We’re getting ready to host our third annual Open Barn Days at the farm! From 11am to 3pm on April 12th and April 19th, the public is welcome to visit our barn and see this year’s lambs, visit the other animals, and take a farm tour. Bring a picnic lunch and – if the weather is good – while away some time by the creek. If the weather’s bad, there’s always the hay loft!
This is a FREE event! Donations will be gratefully accepted to help defray costs. Look for the jar in the barn.
We’re trying to collect RSVPs, if possible, so that we can have an idea of how many people are planning to come. If you are on Facebook, you can visit one of the event pages and RSVP there. If you’re not on Facebook, a quick note to email@example.com with your RSVP would be most appreciated.
Looking forward to seeing you!
Visit our Rates & Directions page for directions to the farm.
I arrive at the farm and head out to the garden to catch some of that lovely September morning light.
I hear a noise… oh, the rams are at the gate, trying to get at the purple grapes. Hi rams!
Wait a minute…
Not. A. Ram.
So… there may be a lamb or two in January. Stay tuned.
Some photographer friends visited during Open Barn Days and captured some wonderful images of the lambs and other scenes around the farm. Here are a few more photos – with a hearty thanks to them for letting us share!
First, a peek into the chicken yard, where Bob (the Polish Tophat rooster) enjoyed showing off, and Ike (the Black Australorp rooster) posed with one of the girls…(Photos: Paul Deatherage)
Here we have the oldest rooster, Johnny… we’re trying to figure out where the best place is for him to spend the rest of his days. He’s slowed down and can’t hang with the other guys, but he seems a little lost out by the barn, too. In the four small images, we have Mouse being a lap-ram, PeaDiddy being curious, Deedee sunning herself, and Paco, as always, most interested in food.
(Photos: Paul Deatherage and Pat Kight)
And, finally, a few final shots taken by our visitors… the leaping lamb sign on the house, a pink dogwood, barn decor, Honey Grove creek, and a sweet ewe chewing on some grass.
Thanks again to everyone who came out to visit in April – today’s May 1st and we’re enjoying some warm weather and looking forward to summer right around the corner!
Please say hello to our first lamb of 2014!
We hope you’ll be able to join us for one of our Open Barn Days events this month for even more cuteness.