The Shepherds

Vermont Shepherd is owned and run by the Major and Ielpi family, with active shepherds currently ranging in age from 7 to 53.  Vermont Shepherd (once known as Major Farm) is one of the oldest sheep farms in Vermont and it is the oldest sheep dairy farm in the United States.  The three generations of shepherds on the farm have lambed and pastured, herded and shorn many many generations of sheep.  Pictured are family members Austin, Andrew, Robin, Alex, David, Lana, and Yesenia, from top left to bottom right.