May 10, 2023

‘Fiber farmers’ using their own sheep, alpacas to bring N.J. wool directly from farms to closets

On a recent spring day, Anne Choi went searching for her sheep, who were hiding. Striding across her roughly 12-acre farm in Bedminster, the fiber farmer and artisan called out for the fluffy livestock.

The six Shetland sheep she owns — there's Roobie, and her twins, Max and Astrid, then Moon, Cleo, and her mother, Quin — are not being raised for their milk or their meat.

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