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

Yep! The Tree is up!!

The tree is up and we are busy setting up and stocking up for our Annual Holiday Open House on Saturday, November 4th and Sunday, November 5th. Hours both days are 10-4. Get your lists together as we will be sure to have something for everyone on your list. Give the best and give theRead More

“Sneak Peek” for our Annual Open House on Nov 4th & 5th from 10-4

Here is a sneak peek at a few of our elegant Alpaca & Fox coats and capes as well as a gorgeous, timeless, houndstooth cape made with alpaca, wool and trimmed in Italian leather. Just a few of the many new items we will have available to you at our Annual Open House. We willRead More

Thank You For Visiting

Thank you to everyone who came out to visit with us at Grist Mill Farm this past weekend for National Alpaca Farm Days! We hope you enjoyed your time with us and our alpacas. Please remember we are open by chance or by appointment for shopping and farm visits so don’t be a stranger! Also,Read More

We are hanging around and waiting to jump in your Easter Basket

Give a much better gift than candy this year! These guys are just waiting to jump into your Easter Basket! Lions, bears, bunnies, ducks, chickens, Rudi the Alpaca, Cody the Alpaca and even an ostrich! Grist Mill Farm Alpacas will be open Saturday, April 1st from 11-3 and Sunday, April 2nd from 12-4 for yourRead More