07/06/19 Introduction to Goat Keeping 10am-12pm
Cost $25/person; Includes a coupon for 10% off goodies from our farm store to use after the class..
Got goats? As brush-clearing pets or dairy animals, goats are generous to their keepers. Whatever kinds of goats you have, learn about trimming hooves, maintaining their weight, and the essential minerals to keep your animals feeling their best. Get tips from an experienced goat-keeper, whether goats are in your backyard now or if you are just thinking about it.
About the Instructor:
Alexia Allen has lived at Hawthorn Farm since 2003, crafting a vision of the world she wants to live in. This includes beautiful and productive gardens, ample wild space and creatures, happy farm animals, and vibrant, loving human relationships. Studying nature for the past 20 years has brought her a deep appreciation of the threads that weave ecological and human communities together. She is indebted to her many years of work at Wilderness Awareness School in Duvall, WA. Creativity guides her life, whether in making a stylish felt vest or a mean goat cheese. After many years of being vegan, she went on to become a YouTube sensation with a video on humane butchering.