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Building truly sustainable farming! More sheep = more sheep milk = more farm-made sheep cheese! Build the Barns, Grow the Flock!
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    Farm Backer! Heartfelt thank you plus a digital Farm Backer 'sticker' you can share on social media.(All giving levels $25 and up receive this.)

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    Embrace the Farm! In gratitude, your name on our FarmFriends wall inside the front barn entrance. Plus a Farm Backer digital 'sticker'! (All giving levels $25 and up receive this.)

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    Lamb Love! Receive a set of lamb notecards, plus the Farm Backer digital 'sticker.'

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    Spring Frolic! (Single Ticket) Join us for a Spring Afternoon at the Farm -- tour the farm, take pictures with the lambs & chicks, and enjoy our cheese, specialty sausages and refreshments. **Date to be announced**

    Plus, lamb notecards and recipes, and a Farm Backer digital sticker!

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    Farm Trio! Selection of our three favorite recipes that use Shepherd’s Way cheese, a set of three lamb notecards, and a note of thanks on a lamb postcard. Your name on our FarmFriends barn wall. Plus the digital Farm Backer sticker!

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    Cheese! A selection of three Shepherd’s Way Cheeses, cheesemakers choice. Plus three recipe cards and three lamb notecards. In gratitude, your name on our FarmFriends barn wall. Plus, a digital FarmBacker sticker.
    *Pick Up Only* to be picked up at Minneapolis Mill City Farmer’s Market, Minneapolis Farmers Market, or St Paul Farmers Market.

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    Shepherd Chic! Layer up, starting with a cotton Shepherd’s Way Farms t-shirt! Plus 3 recipe cards, three lamb note cards, & digital Farm Backer sticker! And, in gratitude, your name on our FarmFriends wall display inside the front barn entrance.

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    Cheese Tasting at Insight Brewing
    Join us at Minneapolis’ Insight Brewing's Tap Room for a guided tasting of Shepherd’s Way Farms cheeses, with details on which Insight creations pair best with our cheese. Includes cards with suggested Insight pairings. [Date TBD] Single ticket.

    Plus, lamb notecards, recipes, and a digital ‘Farm Backer’ ticket!

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    Cheese Tasting at Bang Brewing
    Join us at Bang Brewing in St. Paul with owners Sandy & Jay for a guided tasting of Shepherd’s Way Farms cheeses, with expert perspective on which Bang creations pair best with each of our cheeses. Includes cards with suggested Bang & Shepherd’s Way pairings. [Date TBD] Individual ticket.

    Plus, lamb notecards, recipes, and a digital ‘Farm Backer’ sticker!

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    Sweetland Orchard Cider & Cheese Party
    Chef Marshall Paulsen of Birchwood Café will host a cider and cheese sampling at the beautiful Sweetland Orchard in Webster, MN. Join us with Sweetland owners Gretchen and Mike for a cider tasting paired with Shepherd’s Way Farms cheeses. Chef Marshall will be creating delicious appetizers to complement the tastings. Single ticket. [Date to be announced]

    Plus lamb notecards, recipes, and a digital ‘Farm Backer’ sticker!

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    Cheese – delivered! Savor a selection of our three current cheeses shipped directly to you or a friend, includes 3 recipes plus 3 lamb notecards. Plus, in gratitude, your name on our FarmFriends barn wall.

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    Spring Frolic! Join us for Spring Afternoon at the Farm -- bring your friends or family, tour the farm, take pictures with the lambs & chicks, and enjoy our cheese, specialty sausages and refreshments. (4 tickets) **Date to be announced** Plus, in gratitude, your name on our FarmFriends barn wall, set of lamb notecards and recipes, and a Farm Backer digital sticker!

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    Local Art Lover! Ltd Farm Poster Print
    Fantastically cool limited edition print of an original frame-worthy Shepherd’s Way Farms poster by Minneapolis artist Grant Gay!

    Plus, lamb notecards, recipe cards, and a digital ‘Farm Backer’ sticker!
    **Pick up at Mill City Farmers Mkt or add $10 for shipping please**

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    Sleep Cozy! Shepherd’s Way Farms Wool-Filled Pillow Our Minnesota-made pillow are cotton covered, filled with warm, fluffy wool from our own sheep! Includes three lamb notecards, recipes, and in gratitude your name listed on our FarmFriends barn wall. Plus a digital Farm Backer sticker!
    Standard Size Only *Pick Up* Pick up at Mpls/St Paul Farmers Market. U.S. Shipping $15 extra

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    More cheese! Stop by the farmers market for a selection of three pieces of Shepherd’s Way Farms Cheese, cheesemaker's choice – THREE times! Perfect for Farmers’ Markets regulars. Includes three lamb notecards, recipes, and your name on our Farm Friends barn wall. Plus a Farm Backer digital sticker!

    **Pick up at Mpls Mill City Farmers Market, Mpls Farmers Market or St Paul Farmers Market, spring, summer, and fall.

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    Adopt a lamb! Name one of our newest lambs and receive a beautiful lamb photo & set of notecards. Your lamb’s name will be displayed on our website and at the farm! Receive an exclusive invitation to visit the farm next spring for Lamb Day (**date to be announced**). Plus, set of three lamb notecard and three recipe cards. And, your name on our Farm Friends wall display inside the front barn entrance. Plus the digital Farm Backer sticker!

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    Cheese & Charcuterie at Red Table Meat Company
    You and a guest (ticket for 2) will join charcuterie wizard Mike Phillips of Red Table Meat Company and our shepherd & cheesemaker for an extraordinary guided cheese & specialty meats tasting party, at Red Table tasting room in Northeast Minneapolis. [Date TBD]

    Plus, lamb notecards, recipes, and a digital ‘Farm Backer’ sticker!

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    Inner Cheese Circle! Be the first to get our newest cheese – before it is available in stores – along with a selection of our best sellers (four pieces total) & several of our favorite recipes using our cheese. Includes a Shepherd's Way t-shirt, three lamb notecards. And, your name displayed on our Farm Friends wall display inside the barn. Plus the digital Farm Backer sticker! (Shipped directly to your door!)

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    Traveling Cheese Party w/ Shepherd We come to you! Gather your friends together for a private cheese tasting, featuring Shepherd’s Way Farms cheeses and accoutrements, and led by our very own cheesemaker. (up to 10 per group) Includes lamb notecards and recipes for your guests. Plus, your name on our Farm Friends barn wall. And, a digital Farm Backer sticker!
    *Within 100 miles of Mpls/StPaul only**

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    Private Tour & Tasting Party
    Bring your friends (up to 12) & enjoy an exclusive visit to the farm! Includes a cheesemaker/shepherd guided tour of the farm, milking parlor, cheesemaking facilities followed by a cheesemaker-guided leisurely tasting of all our artisan cheeses plus specialty sausages. All the guests names will be displayed on our Farm Friends barn wall display. Take home a bit of cheese for later, plus sets of note cards and recipes for each guest!
    Plus, a digital Farm Backer sticker!

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    Whole Big Deal! Okay cheese and farm enthusiasts, this one's for you!

    You will be in the Inner Circle, receiving our new cheese first, along with a selection of current cheese, delivered to you! Includes tickets to our Spring Frolic at the farm day AND you can Adopt-A-Lamb and attend Lamb Day!
    Plus you receive a wool pillow, t-shirt, a set of lamb note cards & recipe cards.

    And you get More Cheese -- three selections of Shepherd's Way cheese to be picked up at local Twin Cities farmers markets (eat it all yourself or share with friends!). Plus, the "Farm Backer" sticker!

    Plus your name will be displayed on our FarmFriends barn wall! Includes

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    Birchwood Café Lunch w/ Tracy Singleton (plus Birchwood cookbook!)
    You and three friends will enjoy a delicious lunch at cherished Birchwood Cafe with local foods leader & owner Tracy Singleton. Includes a signed Birchwood Cookbook, new in 2015!

    Plus, lamb notecards, recipes, and a digital ‘Farm Backer’ sticker!

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    Birchwood Café Breakfast w/ Beth Dooley (includes Northern Heartland cookbook!)
    You and three friends will enjoy a delicious breakfast with local foods writer Beth Dooley at the cherished Birchwood Café. Includes Beth Dooley’s signed Northern Heartland Kitchen cookbook!

    Plus, lamb notecards, recipes, and a digital ‘Farm Backer’ sticker!

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    Travelling Cheesemaker Party We come to you! Gather your friends together for a private cheese tasting, featuring Shepherd’s Way Farms cheeses and accoutrements, and led by our very own cheesemaker. (up to 10 per group) Includes lamb notecards and recipes for your guests. Plus, your name on our Farm Friends barn wall. And, a digital Farm Backer sticker!
    *Within 100 miles of Mpls/StPaul only**

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