by AD Staff March 16, 2020 1 min read

After a great deal of careful consideration,we are transforming our store to a warehouse pickup until further notice. We believe that is the right thing for our community to do all we can to help keep one another safe in this unprecedented moment. 

Our Online store is still open!

For local customers we offer daily curbside pickup.Just choose 'Curbside Delivery' at checkout and we'll notify you when your order can be picked up. We are currently building a local pickup zone within our warehouse for customers to see our products and make in-person purchases. 

Even with our store closed, we will be working hard to continue to serve our customers. All orders through alpacadirect.com will continue to be processed. 

Customers who have questions that they’d normally ask in our store can get answers through our online VIP community on Facebook. You can also email or call us with questions. In the meantime, thank you for your understanding, your patience, and most of all, for being a part of our local community. 

Be well and take care of one another. 

—Jim and Kelley Hobart

AD Staff
AD Staff



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