Volume 2 – Issue 3 (December 2013)


The Business of Alpacas:

Learn about the many ways to make a living from alpacas from breeding to marketing and everything in between. Slow textiles: a niche market for the growing global alpaca business. Featuring: Mora Valley Spinning Mill and the World Alpaca Conference New Zealand.

In this issue:

Social Media for Businesses
By Selle Design Group

Mora Valley Spinning Mill
By Meyla Bianco Johnston

Alpacas: Getting Down to Business
By Meyla Bianco Johnston


• Auctions
• Alpaca Therapy
• Veterinary Services
• Tax Tips

Slow Textiles and Alpaca Fiber: A Different Business Model
By Meyla Bianco Johnston

New Zealand’s TRI-umph of Alpaca Events
By Sarah Busby