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Catoctin View Farm – Pete Roe & Shelly Geasler
Address: 2630 Point of Rocks Road
Knoxville, MD
21758
Owner Name(s): Shelly Geasler & Pete Roe
Business Genre:
Long Business Description:

15 Ewes.  Suffolk, Romney, and Natural Colored breeding stock, custom-processed freezer lamb, and 4-H project lambs.

Also provide white, dyed, and natural colored roving, and fleeces.

Photo: Left - Jamie Roe with her reserve champion Suffolk Ewe.  Right - Bailey Roe with her champion Romney Ewe.

Business Phone Number: 301-676-9400
Cell Phone: 301-676-9400
Farm Services: Custom Processed Lamb Meat
Products: Freezer Lambs
4-H: Club Lambs, Project Lambs
Sheep Breeds: Romney, Suffolk
Fiber Products: Fleeces, Hand Spun yarn, Roving
Cavey Family Montadales – Gary & Liz Cavey
Address: 2640 Marston Road
New Windsor, MD
21776
Owner Name(s): Liz & Gary Cavey
Business Genre:
Long Business Description:

Home of Registered Montadale Sheep.

We offer Montadale breeding stock -- ram lambs, ewe lambs, and yearlings.

Farm tours.

Custom spun hand-dyed yarn; plus, hand-knit sweaters, hats, neck warmers, shawls, etc.

Business Phone Number: 410-635-2459
Cell Phone: 443-547-5358
Farm Services: Farm Tours
Sheep Breeds: Montadale
Fiber Products: Hand Spun yarn, Hand-Knit Sweaters, Neck Warmers, Shawls, Woolen Handknits
Chamelin Shearing Services/Aerie Farm East – Emily Chamelin
Address: 3230 Eckard Road
Westminster, MD
21157
Owner Name(s): Emily Chamelin, Kevin Hickman
Business Genre:
Long Business Description:

Emily is a full-time Professional sheep shearer working throughout Maryland, and surrounding states.  Care is taken to provide a quality wool clip as well as provide a good shearing experience for all.

Emily is experienced and knowledgeable about show fleeces, and care is taken to provide every producer with a high quality product.  She participates in the ASI Wool Quality Program, and has worked and trained with some of the top shearers in the country. Emily has also competed internationally as a member of the USA shearing team on two occations in New Zealand and Ireland.

Feel free to call or e-mail at any time to schedule a shearing date (the earlier the better), or if you have any questions.  Please visit my website listed above, to read more about the services.

Emily has access to bulk wool and fleeces and can help refer spinners to breeders with fleeces if she does not have what you are looking for.  Emily also helps smaller producers find and lease rams for breeding.  Contact Emily for more information.

Emily is also a wool buyer, operating as a pool in the region to provide a convinient wool selling experience. Emily sources wool for multiple buyers and works hard to help farmers maximize their wool check. She is happy to buy wool or help sell your clip even if she does not shear your sheep. She is happy to work with any producers in the region who need help selling wool or who are discouraged by their current wool sales situation.

Business Website Address: http://www.chamelinshearing.org
Business Phone Number: 1-443-244-2702
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Farm Services: Custom Processed Lamb Meat, Ram & Ewe Breeding Services, Ram Leasing, Sheep, Goat, & Alpaca Shearing Services
Products: Tanned Sheepskin Pelts
Sheep Breeds: Border Leicester, Cheviot
Fiber Products: Fleeces
Chestnut Creek Farm – Jeff & Jan White
Address: 3610 Baker Road
Westminster, MD
21157
Owner Name(s): Jeff & Jan White
Business Genre:
Long Business Description:

Chestnut Creek Farm was established in 2005 by Jeffrey and Jan White.  The 64-acre farm located in Carroll County is compromised of rolling forested hills, flat lowland meadows, fields in production, a fish pond, and several streams.  The majority of tillable acreage is kept in corn and soybeans using no-till farming.

The fields nearest the farmstead rotate between vegetables grown for the family and farmers market and legumes (to restore soil quality).  Blueberry bushes were planted in 2007 and came into production in 2010.

A small fruit  orchard comprised of apple, peach, pear and plum trees has been started.

We also raise some pastured turkeys that are available in November for Thanksgiving.

Raise Katahdin ewes, and Katahdin/Dorper crossbreds.

Photo:  An attentive Katahdin ewe with her triplet lambs.

Breeding stock is available.

We offer up to 40 CSA memberships.

Business Website Address: http://www.chestnutcreekfarm.com
Business Phone Number: 410-746-5768
Cell Phone: 410-259-3023
Farm Services: CSA Memberships (Community Sustained Agriculture), Custom Processed Lamb Meat
Products: Freezer Lambs, Vegetables
Sheep Breeds: Dorper and White Dorper, Katahdin
Animals: Heritage Breed Turkeys
Other: Fish Pond, Orchard
Clark Family Farm – Matt, Mary Ellen, Caroline & Preston Clark
Address: 7902 Rocky Acre Drive
Thurmont, MD
21788
Owner Name(s): Clark, Matthew & Mary Ellen
Business Genre:
Long Business Description:

Registered Leicester Longwool and commercial cross sheep flock. Raw fleeces and roving available. Pelts available seasonally. Lambs available for custom processing in September  Alfalfa, Timothy and Orchard Grass hay available.

Business Phone Number: 301-271-1020
Farm Services: Custom Processed Lamb Meat
Products: Freezer Lambs, Hay & Straw (Square and Round bale), Lamb Meat sold by Individual Cuts, Tanned Sheepskin Pelts
4-H: Club Lambs, Project Lambs
Sheep Breeds: Commercial, Leicester Longwool
Cold Spring Farm – Harry & Bernadine Barr
Address: 7353 Flowing Springs Road
Shenandoah Junction, Va
25442
Owner Name(s): Bernadine & Harry Barr
Business Genre:
Long Business Description:

We raise Border Leicester, Corriedale, and Romney Sheep.

Business Phone Number: 304-876-2257
Sheep Breeds: Border Leicester, Corriedale, Romney
Creamer Farm – Sylvia Creamer
Address: 100 Weller Circle, Apt 320
Westminster, MD
21157
Owner Name(s): Sylvia Creamer Peterson
Business Genre:
Long Business Description:

Lifetime FCSB Member.  Retired Shepherd - no sheep.  Sylvia and her late husband Pete Creamer have been an inspiration and were mentors to many new shepherds in the area.

Sylvia established the "Pete Creamer Memorial Shearing Scholarship Fund".

If you're interested in learning to shear and want to attend the Maryland Shearing School, contact Dawn Richardson, the FCSB Treasurer for information that will pay the registration fees for both the Beginner School and the Advanced Shearing School.

David Greene (Master Shepherd) operates the Shearing School.  Call David Greene at: 410-329-6241.  The two Shearing Schools are sponsored by the Maryland Sheep Breeders Association.

Business Phone Number: 410-854-0179
Cullenstone Farm – Seth & Sarah Mackay-Smith
Address: 40 Berry's Ferry Road -- PO Box 81
White Post, VA
22663
Owner Name(s): Seth & Sarah MacKay-Smith
Business Genre:
Long Business Description:

We are a family-business farm located in Clarke County, Virginia, just seventy miles due west of Washington, DC in the northern Shenandoah Valley.

Our family has been farming in Virginia for generations, and we are working to continue that tradition and preserve our farmland.

We have 27 Horned Dorset, Coopworth, Tunis and crossbred ewes.
Breeding stock is available.

Sell custom-processed freezer lamb, chicken eggs and duck eggs.

Also provide horse pasture boarding in a safe, peaceful farm environment for your horse in Clarke County, Virginia.

Business Website Address: http://www.cullenstone.com
Business Phone Number: 540-837-2529
Farm Services: Custom Processed Lamb Meat, Horse Pasture Boarding
Products: Duck Eggs, Eggs, Freezer Lambs
Sheep Breeds: Coopworth, Dorset, Tunis
Dinsmore Club Lambs – Robert Dinsmore
Address: 5842 Broad Run Road
Jefferson, MD
21755
Owner Name(s): Robert Dinsmore
Business Genre:
Long Business Description:

We have 50 Hampshire and Shropshire Ewes.  Can provide registered breeding stock.

4-H Project Lambs (Club lambs); custom-processed freezer lamb; and fleeces.  Also, Ram leasing.

Photo:  Robert Dinsmore (left), was the Sheep Judge at the Garrett County Fair.  Ethan Broadwater with his champion 4-H market lamb.

Robert Dinsmore is a certified sheep and goat judge, and judges many County Fairs, State Fairs, and National Shows.

Business Website Address: http://www.sheepman.com
Business Phone Number: 301-662-4197
Cell Phone: 301-471-5499
Farm Services: Custom Processed Lamb Meat, Ram & Ewe Breeding Services, Ram Leasing
Products: Freezer Lambs, Tanned Sheepskin Pelts
4-H: Club Lambs, Project Lambs
Sheep Breeds: Hampshire, Shropshire
Fiber Products: Fleeces
Dreamland Farm – Jeff & Patty Hurwitz
Business Genre:
Long Business Description:

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35 Registered Border Leicester Ewes.

Our entire flock is registered;  the flock is OPP free;  and the flock is a Certified Scrapie Free flock.

We have:   Registered Border Leicester Ram breeding stock --- Registered Border Leicester Ewes (at this time we do not sell breeding stock) -- fleeces -- and woolen blankets.

Our woolen blankets are 100% Border Leicester wool from our flock, and are made at MacAusland's Woolen Mill, on Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Photo:   Border Leicester mom is being patient with her three hungry lambs.

Farm Services: Custom Processed Lamb Meat
Products: Freezer Lambs
4-H: Project Lambs
Sheep Breeds: Border Leicester
Fiber Products: Fleeces, Woolen Blankets