Stories tagged with: The Alpacas of Spring Acres

September 28, 2014 - 8:06pm
1 year 2 weeks ago

Alpaca farms around the country participated in National Alpaca Farm Days this weekend.

Each year National Alpaca Farm days aims to educate people about alpacas. The Alpacas of Spring Acres enjoys having people out to tour the family farm each year as part of the national event. However, Jaime Morgan said she likes to give tours year round.

"We do really like the public to come out," Morgan said. "We do free tours all year around for educational purposes. One of my...

September 29, 2013 - 7:56pm
2 years 1 week ago

Alpacas roamed more than 180 acres of land at a local farm day.

In conjunction with National Alpaca Farm Days, the Alpacas of Spring Acres Farm in Zanesville, hosted a community event for residents to become more familiar with the animals. They also introduced the public to their new business venture, that includes working with the fleece that they produce from more than 60 alpacas at the farm.

"We are getting ready to open our new weaving and conference center at the first...

July 23, 2013 - 4:47pm
2 years 11 weeks ago

Tuesday's speaker at the Noon Rotary Club of Zanesville discussed the need for an alpaca industry and how it would drive back business to the United States.

"Our alpaca farm is a breeding farm," said Jaime Morgan, Marketing Director of The Alpacas of Spring Acres. "Currently in the United States, there's probably a little over 300,000 alpacas and we need a million to create an industry here in the United States."

You can make everything from sweaters, scarves...

September 30, 2012 - 5:24pm
3 years 1 week ago

The Alpacas of Spring Acres opened its farm to the public as part of National Alpaca Farm Days.

Nearly 100 visitors showed up to the farm on Big-B Road over the weekend to take a tour and see the livestock up close.

Farm hand Jaime Morgan said educating the public was the primary focus of the weekend.

"As an industry they ask us to open up our property and basically just educate the public, the people around us, on the livestock of alpacas, since we've only been in the...

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