About Kevin Stoer
Kevin Stoer started raising alpacas in 1996. His business has grown from simply raising alpacas to now using alpacas in his coordinating events with wine, yoga, knitting, and crocheting . With his Alpaca Gift Store located in the old family bottling plant, alpaca items he highlights are products made in the USA, Peru and Ecuador. The ranch has over 3000 visitors for scheduled tours during the warmer months each year.
Kevin is 4th generation on the family farm. The last major livestock enterprise on the property was milk cows. The family business included bottling milk from the cows and also delivery of these products door to door in the City of Two Rivers and the Village of Mishicot.
Kevin Stoer earned his Bachelors Degree in Agriculture Education with an emphasis in Animal Science from the University of Wisconsin - Madison and his Masters Degree in Educational Child Psychology from the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. He taught agriculture in both the Mishicot and Green Bay grades 6th through 12th. He later went on to become a school counselor and worked with students K through 12th grade. His last official position is public education was Student Services Department Chair. He left education in 2009 because he had, had enough of the politics. Kevin still goes back to help Green Bay Public Schools each year to assist.
Kevin has a lifetime of experiences working with livestock and poultry. While growing up he raised dairy cattle, sheep, pigs, chickens, ducks and geese. He was FFA Adviser in both Mishicot and Green Bay. Kevin coached 2 teams, winning the State and then competing in National Competition.
Kevin Stoer started the 4-H Alpaca/Llama for the Manitowoc County. He is the County Fair Superintendent for both Alpacas/Llamas and Goats.
Trips to Peru Kevin organizes for people who wish to see this wonderful area.
The owner has a graduate college degree and impressive credentials with a variety of professional associations. Kevin Stoer is a 28 year veteran educator, having been a school counselor, agriculture teacher, and FFA advisor; working with a variety of children of all ages and backgrounds. Additionally, the owners have often traveled to the alpaca’s native countries of Peru, Bolivia, and Chile, interacting with the local people and learning their culture. For detailed biographies on each owner, go to www.londondairyalpacas.com. LondonDairy is a full-spectrum agricultural operation including daily care of raising alpacas, addressing medical and ethical issues, herd management and evaluation, competitive showing, breeding, shearing, fiber evaluation and products, clinics, travel groups, and a retail store. Your tour will bring the academic standards in agriculture, science and social studies to life, and help your students make real-life connections to your curriculum, along with integrating knowledge from other academic areas. Additionally, tours can be adapted and tailored to emphasize a specific concept(s) or academic standard(s).