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We hope you will find these sites as useful as we have.

ORGANIZATIONS:

Alpaca Owners and Breeders Association (AOBA)

Alpaca Research Institute (ARI)

Alpaca Fiber Cooperative of North America (AFCNA)

U Mass Amherst Vet program

Rose Hill Veterinary Practice (our alpaca vet)

INTERNATIONAL ALPACA SITES:

Australian Alpaca Association

Italian Association of Alpaca Breeders (ITALPACA)

Gardena Valley Alpacas We visited this farm on our trip to Italy, very beautiful setting, wonderful host,  nice animals. You must stay at the Garni Wolf if you plan to visit. The view of  the Gruppo del Sella and Sassolungo Mountains from the bedroom are fantastic.

International Alpaca Association

British Alpaca Society

FIBER RESOURCES/MILLS:

Still River Mill  (wonderful yarn – we love how they handle our fiber)

Morning Star Fiber (Fiber mill)

CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS:

Quechua Benefit The Alpaca community giving back to the people of Peru. View a video about the founding of Quechua Benefit.

World Vision International Sponsor a child (full sponsorship $35.00/month)

USEFUL MAGAZINES:

ALPACAS Magazine (Published by AOBA)

Wild Fibers Magazine For a guy who doesn’t knit, sew, weave or spin, I love this magazine. The articles and photographs are outstanding.  Lisa and I wrestle over each issue as soon as it comes in.

Hobby Farms Magazine     Lots of useful information for the small farmer

Mother Earth News  A trove of useful information with a focus on sustainability

Weaving Today: Handwoven Magazine    Great site with lots of resources for weavers.

SUPPLIES:

Useful Llama Items   General supplies

Valley Vet   Medical Supplies

Light Livestock Equipment    Alpaca supplies of all types. Great resource.

Premier1 Supplies   Electric net fencing and chargers (Great Service personnel)

Camelid Dynamics Alpaca and Llama training using TTouch methods

Other:

ATTRA National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service / Llama & Alpaca Farming

Financial Peace University This life-changing program teaches you how to achieve your financial goals by eliminating debt, saving for the future, and giving like never before. You will be challenged and motivated to make a plan for your money and change your family tree forever.

Fredericksburg Farmers Market a great place to buy local

Fredericksburg Guidebook Online directory for Fredericksburg, VA, a great way to find local activities

Local Harvest real food, real farmers, real community: find local products from your local farmertes

MerchantCircle – Online network of local business owners, combining social networking features with customizable web listings that allow local merchants to attract new customers.

Stafford County VA Tourism & Economic Development Information for Stafford County, VA