PREPPING THE SHEARING FLOOR

Our shearing floor is cluttered. It is piled high, 362 days of the year, with inventory for our Wool Shed. There’s no room for the sheep or shearers. Over 200 blankets take up lots of room, not to mention the pure wool woven throws and lap robes.   A year’s...

Visit Amherst Island

Discover the many reasons why folks love to visit Amherst Island. It’s an old-fashioned traditional rural community, with lots to see and to do. It’s easy to visit Amherst Island. A 2 – 3 hour drive from Ottawa or Toronto will bring you to our ferry....

Visit Foster Lambs at Topsy Farms

  VISIT FOSTER LAMBS FROM MID-MAY UNTIL EARLY JUNE   May 14 to June 5, 2016 Bring cameras, big and little kids and casual clothes Cuddle or bottle-feed a lamb See hundreds of lambs in nearby pastures $10/family www.topsyfarms.com  PHONE/EMAIL IN ADVANCE FOR...

Foster Lambs Entertain Visitors

Two foster lambs entertain visitors to the Wool Shed at Topsy Farms each year. This year, from spring until Thanksgiving (when they retire to a smaller free-range farm) Wee Lassie and Littlefoot have helped make a visit to our farm  and to Amherst Island more...