you “in.”
· As you travel store to store, store personnel mark off in their store box that you have visited the store.
· Participants send their completed passports in and random drawings for prizes are done the 1st week of August.

Additionally, participants will receive a 10% discount on their yarn purchases at Maple View Farm during the event period. Shop the store, meet the alpacas (and hopefully a cria or 2) and see the fiber mill!

Store hours during the “Haul” Mon-Sat 11-3 or by appointment.  Contact mvfalpacas@gmail.com

FeltLOOM Rental

May 13th, 2019

The FeltLOOM rental schedule is updated thru July if you are interested in renting the machine to do your own felting.

Work-In List Re-Opening January, 2019

November 13th, 2018

Thanks to everyone who continues to have us process their fiber … we appreciate it. As you know, we try to accommodate as many customer orders as possible by not only utilizing our reservation system but also by maintaining a work-in list for certain types of jobs (wash-pick-card). Our work-in list is ready to re-open and we will begin accepting work-in jobs in January, 2019. If you have some processing that fits the criteria and would like to be on the list, please contact us as soon as possible. The work-in list can fill up quickly. Thank you!

Holiday Open House is Just Around the Corner!

November 9th, 2018

Vermont Fiber Mill & Studio and Maple View Farm Alpacas will host its annual holiday open house on November 24 and 25 from 11:00 am until 4:00 pm. Guests are invited to learn about alpacas, raised for breeding as well as their luxurious fiber. Visit the fiber mill and see a demonstration of the FeltLOOM, used to create felt fabric.  Then browse the farm store for great holiday gifts made from luxurious alpaca. It’s always a fun weekend!