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Barbara Engle is the primary owner of Sierra Wools.  She previously owned and operated White Mountain Wool Mill in Northeast Arizona, raising high quality wool breeds, and processing fiber for others in the area.  She recently moved to Penn Valley, California with her husband Mark and started Sierra Wools.

Wool Drying after washing, readying for picking


Mark assists with the online store and uses his woodworking skills to build our custom pickers and other items.  


We have an Etsy Store, and by clicking on our products you will be transferred to that site, where you can make purchases safely and securely using their online options, which includes most major credit cards as well as PayPal and gift cards.  Our policies for shipping, returns and other matters are documented there as well or click here to go to the Policies Page.  

We live and work in Lake Wildwood, which is a beautiful, wooded area in Northern California. In addition to online sales, we display and sell our products weekly at our local Farmers Market, shown below...



  • Nevada County Certified Farmers Market

    North Star House,

    Grass Valley, CA

    Apr 15–Nov 18

    Nevada County Certified Growers' Market is a 

    great source of local foods. In addition to the 

    high-quality food, there are craftspeople and 

    artisans who offer their lovely and unique items 

    at our Saturday market. Fresh coffee and cold-

    pressed organic juices, breakfast wraps, hearty 

    and healthy sandwiches are some of the offerings

    at this market that allow our customers to sit and 

    savor as they listen to local musicians under the 

    tall trees. Tour the historic Julia Morgan-designed

    North Star House open for your enjoyment on S

    aturday mornings. A local gem is being restored 

    for the community. Clean bathrooms and plenty 

    of parking make the experience of buying the 

    best locally-grown food

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