Events

Kids Dry Stone Workshop

photo by Sunny Weiler

Topsy Farms welcomes visitors year ’round to our special events. Groups of photographers, cyclists, people who craft, hikers, seniors and daycare groups reserve time to visit with us. We have a yurt to rent, calves to scratch, and beautiful woodland, field, and waterfront shores to explore.

 

 

 

Current & Upcoming events:

Snowy Owl tour #1- January 26, 2019  FILLED;  Snowy Owl Tour #2 – February 9th, 2019

Scavenger Hunt – Saturday, March 9th, 2019

Shearing – April 2019 (date to be announced)

Planting for Bees and Butterflies – April, 2019 (date to be announced)

Adopt a Lamb (any time now. Lambs are born Spring (2019)

Nurture Baby Lambs – Mother’s Day through June 9th, 2019

Hike our woods – 2 km trail to the Sugar Shack or 6 km to the shoreline, year ’round

Rent our yurt

many others to come.

Our Wool Shed is open 365 days of the year, 8 am to 6 pm.

Visitors come to the Wool Shed to discover our wool product treasures

Watch for new activities soon to be announced or SIGN UP for our Family Events newsletter.

Events

Young helper packs a wool bag

Book your time to ensure you have enough time and space for your family to enjoy.

Shearing this year will take place in April, upstairs in our barn, date to be announced. No fee is requested but you must book a time to ensure viewing pleasure and safety.

Events

2 Canadian babies meet

 

Nurture Lambs during our lambing season, May through early June. We ‘rescue’ lambs who need special care – often the smallest of triplets or quads. They are bottle fed and cuddled and the public is invited to participate, but must reserve a time. The fee is $15/family or carload for a 25 minute time period. More time may be available on weekdays. Time holding a young lamb can be deeply comforting. Please car pool at the ferry to save money, space on the boat, and the environment.

 

Adopt a Lamb

Adopt a foster lamb. Individuals, families or school classes choose to support an individual animal – to name it, and to visit as often as they wish while the lamb is on the farm. This supports the farm’s efforts to take care of its most vulnerable animals. The information about adopting a lamb is available here

 

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When making a special trip please contact us first: info@topsyfarms.com or 613 389-3444/888 287-3157

ACCOMMOMDATION options are available on Island, though fewer in winter.

The Lodge on Amherst Island will accept visitors for one night or more.

Poplar Dell B&B is mostly open.

The yurt at Topsy Farms is about to be available. Ask us. 888 287-3157

Several other places are open in summer or for two nights or more.

 

 

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