Here at the Farm - Products can be purchased on-farm, 450 Long Road, East Berne. We keep a cooler stocked with eggs for you to help yourself. To purchase meats and other products, please call ahead so we can have these products ready for you. We have installed door bells in the cooler, and at the door. If we are available, we will assist you if you ring us.
PLEASE RESPECT THAT THE FARM IS OUR HOME, drive slowly, and respect our family time - particularly dinner time! Thank you.
We are working on acquiring a shed for a farm store, soIf you would like to help us reach this goal of bringing more of our products to you, please contact us. 518-505-9081. NO DOGS, PLEASE.
PLEASE NOTE: This is a WORKING farm so we may not be available to assist you when you arrive, particularly during pasturing season. Please call ahead to order meats, if you know you need to speak with us about your order, or have questions. Thank you!
Summer of 2017 we will return to the Voorheesville Farmer's Market starting June 14, 2017, Wednesdays 3:30 - 6:30 pm. First United Methodist Church, 68 Maple Avenue, Voorheesville, NY, 12186. Fresh, Pastured Eggs, Pork cuts, Whole Chicken, Rabbits and Guinea Fowl, Fleeces, Yarns and fiber tools. See you there!
Open Annually for the Discover The Hilltowns: Farms and Artisan's Tour. Each year we are open at least one day for this area self-driven tour of farms, businesses, and artist studios in the Villages of Berne, Knox, Westerlo and Rensselaerville. Come enjoy the fresh hilltown air combined with local fresh foods from your local farms, enjoy a meal at a local restaurant and see some wonderful views and artwork. More info at www.hilltowns.org
Saturday and Sunday, September 16 & 17, 2017
Next year we are hoping to have a new Farm Store building, (similar to the one pictured below) to replace this tent set up. Information to come soon on fund raising events to help us get this building in place. We will have more products available, and store hours, to more readily help bring our delicious and nutritious products to you. The building will e used for educational opportunities as well - fiber arts workshops, and talks or clinics on agricultural topics. Please contact us if you wish to help in some way. Thank you!
New York State Sheep and Wool Festival, Rhinebeck NY October 14 & 15, 2017
Come see us at the 2017 New York State Sheep and Wool Festival! Saturday, October 15th, 9 - 5 and Sunday, October 16th, 10 - 5. Location: Dutchess County Fairgrounds in Rhinebeck, NY. Building 22D, Booths 13& 14. Come join us for our 6th year at the festival!
This festival offers so much, including animals, fibers from raw to finished yarn, decorative items, tools, supplies, books, equipment and more. Things for hubby and things for the kids, including clowns, hay mazes, games and more. Fun for the whole family! We will be bringing yet another new new trademark yarn of American Herdwick bred wool yarn - "From Our Flock ~ Light", spun exclusively from fleeces from our own flock. Additionally, we have our NEW, American Herdwick bred roving! Specially ordered for your braided roving rug project, hand spinning, felting, weaving and more! Learn about our own, exclusive breeding program, as we work toward reaching 100% Herdwick genetics and how this breed is important to the future of American Agriculture. And the best - meet two of our ewes - new this is year to the show,HHF's "Haylie", and HHF's "Hermione". They will be waiting to meet you in the Breed Barn. And this year, stop by the tent at the end of the Breed Barn at 2:00 pm to learn more about the uses of Herdwick fleece! So, we all look forward to seeing you. Come check out our booth and see the wonderful, unique items we have to offer, and, if there's something you need, we'd be happy to try to locate and order it for you! See you there!
Introduction to Punch-Needle Rug making! CLASS CLOSED - We will schedule another in future! Saturday, May 16, 2015 ~ Berne Public Library, 1:00 to 5:00 pm This workshop will give you an understanding of the basics of needle-punch, the difference from "tradtional" rug hooking as well as touch on design, color use, texture and finishing. Come enjoy an afternoon with the Owner and Manager of The Wren's Nest at Helder~Herdwyck Farm, Erin Bradt. Over 20 years experience in fiber arts, fiber production, processing and marketing, Erin brings her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree alive in her handwovens and needle punch. She enjoys sharing her passion for creativity and fiber arts. Call the Berne Public Library at 518-872-1246.
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The Bradt Family
450 Long Road,
East Berne, NY 12059 (518) 872-9081