Fairview Farms Alpacas is a Registered Agri-tourism Farm with the State of Kansas. We work closely with the State Department of Commerce to promote Agri-tourism in Kansas, with specific emphasis on education in History, Arts, & Nature.

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Master Spinner Program
Level 1

August 20-24, 2012
Hays, KS

Note: This is not a beginner class. Students should have taken a Beginner Spinning course or be comfortable with a wheel.

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (daily)
$495 CDN + $65 materials fee (payable at time of registration)

Instructor: Coleen Nimetz

Registration opens May 1 , 2012

Location details tba

For Venue Information Contact:
Robert or DeAnn Baldwin

This course is an outreach course taught through Olds College, Alberta, Canada. Certification may be earned upon completion of Levels 1-6. Register at

In addition to the Master Spinner Level 1 Course, Fairview Farms Alpacas and The Sheperd's Mill will be holding a 2 day Fiber Sorting & Grading Seminar. This course is scheduled August 18-19, 2012. The Instructor will be Sara Jane Maclennan. This is a great hands on opportunity to learn about fiber production, harvesting, and grading. This is an excellent introduction to the Master Spinners Course. For more information or to register for this class, contact Sally Brandon at The Sheperd's Mill (785) 543-3128.

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Fairview Farms Alpacas

Fairview Farms Alpacas is located 20 miles SW of Hays, in the heart of Kansas. We are a dynamic family run business covering all facets of the alpaca industry. We breed for top quality Huacaya alpacas. We strive to produce alpacas with superior conformation, full fiber coverage from topknot to toes, dense fleeces with fine microns, and wonderful temperaments. All of our animals are ARI registered, DNA tested, and microchipped. We maintain current medical records and history of lineage.

We are members of the following organizations:

  • AOBA (Alpaca Owners and Breeders Association)
  • ARI (Alpaca Registry, Inc.)
  • MOPACA (Midwest Alpaca Owners and Breeders Association)

We work with the Alpaca community and are members of the following show committees:

  • MIAS (MOPACA Invitational Alpaca Show)
  • MAAS (Mid-America Alpaca Show)

Robert Baldwin sits on the Board of Directors for:

  • MAAF (Mid America Alpaca Foundation)
  • MOPACA (Midwest Alpaca Owners and Breeders Association)

We are happy to assist you whether you are looking to acquire alpacas, alpaca products, or just researching and inquiring about more information on these wonderful animals. We are here to help you and welcome your emails and calls anytime. We hope you find our site helpful! Our door is always open! We invite you to come visit our Alpacas!