Hello! I’m Stephanie, creator of Álainn Yarns. Álainn Yarns started out as a simple hobby turned into a business dream, but now it has transformed into a business reality! How did the name come about? Well Álainn is Irish for beautiful and is pronounced as ‘awl in’; it’s also a... Read more →


My name is Jennifer. I am the proprietor of The LayZee Farmer LLC. I know there is nothing lazy about farming, but before I started raising sheep I would not keep livestock over the winter. When people asked why, I told them "I'm a lazy farmer." Hence the name. I... Read more →


My name is Barb Gunzer and I own Buscho Farms in Faribault, MN. I have always loved animals. I started off with dairy goats. I saw a picture of angora goats and was instantly head over heals and was determined to add them to the farm. As my love for... Read more →


7 Pine’s Rabbitry began about 20 years ago, when I saw my first picture of an English Angora in a book. After that, I was on a hunt for Angoras. We found our first pair of French Angoras at an auction soon after that. They were badly matted, but we... Read more →


I am Teresa of Hollyhock Alpaca Creations LLC located near Grasston (20 miles north of Cambridge). My husband and I brought our first alpacas home in 2002 and raised alpacas for 13 years. In 2006, I left the corporate world to work full time in the alpaca business. In 2015,... Read more →


The Berryhill Farm is an ever changing hobby farm in Pine Island, MN, just north of Rochester situated in the beautiful rolling hills and farmland so typical of the area. David and Eve Berryhill purchased this 100 year old house and accompanying buildings upon the completion of Eve’s residency at... Read more →


Soft, warm alpaca yarns in natural colors fill Q T Pi's stall at AFW. They also routinely carry fiber related items like these adorable stuffed alpacas and other surprises. I am Janet of Q T PI Alpacas, LLC. in Ramsey. My daughter and I joined the co-op when it first... Read more →