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Opening day at Patterson Farm

The Patterson Farm, a fourth generation farm in Rowan County, opened their pick your own strawberry fields to the public last Saturday morning. The strawberry season extends through June with several pick your own farms in the area. For those less adventurous, the berries have started to show up at local farmer's markets and roadside stands as well.

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Alpacas get a new hairdo

At Happy Hills Alpaca Farm in Union County, alpacas are being sheared for their beautiful fur. Owner of the farm, Val Hietala, has kept alpacas for 12 years. She offers classes in spinning, knitting, and felting with alpaca fiber at the farm. The other animals at the farm include sheep, goats, and a llama who keeps guard of the farm.

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Opening day at Patterson Farm

The Patterson Farm, a fourth generation farm in Rowan County, opened their pick your own strawberry fields to the public last Saturday morning. The strawberry season extends through June with several pick your own farms in the area. For those less adventurous, the berries have started to show up at local farmer's markets and roadside stands as well.
Marty Price
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Opening day at Patterson Farm

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Alpacas get a new hairdo

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Ardrey Kell High theater production

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