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Black Cat Farmstead, N3049 Nelson Lane, Stockholm, WI 54769 | blackcatfarmstead.com | 612-599-9047
Black Cat Farmstead raises Icelandic, Shetland and Gotland cross sheep. We grow flax and hand process it for
linen. The fiber studio and store, in a nineteenth-century house, has farm-raised wool (both primitive-style raw fleeces, washed and dyed fiber is available), flax, handspun yarns, woven goods, spinning wheels and other textile tools for sale. Credit cards accepted. Demonstrations of spinning, flax dressing, and weaving.
P – Farm-grown wool, handspun yarn, flax-to-linen products, learn-to-spin kits, antique spinning wheels, supplies for spinners & felters, classes in spinning, weaving and other crafts & more!
D – Andrea Myklebust – ongoing demos of flax processing & drawloom weaving.
D -- Nancy Wellington from the MN Lace Society will demo bobbin lacemaking, Swedish style, with Black Cat Farmstead linen yarn Sat 10 am-2 pm.
Win a Black Cat 3D printed spindle and wool.
Site 11: Rush River Fiber
Holly Ridge Farm, N4324 410th Street, Ellsworth, WI 54011 | Facebook.com/hollyridgefarmwi | 651-343-4321
Holly Ridge Farm located on a beautiful hilltop in western Wisconsin is home to Leicester Longwool sheep and a couple of Toggenburg goats. The Leicester Longwool is a heritage breed and its fleece is prized by hand spinners for its curl and lustrous beauty. Come see the animals and take a moment to stroll through the orchard and 1.5 acres of prairie flowers and grasses.
P – Yarn, roving, raw fleece.
D - Christine Hoffman from Foxglove Market will demonstrate flower arranging, using locally grown pesticide-free late season flowers Sat 10-Noon.
E – Sat 10-Noon Make-and-Take your very own wreath crown with Christine Hoffman.
F – Freshly picked apples from the orchard and other products for sale both days, and on-farm hospitality.
Win Holly Ridge Farm Honey or Leicester Longwool Roving!
For the safety of the public and our farm animals,
we request that you leave your pets at home.
Legend for Farm Activities
P = Products D = Demos F = Food E = Events
Site 10: Holly Ridge Farm
Site 9: Black Cat Farmstead
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Rush River Fiber, N3724 County Rd D, Bay City, WI 54723 | Rush River Fiber is on Facebook | 715-273-4534
Rush River Fiber is a small, family owned and operated farm, producing lambs, wool, and organic produce. Our farm specializes in Shetland sheep, a heritage breed that is known for their exceptional wool. Products include: fleeces, handspun yarn, roving, felted and knitted items.
P -- Fleeces, handspun yarn, roving, felted and knitted items.
D – Sat 11 am-2 pm Julie Marz, Crochet Twin Cities, demonstrates a variety of crochet techniques including beginning, finger, and Tunisian crochet with Rush River Fiber’s yarn. Facebook.com @CrochetTwinCities
F – Buy homemade pies, whole or by the slice, and fresh bread.
Win Decorative Dryer Balls!
NORTH STAR FARM TOUR