Here she is! All 10lbs of Helder~Herwyck's first Herdwick X lamb of 2014 bornin the U.S.! Born about 4 am this morning. We are taking suggestions for names which fit her, and start with "H". Can you help us? Email us your suggestions. Later in the afternoon, Alysia brought forth a ewe and ram - both 7 lbs. And it looks like there will be more by tomorrow! Nice, 50 degree temps outside today.
Erin Bradt, 6th+ generation farmer, is co-owner with husband Ray and manager here at Helder~Herdwyck Farm. Located in the Helderberg Mountains of upstate New York, Erin also owned and managed The Wren's Nest, a fiber arts supply business she opened in 2002. Selling a variety of fiber arts equipment and supplies, it is being phased into the Farm business. Erin teaches frame loom weaving and punch-needle rug making, as well as spinning. A 2013 graduate of Holistic Management International's Beginning Women Farmers class and 2014 Annie's Project class, Erin oversees the holistic management and sustainable practices of her family farm. Her fondest endeavor is continuing the introduction of Herdwick sheep to the America's. A valuable breed to the future of agriculture.