Farm Stories

Needle-felted Sir John A. Macdonald

The Wool Shed at Topsy Farms was visited by a life-sized, needle-felted Sir John A. Macdonald. He is an amazingly realistic, life-sized, well-dress...

Foster Lambs Entertain Visitors

Two foster lambs entertain visitors to the Wool Shed at Topsy Farms each year. This year, from spring until Thanksgiving (when they retire to a sma...

Pure Wool Dryer Balls

Our popular pure wool dryer balls have many uses. When a person puts 3 in the dryer they will: fluff up laundry avoid the use of somewhat toxic dry...

Mulching with Wool

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Topsy Farms Products are Available Elsewhere

  Topsy Farms products are more fun to buy at the farm; more convenient to purchase on line. However, Topsy Farms products are available elsewhere ...

Irish Canadian Dry Stone Festival

Amherst Island has one of the largest concentrations of historic Irish dry stone walls in Canada, many over 150 years old. Skilled Irish craftsmen ...

Adventure at Topsy Farms on Amherst Island

Our neighbours and friends had quite an adventure at Topsy Farms recently. We have about 1000 ewes and over 1200 lambs now after lambing (with one ...

Family Farm Outing

Our four foster lambs were hungry, so I went out early, with extra formula. They are tucked into a rebuilt corner of the barn, the ‘Lambs Playpen’,...

Young Visitor to Shearing – in Action Packing Wool Bale

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Nurture Orphan Lambs at Topsy Farms

Topsy Farms invites people, young and old, to help nurture orphan lambs at our farm on Amherst Island. We will have over 1000 lambs born in May and...

Canadian Medical Sheepskins help Prevent Bedsores

Bedsores can be caused by poor circulation. They can be a grave problem for people who are required to sit or lie in one position for long periods ...

Wool Bedding Promotes Sleep

Sleeping on wool bedding, cotton-covered, is as close to sleeping on a cloud as you’re ever likely to experience. Why does wool bedding help you sl...