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Whispering Pines is a family owned working farm and licensed Grade A Raw Goat & Sheep milk dairy and cheese making facility. We're here most of the time but we might out working with the livestock. It's always best to give us a quick text to see what we're up to before driving over-864-360-3222. We want visitors and all our beloved animals to be safe. For this reason, we don't allow visitors to roam around the property without one of our staff. Farm Tours are available by appointment. Great for the children! The fee for a Family Farm Tour is $5 per person with a $20 minimum fee. You can add a pony ride to the tour for an additional charge of $20 per child. Large group tours scroll down to Field trips. We're closed on Sundays.
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2018 Lesson schedules are ready for booking! We have some private lesson times open now.
Our physical address is 206 Adams Mill rd. Mauldin, SC 29662-text- 864-360-3222 for reservations.
October 13, 9:30am-12pm
How to start a family farm on 1-5 acres!
This class is an overview of all aspects to consider on dairy, meat, and poultry. You will learn about fences, shelters, feeders.
Nutrition for chickens, ducks and small ruminants-goats and sheep.
How to milk sheep and goats- techniques, differences, hand and machine milking, equipment- for personal use or dairy
Healthcare to include basic information about internal and external parasite problems and first aid.
Livestock guardian dogs and herding dogs.
Products- dairy, meat, wool, other.
or text 864-360-3222.
October 13, Family Cheese Making class 1:30pm-3pm
Adults only-Cheese Making class
October 13, 3:30pm-5:30pm
This class is an overview of cheese making basics from soft to hard cheeses as well as ricotta and other special dairy products. We will discuss the methods, science and tools needed to get started. Fee is $30 per person. Anyone who signed up for the morning event and wanted to stay through is welcome to observe the Family cheese making class. Take Home Cheese making kits available for purchase as well as additional cheese making supplies.
October 27, 2pm-6pm
How to start a family farm on 1-5 acres!
Be a part of our farm family. Tell your family and friends about us. Spread the Word! If you like what we're doing and want to help support us, go to the Donations tab. On Facebook, you can enjoy enjoy our pictures of the animals, children, current events and announcements just Click on our Facebook link and 'like' our page.
Our Farm store has great gift and shopping selections made right here in SC! Click on Farm store Tab-
For October, our 4H Dairy sheep and goat club will meet on the 2nd Thursday (October 11) at 10:30am and Saturday (October 13) at 2pm. Meeting dates and times will change- email or text to confirm date and RSVP. November meeting- tba-we will not meet in November on the 2nd Thursday or Saturday in November- hopefully, we will meet the 3rd week. Updates are posted on the Face Book page. Fee is $10. The membership form is on the 4H page. Forms need to completed and fee paid before attending. Meetings are for 5 yrs and up. Here at Whispering Pines. Lots of hands on learning. Extra clinics each month, which may have additional fees. For more information, click on the 4H link on the above menu. Note about the fees and what it includes- Fee is $10 which pays for membership in Greenville County 4H. This entitles members to join any Greenville County 4H club. Whispering Pines turns in the entire $10 to Greenville county and does not charge for the time given to the children.
We're celebrating our 35th year of caring for people and our animals!
Our farm animals include Horses, Dairy sheep, Dairy goats, cows, ducks, chickens and more! We have a great riding program and have birthday parties here. Enjoy all the pages on the site by using the menu above. The Services page gives a detailed list of lessons and birthday party activities for your family, school and/or church group including prices. We have a list of new field trips at the bottom of this page.
We're part of South Carolina's plan to help people learn about Agriculture. Our Farm tours will now offer a passport, which we will stamp for farm tours. You will be eligible for SC Agritourism hats, shirts and more!
New Field Trip Series for Schools, Churches, Home School, Co-ops, and Day cares.