Two of our favorite things: regenerative land stewardship and videos of goats doing adorable things.
[vimeo 146758688 w=640 h=360] Street Goat - Crowd Funding Campaign Film from Joanne Barker on Vimeo. The money's all been pledged and raised, but this sure was a great idea and a fabulous video.
In a world that needs new farmers, on land that needs new ways of raising food, and among bodies that need new ways of being nourished, the Dreamgoats aim to maintain natural systems, recycle waste, build soil fertility, and add value to the lives of other beings. THE DREAM 1. To purchase 3 goat kids & solar-electric […]
Dear friends, Sunday at 8 AM Gary Masalin and Shana Hanson will lead an optimum open burn for biochar in the Rainbow Roof house pasture (striped multicolored roof, 195 Back Belmont Rd. on the north side of the rd. just out of town from Jesse Robbins Rd. by less than half a mile). Spectators […]
We just wanted to mention that it must be springtime!
Greetings from Twig Farm! We're a small goat dairy in West Cornwall, Vermont. Kidding season will soon be upon us, and while baby goats are unquestionably most adorable animals of all time, sadly we cannot keep all of our darling doelings. That's where you come in! Our registered Alpines boast superb genetics, bred for hardiness […]
Calling all sheep and goat enthusiasts! Mark your calendar to spend the weekend learning from featured speakers, veterinarians and crop experts at Cornell University. Don't be afraid to get dirty with hands-on learning opportunities, covering everything from eartagging to foot rot. The three day symposium will wrap-up with two tours at local sheep farms where you […]
UVM Extension New Farmer Project Webinar Series 7 PM EST, Tuesday, March 26: Transitioning to a Commercial Goat Dairy: Are you ready? Carol Delaney, M.S. is a small ruminant dairy specialist and author of A Guide to Starting a Commercial Goat Dairy. Carol will present the platform and viewpoint to help you lay the framework […]
Young farmer Novella Carpenter has just welcomed two new Nigerian Dwarf doelings to the world at GhostTown Farm. Here's their birth announcement, and read more about the birth here on Novella's blog City Farmer. "I ran downstairs and Bebe came running up to me, bleating and looking at me with distress. Tail up. That’s always […]