Sunrise Pastures is located in the heart of north Missouri, USA just 3 miles north of Laclede. Google or mapquest us at 19554 Fort Road, Laclede, MO. Jessica started raising Shetland sheep when she was 11 years old as an off-shoot from a Missouri Department of Agriculture Demonstration Award (grant) she received as a 9 year old. She was and is the youngest to have ever received this grant. You can read her final report of the 3-year project, Backyard Sustainable Food Production System.
Jessica chose Shetlands for their small stature, friendly dispositions, hardiness, fine wool, and excellent meat qualities.
Though daughter, Jessica, the official proprietor of Sunrise Pastures and wool products, is now off to uni this fall (yes, i'm missing her greatly!), I plan to keep things going whilst she is gone. She is majoring in early childhood education and will see what the Lord has for her to do. Right now, she is open to missions work and au pair in an English or Spanish speaking country.
SHIPPING INFO for wool products:
Roving, batting, blankets, socks, soap are available for shipping year round.
Free Shipping on roving and batting for purchases of $50 or more in the US and Canada.
Also, in print at Backwoods Home Magazine.
Mexico, Missouri - Socks, blankets, soap available at Village Market Place, on North Jefferson, right next to Garden Gate Florist, 530 N. Jefferson Street, Mexico, 65265.
We are still working on our shopping cart to make it more streamlined. In the meantime, just go ahead and place your order and i'll be in touch with you on shipping charges and whether you want to pay by paypal, check, or money order. Thank you for your patience.
For those of you in the St Louis area, the following may be of interest:
Barn Fest at the Barn at Lucerne - October 18, 2009
Live music, food, children's activities, local vendor booths. The festival will be held on Sunday, October 18th from 12N to 6:30pm. The location, The Barn at Lucerne, is located at 930 Kehrs Mill Road - Ballwin, MO. Throughout the day live music will be provided by three local bands and families can enjoy magicians, pony rides, and circus arts. The Fall Fest will also be a part of the Tour of Ballwin Family Fun Bike Ride. This is the first year that the festival will be held and it is being created to give a little something to the community of St. Louis County, while benefitting Operation Food Search.
We will have a vendor booth at this event with our Shetland wool roving, batting, heirloom blankets, socks, hand-made soaps, and more. There is no charge for the event, however, the children's activities do charge a canned good.
Several St. Louis area beef and lamb customers plan to pick up their orders at this event. If you'd like to place an order, just e-mail me and I'll forward the details. All meat items are sold as first come/first serve, which actually means you need to order as soon as possible or it may have all been spoken for. There is plenty available right now.
Discounts and Free Delivery on October 18th:
As a thank you to my favourite customers (that's all of you) and welcome to new ones, delivery on the 18th to the Barn at Lucerne will be free for beef and lamb. Roving and batting purchases will earn a 10% discount at the show.
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