Recent print media about Apple Hill Farm

Carolina Mountain Life Magazine

NC Field & Family 

Apple Hill Farm Spreads Alpaca Love – Fall 2019

“It was 2000, and Lee Rankin was taking her then 1-year-old son through the Kentucky State Fair when she saw her first alpaca. “I looked into its eyes and fell in love,” she recalls.

Right then and there, Rankin decided she wanted to move to the mountains and raise alpacas. “

Apple Hill Farm Spreads Alpaca Love


Celebrate National Alpaca Farm Days – Fall 2019

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High Country Press

• Knitting with Alpacas

Published Monday, August 15, 2016

• Goat Shearing

Published Tuesday, October 4, 2016

• Fundraiser for the local fire victims and sale of cards

Published Monday, August 22, 2016

Recent video and audio of Apple Hill Farm

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Agritourism is booming right now, as people more and more are trying to find ways to unplug from their tech-driven lives, create memories with their families and come back to the land (quite literally). Lee Rankin explains this and more on the podcast!

Radio Camp 2019 – Agritourism and Alpaca Farms in the High Country

Radio Camp is a week-long, summer enrichment day camp for middle school students interested in technology, journalism, and the exciting world of radio!

Over the week, students learn the basics of audio recording in the studio and in the field; how to conduct an interview; how to edit sound on computers into a news story; and the other skills needed to write, record, edit, and create stories for radio broadcast.

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