Tag Archives: goat

Cookie the Bunny (April 2011-December 2013)

We got Cookie last June at the Mohawk Valley Poultry Swap.  She was tiny and adorable and Tatum fell in love with her immediately. At first, we built her a hutch that lived in the garage. She had room to … Continue reading

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Teaching Someone to Milk Our Goat

We have a vacation coming up. Used to be, we’d head to Cape Cod for a week every summer for some much-needed time at the beach after spending the rest of the year working inhuman hours at the restaurant.  When … Continue reading

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Poor in Farm; Rich in Friendship

In the summer of 2004, Dave and I were walking home from a seminar on organic gardening at the Park Slope Food Co-op in Brooklyn.  The farmer who had spoken gave out bags of freshly-picked lettuces to everyone who came … Continue reading

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Goat Pedicure

Cindy’s hooves were looking bad.  I had heard that goats needed their hooves clipped from time to time, but I tried to put that out of my mind for as long as possible.  It was hard enough to get used … Continue reading

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Hand-Drawn Farm Map

In response to a request after the last post, I have done my best to draw a to-scale rendition of our little farm.  Hopefully, this will clarify where everything is and how we’ve managed to stuff so gosh darned much … Continue reading

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