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Alpaca 101 Workshop

WHERE
White Violet Center for Eco-Justice
WHEN
Saturday, October 19, 2013
TIME
10 a.m.–4 p.m

Alpaca 101 Workshop Oct. 19 | 10 a.m.–4 p.m. (Sign-in begins at 9:30 a.m.) White Violet Center for Eco-Justice Join us for a one-day seminar on the fundamentals of alpaca farming. The staff of White Violet Farm Alpacas will share common experiences of setting up an alpaca farm. Let us help you avoid common mistakes and assist you with decisions on getting into the business. This workshop is specifically geared to those who are thinking about becoming alpaca farmers or are very new in the business. This is a hands-on workshop, so come dressed to go to the barn and get up close and personal with some of our alpacas. Topics include: health issues, shots, feed, barns and sheds, pasture care, toenails, developing goals, fiber, record keeping and water needs. For more information, call 812-535-2932 or email RMorton@spsmw.org Instructors: Tracy Wilson and Sister Maureen Freeman, CSJ Fee: $85 per person or $110 for two people from the same farm or family. (coffee, rolls and lunch included) Register prior to Oct. 14.

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