FASHION SHOOT AT WINTERPAST

UNC’s student run fashion magazine had a fun photo shoot with animals at Winterpast Farm Petting Zoo late this afternoon. Stay tuned for the real photos.

Winterpast Farm News: baby goat twins were snuggled today by lots of farm visitors of all ages, a group of Girl Scouts and their Dads volunteered and moved some cages and spread mulch, BETSY the very pregnant goat still has her legs crossed and PICKLES the guinea pig was adopted.

Winterpast Farm Schedule:

CLOSED Mon Feb 27

CLOSED Tues Feb 28

OPEN Wed March 1 from 10-5

CLOSED Thurs March 2

OPEN Fri March 3 from 10-5

OPEN Sat March 4 from 10-2 then closed for private Birthday party

CLOSED Sun March 5 for Easter minisessions 

OPEN Mon March 6 from 10-5

CLOSED Tues March 7

CLOSED Wed March 8

OPEN Thurs March 9 from 12-5

CLOSED Fri March 10

OPEN Sat March 11 from 11-5

If you want to visit Winterpast Farm and meet and feed and snuggle the animals PLEASE read the entire “your visit” page at www.winterpast.org which covers admission, parking, lists food to bring to feed the animals, reminds you not to turn down the neighbors private road behind the barn at Winterpast Farm just because your GPS tells you to and other visit tips. 

Thank you for supporting a small local farm family. 

Follow the farm fun at winterpast_farm at Instagram. 

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TWIN BABY GOATS GET CUTER EVERY DAY!

Four days old! THOMAS is in purple and VIOLET in blue. Sweet baby goats got alot of loving snuggles today by farm visitors of all ages at Winterpast Farm Petting Zoo in Wake Forest NC!  Bring their mama, FRANCES, a snack when you come. She loves grapes, apple slices, kale, crackers, raisins, celery and more.

Winterpast Farm Schedule:

OPEN Sat Feb 25 from 10-5

OPEN Sun Feb 26 from 12-5

CLOSED Mon Feb 27

CLOSED Tues Feb 28

OPEN Wed March 1 from 10-5

CLOSED Thurs March 2

OPEN Fri March 3 from 10-5

OPEN Sat March 4 from 10-2 then closed for private Birthday party

CLOSED Sun March 5 for Easter mini-sessions.

OPEN Mon March 6 from 10-5

CLOSED Tues March 7

CLOSED Wed March 8

OPEN Thurs March 9 from 12-5

CLOSED Fri March 10

OPEN Sat March 11 from 11-5

If you want to visit Winterpast Farm and meet and feed and snuggle the animals PLEASE read the entire “your visit” page at www.winterpast.org which covers admission, parking, lists food to bring to feed the animals, reminds you not to turn down the neighbors private road behind the barn at Winterpast Farm just because your GPS tells you to and other visit tips.  

Thank you for supporting a small local farm family. 

Follow the farm fun at winterpast_farm at Instagram.

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BETSY THE GOAT IN LABOR?

BETSY the goat is close to birthing at Winterpast Farm Petting Zoo in Wake Forest NC. Farm visitors laid hands on and encouraged her this afternoon. Stay tuned for news!

Meanwhile FRANCES the goat and her three day old baby goats got plenty of attention today and the baby lambs were snuggled and their harness training continued.

Winterpast Farm Schedule:

OPEN Sat Feb 25 from 10-5

OPEN Sun Feb 26 from 12-5

CLOSED Mon Feb 27

CLOSED Tues Feb 28

OPEN Wed March 1 from 10-5

CLOSED Thurs March 2

OPEN Fri March 3 from 10-5

OPEN Sat March 4 from 10-2 then closed for private Birthday party

CLOSED Sun March 5 for Easter mini-sessions.

OPEN Mon March 6 from 10-5

CLOSED Tues March 7

CLOSED Wed March 8

OPEN Thurs March 9 from 12-5

CLOSED Fri March 10

OPEN Sat March 11 from 11-5

If you want to visit Winterpast Farm and meet and feed and snuggle the animals PLEASE read the entire “your visit” page at www.winterpast.org which covers admission, parking, lists food to bring to feed the animals, reminds you not to turn down the neighbors private road behind the barn at Winterpast Farm just because your GPS tells you to and other visit tips.  

Thank you for supporting a small local farm family. 

Follow the farm fun at winterpast_farm at Instagram.

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WINTERPAST FARM OPEN DATES AND HOURS


Winterpast Farm Schedule:

OPEN Fri Feb 24 from 10-5

OPEN Sat Feb 25 from 10-5

OPEN Sun Feb 26 from 12-5

CLOSED Mon Feb 27

CLOSED Tues Feb 28

OPEN Wed March 1 from 10-5

CLOSED Thurs March 2

OPEN Fri March 3 from 10-5

OPEN Sat March 4 from 10-2 then closed for private Birthday party

CLOSED Sun March 5 for Easter mini-sessions:see sign up details at earlier post

OPEN Mon March 6 from 10-5

CLOSED Tues March 7

CLOSED Wed March 8

OPEN Thurs March 9 from 12-5

CLOSED Fri March 10

OPEN Sat March 11 from 11-5

If you want to visit Winterpast Farm and meet and feed and snuggle the animals PLEASE read the entire “your visit” page at www.winterpast.org which covers admission, parking, lists food to bring to feed the animals, reminds you not to turn down the neighbors private road behind the barn at Winterpast Farm just because your GPS tells you to and other visit tips.  

Thank you for supporting a small local farm family. 

Follow the farm fun at winterpast_farm at Instagram.

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LOCAL ADMISSION COST COMPARISON

People sometimes ask why it costs to visit Winterpast Farm. Farmer Mary pays for: signs, gravel in parking lot, trash cans, hot water and soap and towels at handwashing, money box (to replace stolen one), fencing upkeep for ten acres, animal food (she spends several hundred dollars at Tractor Supply weekly), daily hay for all the animals, housing, picnic tables, chairs and benches for visitors to sit on, animal housing, water bottles, food bowls, nest boxes and other equipment, bedding (she spends a minimum of $50 at the laundromat weekly washing animal bedding, cleaning cloths, lap cloths and table cloths), buckets for animal feed, tablecloths, cloth “nests” for laps, sanitizer, toilet paper, bathroom supplies, heated space for small animals during winter, heat lamps and electricity for maternity pens and baby chicks, special feed and hay for pregnant and nursing moms, business cards, halters, leashes, collars, bandanas, labels for egg cartons, animal care books for pet rentals, medicine for sick or wounded donated animals, laminated signs around the farm, wire mesh and zipties and hardware for fixing pens and hutches, drinking water for the animals, water for washing bowls and buckets and cages, seasonal special feed like special formula for bottle feeding, bottles and nipples……photo here shows a comparison of other local similar outdoor play/animal related businesses and their admission prices. Note: HillRidge seems low but there are add-ons to the admission price. Winterpast Farm admission of $10 per person is actually the lowest.

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