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White Corriedale Fleece Available

Well, no bragging rights this year about being sold out by noon. We brought 30 fleece down to the Shepherds Harvest Festival – Mother’s Day Weekend! on Saturday and despite the assistance of two very cute grandsons we came home with 6 … Continue reading

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2017 Shepherds Harvest Festival — Sold all but one

Saturday at Shepherds Harvest Festival was a glorious day, lots of warmth, sunshine and new and old customers. Once again we had a sell-out morning. Leaving the festival at 1:30 p.m. with just one fleece left and balls of roving. … Continue reading

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SOLD OUT

We had another good year at the Shepherds Harvest Festival at the Washington County Fairgrounds in Lake Elmo. It was a “brisk” day not only for sales but temperature wise. We were outside under a canopy between Buildings C & … Continue reading

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Another great Shepherds Harvest Festival. Thank you!

With much thanks to all of our customers – old and new, that we met and talked with on Saturday, May 16th at the 2015 Shepherds Harvest Festival in Lake Elmo. We appreciate your support of our flock and farm. We … Continue reading

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We’re ready to take orders!

Finally, we finished skirting and ready to take orders. Here’s our list of available fleece with description, weight and prices. As in past years we will be bringing our fleece to the Shepherds Harvest Festival in Lake Elmo. Look for … Continue reading

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Measuring Ones Wealth

Joy of joys! It’s that time of the year where we at the farm get to dig into our two year old composted manure pile and spread it on a field. The dark, moist, slightly fragrant mixture of soiled straw, … Continue reading

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New Blood — Meet Lanny

We spent our solstice weekend traveling to Mount Pleasant, Iowa to find a new ram for the flock. The family of Lanny Crawford, a longtime Corriedale breeder, have been dispersing their flock after Mr. Crawford passed away this past March. … Continue reading

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Shepherds Harvest Festival 2014

Another great Harvest Festival for Strawberry Ridge Farm. We sold all but three fleece, piles of roving, and four beautiful washable pelts. It was a lot of fun meeting our new and returning customers. We entered Millicent and Mary’s fleece … Continue reading

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Shearing Time

Here we go again. Shearing time. For those of you who’ve been asking we’ll have our list of available fleeces up by the end of the month–give or take a few snow storms. It’s been a long cold, snowy winter … Continue reading

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Farm Report ~ End of summer 2013

Well, it’s better than last year. We’ve been saying that a few times this summer. Still could use some good slow rains. The drought broke for a few months this spring and summer but it’s still not enough. Will be … Continue reading

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