Wellspring Farm is a fiber animal farm raising llamas and Jacob, Tunis, and Merino sheep. A destination farm with the intent to educate, Wellspring is open for farm tours for a nominal fee, and also hosts group and school tours and workshops. For more details and driving directions refer to the website: wellspringfarm.com. Products available are rovings, yarns, felted and knitted items, and much more. Elke offers lessons in hand spinning, knitting and felting. We have an Open Farm Day once a year when the flock of sheep is shorn and dates and information can be found on the website and facebook page. General information can be found on the website and you can locate more up to date information on the farm by going to Wellspring-Farm facebook page (a link is supplied on the wellspringfarm.com website) Since we are a working farm you must contact us for an appointment before a farm tour.
NC (Yancey County)
(Appalachian Grown ™ Farms)
artisan crafts, felt, hand spun yarn, manure, soap
Educational tours of the farm teaching the process of raising fiber animals to the production of useful products, including meeting the animals on the farm. Craft workshops can be included to group tours. Also offer for individuals and groups sheep and llama workshops covering care and maintenance.
classes/workshops, guided farm tours, local products to purchase, school field trips, visiting animals
Organic (not Certified), Pasture Raised, Humanely Raised