Category : 1818 Residents

1818 Farms Sheep Shearing
10 months ago 0

The sheep are sheared! Our fabulous shearer, Gary Lawson, owner of Lawson Sheep Shearing, did a great job with his steady hand and delicate touch. Gary has agreed to come back next year and do a demonstration for the public, so mark your calendars for March 25, 2017. We will post more information this coming […]

1818 Farms Announces 2016 Class, Dinner, And Camp Schedule

We are happy to announce our class offerings and special events as well as the dates for our two upcoming Farm to Table Dinners and two Kids Camp sessions. New this year will be the Yoga Retreat, Beginning Calligraphy Workshop, and Adult Day Camp. We will also be offering our popular Chicken 101 and Raised Bed […]

Summer Camp Fun
1 year, 7 months ago 0

We just concluded our first two sessions of Summer Camp at 1818 Farms. The kids had a great time and learned a lot about farm life. Daily activities included gathering eggs, feeding the chickens, lambs, and pigs, playing with the barn cats, and picking vegetables. The kids learned how to make a few simple sauteed […]

Six Lambs Born at 1818 Farms this Spring
1 year, 9 months ago 0

We had a busy spring this year, with six lambs born in April. First came our twins: “Rand” and “Stuart” (mother: Lulu; father: Thor). Next was “Jake” (mother: Sweat Pea; father: Kain). Then came “Lulu” (mother: Sugar; father: Kain). Followed by “Lotus” (mother: Buttercup; father: Thor). And finally, “Preston” (mother: Daisy; father: Kain). We plan […]

Time to Shed the Winter Coat
1 year, 11 months ago 0

With the warm weather here, the sheep were eager to shed their winter coats. Below is a video clip from this week’s shearing, and some pictures. A special thanks goes out to Joel Snyder of The Shearer that Cares. Joel had a long day of shearing before he arrived at 1818 Farms. We are very appreciative […]

1818 Farms Announces Spring/Summer Dinner and Class Schedule
1 year, 11 months ago 0

  We are happy to announce our spring and summer class offerings as well as the dates for our two upcoming Farm to Table Dinners. Please click the links below to get more information and purchase reservations for the classes and dinners of your choice.     3/12 Seed Starting Class (at The Cupboard in Decatur, AL)  4/6  Farm Tours Resume (please […]

Snow Storm 2015!
1 year, 12 months ago 0

Not all our animals enjoyed the recent snow, but our Babydoll Sheep didn’t mind at all. I guess it helps to have a nice wool coat.

1 year, 12 months ago 0

Our lambs were excited to find out that 2015 is “The Year of the Sheep.”

1818 Farms Paintings Unveiled, Will Be Auctioned to Benefit the Greater Huntsville Humane Society
2 years, 3 months ago 0

We are always excited to have the opportunity to help animals. In an effort to raise money for the great people and animals at the Greater Huntsville Humane Society, 1818 Farms will be auctioning paintings of our three most popular Instagram pictures from the past year, as well as 2 other “artist choice” scenes from the […]

1818 Farms Auctioning Paintings to Benefit the Greater Huntsville Humane Society
2 years, 3 months ago 0

We are always excited to have the opportunity to help animals. In an effort to raise money for the great people and animals at the Greater Huntsville Humane Society, 1818 Farms will be auctioning paintings of our three most popular Instagram pictures from the past year, as well as 2 other “artist choice” scenes from the […]