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About jazzguitarvt

Art is a jazz guitarist living at Ewetopia Farm in Richmond Vermont

New colors and worsted weight yarns

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More Lambs in Winter

Last year we vowed we would not do this again. No more lambs in dead of winter. Lambing season is traditionally in spring, mostly because it is easier on the farmers. Rams are kept apart from ewes to delay rutting; … Continue reading

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The Farm at VYCC

 The Farm at the Vermont Youth Conservation Corps I waited with Nicole beside the greenhouse for the afternoon crew to arrive from Winooski. We had already selected the flats of red onion seedlings, dunked them in fish emulsion, and laid … Continue reading

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Winter in Ewetopia

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Lambs in Winter

It was a freezing cold morning in early January when Art woke me with the news. “We have a lamb,” he said. “Oh, no.” We were afraid of this – we expected the lambs to arrive early this year, but … Continue reading

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Autumn at Ewetopia Farm

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Asterix As farmers, we are not supposed to be sentimental about our animals, but we are. Particularly about our bottle lambs – those lambs abandoned by their mothers, who we scoop up into our arms and care for like they … Continue reading

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Needle felted animals

New from Ewetopia Farm: Needle Felted Animals. We offer needlefelting kits with all the materials and instructions for making your own fluffy animals. Find us on Fridays at the Richmond Farmers Market.

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Shearing Day

Shearing Day Yesterday was shearing day. The sheep have all had their haircuts and now they look like a flock of strange goats. Every year, Jim McCrae and Liz Willis come sometime during the month of May or early June … Continue reading

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Our wool

We offer yarn and rovings in three natural colors: white, grey, and dark chocolate. Our sheep are a Border Leicester, Corriedale, and Lincoln cross. We also have a selection of colors — hand- dyed with Greener Shades organic certified dyes. … Continue reading

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