Welcome to Grist Mill Farm

The idea for Grist Mill Farm Alpacas was actually conceived in 2002 when we had our first encounter with alpacas while at a polo match. We were attracted to them because they were cute, gentle, curious and calm. Although we often talked about them, we didn’t get really serious until we bought our 35 acre property in the beautiful rolling hills of northern Chester County Pennsylvania.

The property we bought was home to a dilapidated and crumbling grist mill dating to the early 1800s, along with a collapsed stone barn and an overgrown pasture. We built our house using all of the original stone and closely duplicated the original structure. We also added a small barn in anticipation of raising alpacas.

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New Product!

New Product!

Alpaca Fleece-filled Bird Nesting Ball

Provide all-natural alpaca nesting material for your backyard birds.

Recent Farm News

Alpaca Fleece-filled Bird Nesting Ball

Provide all-natural alpaca nesting material for your backyard birds. When exposed to the elements, the fleece dries back to its natural, soft state. Alpacas have fleece that is stronger, warmer and lighter in weight than wool. The fleece is hypo-allergenic and comes in 22 natural colors. The 4″ nesting ball with offer birds a soft,Read More

Electra’s Best Side

Electra showing her best side. Yes, the hay hanging out of her mouth makes her look so “natural”. These pictures were taken by a close family friend, Elizabeth Failor!

I Alpacas

Stop by and shop in our Farm Store this Friday, January 20th and Saturday, January 21st from 11-3 and Sunday, January 22nd from 12-4! Pick up a pair or two of our “heart” socks or a cuddly alpaca blanket to give to that special someone for Valentine’s Day. We have a great selection of itemsRead More

Farm Store Open For Shopping This Week

We will be open this week on Wednesday, December 14th from 11-4, Friday, December 16th from 11-4, Saturday, December 17th from 12-4 and Sunday, December 18th from 12-5 for your shopping convenience. You can also visit our booth at Cricket’s Antiques & Garden Market located on Rt. 322 in Glenmoore or at Far Away FarmRead More