21 min

Raising Alpacas on the Canadian Prairies FCC Knowledge: Talking Farm and Food

    • Entrepreneurship

In 1996, Carol Poole, owner of Tigerlily Ranch, was at the forefront of an innovative, new business – raising alpacas on the Canadian Prairies. At a time when exotics like bison, ostrich, and elk were all the rage, she and her business partner formed Tiger Park Alpacas. Today, they focus on producing world class alpaca fiber and have developed some of the best breeding stock in the industry.
In this episode, we’ll learn more about this unique industry and Carol’s path to business success. How do alpacas survive a Prairie summer?

In 1996, Carol Poole, owner of Tigerlily Ranch, was at the forefront of an innovative, new business – raising alpacas on the Canadian Prairies. At a time when exotics like bison, ostrich, and elk were all the rage, she and her business partner formed Tiger Park Alpacas. Today, they focus on producing world class alpaca fiber and have developed some of the best breeding stock in the industry.
In this episode, we’ll learn more about this unique industry and Carol’s path to business success. How do alpacas survive a Prairie summer?

21 min