Once a year, in early June, farms all over the country open their doors to visitors as part of the Open Farm Sunday scheme. At Vowley Farm, we are no exception. Now, I love open days. I absolutely adore getting to meet people, talking to them, and of course being stroked by all our visitors. We’ve had dreadful weather recently, but today the sun shone, and the visitors came out to see us.
As you can see, I made myself comfortable to receive my visitors!
My humans, who (as you probably know) are very fond of crafts, set up a stand so that they could do some hand spinning and weaving demonstrations for our visitors.
Cotswold fleece is very beautiful in its natural white state, but my humans do some clever things with dyes. Here’s some fleece which my human dyed especially for the open day, so she could handspin it.
Zack, the young Lincoln Longwool, came to the open day with me. He’s only a year old, and although he thoroughly enjoyed himself, he got a bit tired towards the end of the day. Here he’s having a rest.
Our visitors enjoyed the sunshine, the excellent food, and the beautiful countryside of the farm.