COVID-19 INFORMATION FOR FARMERS AND CONSUMERS

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Regionwide

Southeastern New England Fibershed
(508) 524-2601 | fiber@semaponline.com
We’re building a regional fiber system in Southeastern New England centered around local fibers, local dyes, and local labor. From farmer to processor, from financing to cut and sew, we are connecting the dots of the supply chain to bring production back to reinvigorate a once-thriving New England textile industry.


Bridgewater

Wildwood Farm
35 Walnut St
(508) 212-6163
Wildwood Farm raises Border Leicester and Blue Faced Leicester sheep here in Bridgewater, MA. They have yarn and fiber for sale year round.


Canton

Draper Knitting
28 Draper Ln
(800) 808-7707
www.draperknitting.com
Draper Knitting Company is a 6th generation family-run organization. They specialize in knitted high pile, jersey, double knits, napped fleece, single-sided terry and non-woven fabrics for fashion, performance, industrial and safety applications.


Carver

Child’s Play Alpaca Farm
245 Tremont St
(508) 952-0036 | sales@childsplayalpaca.com
www.childsplayalpaca.com
Child’s Play Alpaca Farm is a small family run farm in Carver, MA. They specialize in breeding and showing alpacas, but also have turkeys, rabbits, and chickens.


Chilmark

The Allen Farm Sheep and Wool Company
421 South Rd
(508) 645-9064 | allenfarm@vineyard.net
www.allenfarm.com
Martha’s Vineyard’s oldest continuously working family farm, the Allen Farm in Chilmark consists of 100 acres of rolling pastures and meadows. Raising sheep for wool and meat. Also selling eggs.


Dennisport

Village Farm Fiber Arts
(508) 398-4808
www.villagefarmfiberarts.com
Village Farm Fiber Arts is a small local business with a passion for fiber. Owner Sandy Wilkins loves processing the raw fibers and turning it into beautiful batts or spinning it into soft and gorgeous yarns. She enjoys dyeing both the unprocessed fiber and the finished yarn into exciting colors. Village Farm Fiber Arts carries beautiful blended batts and roving for the felter and hand spinner and yarn for the knitter or weaver. Selling one of a kind socks, mittens, gloves, hats, mittens, scarves and more!


Dighton

Bristol County Agricultural High School
135 Center St
(508) 669-6744, ext 129
www.bristolaggie.org
Bristol Aggie Animal Science Department raises a flock of purebred Romeldale/CVM sheep. The Romeldale are a fine wool breed, and the California Variegated Mutant, or CVM, is its multi-colored derivative. Both the CVM and the Romeldale are unique to the United States and are on the endangered list. They offer breeding stock, lambs, fleece and fiber.

Hidden Hollow Alpacas
(508) 863-0102 | hiddenhollowalpacas@comcast.net
www.hiddenhollowalpacas.com
Hidden Hollow Alpacas is small family farm located in North Dighton, Massachusetts. They raise alpacas and goats for their luxurious fiber.


Fall River

New England Alpaca Fiber Pool Inc. (NEAFP)
115 N. 7th St
(508) 659-6731 | support@neafp.com
www.neafp.com
NEAFP collects alpaca fiber from farms across the country and oversees the manufacturing of finishing clothing and accessories. By working together with thousands of alpaca farms and dozens of domestic textile mills, NEAFP is able to help farms of all sizes maximize the value of the fiber they produce, making their businesses that much more sustainable. Hours by appointment only.

Good Clothing Company
28 Anawan St
(508) 567-5194 | goodclothingcompany@gmail.com
www.goodclothingcompany.com
From small batch manufacturing, to large scale production with the capabilities of two facilities Good Clothing Company is able to attend to a variety of clients.


Hanson

Moonlight Acre
41 Steven St
(781) 290-6360
What started as a small backyard farm has developed through two generations of 4-H club involvement. Moonlight Acre’s sheep are exhibited at various New England fairs and have won many top awards. Registered Cheviot and Hampshire sheep for sale, as well as their own Greek and breakfast style lamb sausage, lamburger. Wool “Baaay State Blankets” and throws. Sheep shearing service available as well. Products sold at the Carver Farmers’ Market and the Marketplace at Simpson Spring, or call ahead to set up an appointment.


Little Compton, RI

Hope Alpaca Farm
134 Maple Ave
hopealpacafarm@gmail.com
Hope Alpaca Farm is a Rhode Island coastal farm which raises Huacaya alpacas. The goal is to raise quality animals in a variety of colors to harvest annually for fiber. Visitors are welcome to the farm store on weekends in December, open farm events, private tours, or by appointment. The farm was established in 2016 by Bill & Hope Ryan.


New Bedford

Dyer Maker Studio
137 Union St
(508) 669-6835 | dyermakerstudio@gmail.com
www.dyermakerstudio.com
Environmental Alchemist, Rhonda M. Fazio is owner and creative director of Dyer Maker Studio, specializing in the art and craft of natural color, fibers and food. An artist, teacher, and storyteller of “Dyeing to Wear It: Creating Community through Color” a mobile workshop for youth, adults and seniors locally and abroad. You can find Rhonda (“La Rhonda”) at South Coast Farmers Markets selling her “Alchemy in a Jar” jams, performing cooking demos and weaving on her loom at her studio located in the Co Creative Center in downtown New Bedford.


Rehoboth

Kave Rock Farm
142 Reservoir Ave
(401) 465-7589 | kaverock@gmail.com
www.kaverockalpaca.com
Kave Rock is an alpaca farm specializing in USA made alpaca fiber products. Alpaca sales and breeding also available. Small group farm events, offsite weddings, and birthday parties can be scheduled. The farm is open to the public most Sundays from noon to 4pm.


Rochester

Sippican River Farm
32 Bates Rd
(508) 763-5725 | sippicanriverfarm@comcast.net
www.sippicanriverfarm.com
Sippican River is a small 30-acre family owned and operated farm. Specializing in quality alpacas and products produced from their lovely fiber since 2009. All of their products are available at the farm store or their online store. They also offer farm tours and alpaca walks and treks. You can also find them at many local farmers’ markets and events.


Shelburne Falls

Bedfellows Blankets
8 Martin Rd
(413) 625-2730
www.blanketweave.com
Peggy Hart uses MA-made vintage industrial looms to weave throws and blankets. She has her own line, and also does commission weaving for sheep farmers using their own wool.


Swansea

Moonlight Rose Alpacas
91 Chace St
(508) 642-3767
www.moonlightrosealpacas.com
Located in Swansea, Massachusetts, Moonlight Rose Alpaca Farm is one of the top alpaca breeder farms in Massachusetts. In addition to alpacas, they also sell produce at area farmers markets throughout the summer.


Westport

Golden Touch Farm
645 Sanford Rd
(508) 672-3727
www.goldentouchfarm.com
Golden Touch Farm is an alpaca farm that processes raw fiber into socks, gloves, blankets, hats, and scarfs. Pick up by appointment. Also raising babydoll sheep.

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