NEW BABY GOAT BORN THIS MORNING!!!! COME VISIT!!

ELIZABETH, daughter of MOLLY, had a beautiful baby girl this morning! We named her BETSY!

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Volunteer, Andrew, was the midwife.

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Friend of the farm, DONNA, was her first visitor.

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Come snuggle her soon! And, bring treats for the new mama-cut up apples, celery, kale, shredded carrots, dried fruit….
FARM OPEN today (Dec 30) 10-5
Wed (Dec 31) 10-5
Thursday (Jan 1) 10-5
Friday (Jan 2) 10-5
Saturday (Jan 3) 10-5
Sunday (jan 4) 1-5
More January hours will be posted soon!
Please be aware that birthing involves goo and blood and some of that goes on for several days after birthing. So, be prepared or wait a week before visiting a new baby goat.

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FARM OPEN DATES AND HOURS FOR DECEMBER

PLEASE read the “your visit” section of the website which explains in great detail how to arrange a farm visit, lists the foods YOU can bring to feed the animals, explains parking and more. And, if you are telling a friend about Winterpast Farm PLEASE PLEASE ask them to read “your visit”. Many people just show up without an appointment, don’t realize there is an admission price, don’t realize they can bring food for feeding etc. Thank You for helping make everyone’s visit go well.

OPEN Sunday December 28 1-5
OPEN Monday December 29 10-5
OPEN Tuesday December 30 10-5 (first possible due date for baby goats!)
OPEN Wednesday December 31 10-5l
OPEN Thursday (Jan 1) 10-5
OPEN Friday (Jan 2) 10-5
OPEN Saturday (Jan 3) 10-5
OPEN Sunday (jan 4) 1-5
More January hours will be posted soon!
Thank you for helping support a small local farm family especially through the winter months. Don’t forget to “Rent-A-Pet” for unique Christmas gifts and consider buying a unique handmade clay Christmas ornament made by Farmer Mary.

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RECYCLE YOUR CHRISTMAS TREE AT WINTERPAST FARM

Recycle your live Christmas tree at Winterpast Farm! Drop them off by the barn any time.
Trees will be used to provide a fish habitat in the pond, used for goat food, and eventually burned in the annual Christmas Tree bonfire (if you follow Winterpast Farm on FB you will be invited! Thank you for supporting a small local farm family.

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FARM OPEN DATES AND HOURS

CLOSED Tuesday Dec 23. At 7:00-9:00pm Farmer Mary and some of her animals, including MABEL and CLAIRE the donkeys, BAA BAA the black sheep, LILY and ROSE the twin baby goats, will be at Hayes Barton Baptist Church Live Nativity at Five Points (1800 Glenwood Ave) in Raleigh. Come see us!!
CLOSED Wednesday Dec 24. 5:00-7:00 meet the animals, 7:00-9:00pm Farmer Mary and some of her animals, including MABEL and CLAIRE the donkeys, BAA BAA the black sheep, LILY and ROSE the twin baby goats, will be at Hayes Barton Baptist Church Live Nativity at Five Points (1800 Glenwood Ave) in Raleigh. Come see us!!
OPEN Thursday December 25 10-5 Some families visit Winterpast Farm every year on Christmas Day!
OPEN Friday December 26 10-5
OPEN Saturday December 27 10-5
OPEN Sunday December 28 1-5
OPEN Monday December 29 10-5
OPEN Tuesday December 30 10-5 (first possible due date for baby goats!)
OPEN Wednesday December 31 10-5
Thank you for helping support a small local farm family especially through the winter months. Don’t forget to “Rent-A-Pet” for unique Christmas gifts and consider buying a unique handmade clay Christmas ornament made by Farmer Mary. (

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WINTERPAST ANIMALS VISIT HAYES BARTON BAPTIST CHURCH FOR LIVE NATIVITY

The annual Live Nativity at Hayes Barton Baptist Church has been going on for nearly 60 years. Winterpast Farm is pleased to be providing the live donkeys, sheep and goats for the event.

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MABEL and CLAIRE, the mini donkeys, spend two overnights each year in the barn on site. Farmer Mary transports the smaller animals each evening for the three night event.

IMG_6404.JPGBAA BAA the black sheep was just a lamb at the event last year. This year regulars were amazed at how he had grown.

IMG_6410.JPGThe Live Nativity is from 7-9 the three nights leading up to Christmas Eve. On Wednesday there is a “meet the animals” time starting at 5:00.

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