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Making Money Mondays-Fiber CSA



Do you have wool but don't know how to sell it?  A look into a fiber CSA might be something right up your alley.

A CSA is an abbreviation for Community Supported Agriculture.  Normally, this applies to vegetable farmers, where customers pay up front to get a certain amount of produce for a certain period of time.


Let's apply that to fiber.  Customers purchase a share, and you can either supply them with the raw fiber, processed bats or yarn.

Now, I'm not an expert on this subject, but I have read that many farmers are using this model to supplement their income and help offset the cost of raising their animals.
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Here is a link that explains it quite well!  Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association.

Happy shearing!

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7 comments:

  1. Your link isn't working, I would love to read more about this!

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    1. Sorry about that, Kelly! I think I fixed it!

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  2. I like this idea! Not to mention that as a fiber-crafter, I would love to grow my own yarn! :o)

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  3. We are new alpaca owners- they have already been sheared this year thanks for the link! I am keeping an eye out for ways to sell fiber for next year if I have a surplus

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  4. I love this idea! I wonder if I can talk a few alpaca owners here into this idea.

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