…when your baby goat goes missing

When your baby goat goes missing, you’ll probably never get an answer. You’ll wander in the woods for hours, scraping your legs, brushing against ivy and oak, pulling spiderwebs from your hair, trying to catch the ticks and beat off the mosquitoes, but you won’t find her. You’ll call out her name and remember she…

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the secret life of goats

…because raising goats is not always as glamorous as it may seem, here are a few things I’ve learned since bringing my first two home nearly two years ago. It’s literally a farm at our house. Or a zoo. And some days are admittedly easier than others. So why am I sitting here still craving…

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the goat mama tradition

When I was a young’in,  my Auntie Roe was a tried & true Goat Mama. She had a barn full of the little creatures and would milk them for her cheese-making craft that she would tote along to her deli job and various farmer’s markets in northern Ohio. I remember one time she had a…

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