About Us

The Upper Farm is set on 125 rugged acres in the rural community of Pownal, Maine. We tend to a herd of 30 alpacas, have a forestry operation offering retail specialty lumber, custom sawmill services, and handcrafted woodworking, and are developing lines of berry crops. Browse our site to learn more about us and our farm, and meet our alpacas at upperfarmalpacas.com.

We are the ultimate do-it-yourselvers. We began our homestead in 1999, with the purchase of a vacant 1828 early Greek Revival cape cod farmhouse in Newcastle. We had it disassembled and moved it 50 miles to our land in Pownal, using an equipment trailer, a couple of pick-ups, in about 30 trips. We reconstructed it and have been slowly renovating it ever since.

              

We brought our first alpacas home in August, 2005--three fiber boys whose job it was to teach us all about them. We quickly took the leap into breeding and five females and a herdsire later, we began the first phase of our farm business.

Today we have thirty beautiful alpacas, offer a variety of farm consulting/tractor services, forestry and wood products services and goods, and are expanding to grow specialty berry crops. Fruit and fiber, if you will. 


We invite you to visit our farm to learn more about fiber farming in Maine. We are currently open by appointment, and we're always ready to talk 'paca, whether you are looking for fiber boys or breeding stock. All our animals are personable, easy to handle, healthy, and produce quality fiber for a variety of uses.





Contact us at:

Phone: 207-329-1041 or 207-831-8022
Email: upperfarmalpacas@gmail.com


Nicole & Greg Carter
Upper Farm Alpacas

362 Allen Road
Pownal,ME 04069

Please view our alpaca sales list, including our 2011 crias Morgan and Calliope below, at upperfarmalpacas.com.

                      

Directions


From I-295 Exit 22

At exit 22, head west away from Freeport village. Turn left at end of overpass. Follow Pownal Rd (becomes Elmwood Rd at Freeport/Pownal line) into Pownal Center. Cross Route 9 and stay on Elmwood Rd until it ends at Allen Rd. Turn right. We're the 2nd drive on the left.

From ME Turnpike I-95 Exit 63

Take exit 63 and turn right at traffic light. From Gray Center go straight through intersection and follow Route 115 east for 1.5 miles. Turn left onto Depot Rd, which takes you to Route 231. Turn left, and then immediately right onto Freeport Rd (becomes Allen Rd at Pownal line). We're 2 miles from the Pineland Campus and Gardens, on the left.


We look forward to your farm visit.


Please, leave your dogs at home.
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