Tag Archives: Goat

Farmageddon, the Movie

08/28/2011

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I saw Farmageddon yesterday, the documentary by Kristin Canty.  What a pleasant surprise — Ms. Canty was there and took our questions.  She is one bright and reasonable human being and she had no idea what she was getting into by creating this film.  Following her path and stating her beliefs are probably straining her personal […]

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Goat Song, by Brad Kessler

08/03/2011

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I finished reading this book today, and have 6 things to say as a result: 1.  Go buy or borrow Goat Song, even if you don’t desire goat herding as  a career.  It’s well written: literature, history, cooking, poetry, humor, and pastoral living all rolled into one.  2.  A goat book made me tear up on three occasions.  Things that […]

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Seven Hundred Miles on Saturdays

07/26/2011

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Barbara Kingsolver got me out of my local chain grocery, into the Guzzler, and out to the farms.  I thank her mentally for writing Animal, Vegetable, Miracle and I thank my Mom and sister for telling me to read the book.  The narrative covers a year in the life of Kingsolver’s family, once they chose to move from the drought of […]

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Get Your Goat

03/23/2011

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Is the name of the class I attended yesterday at the Angelic Organics Learning Center in Caledonia, Illinois.  There is so much going on out there!  I encourage you to click on the Angelic Organics link to the right and explore this wonderful farm.  You may become a shareholder in the spring and have fresh […]

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