About the Author

Kate Johnson

Kate Johnson raises dairy goats at www.briargatefarm, runs a cheesemaking school at www.theartofcheese.com and is an active volunteer with the Boulder County 4-H program. She’s also a member of the Colorado Dairy Goat Association and author of the book, Tiny Goat Big Cheese.
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Articles by Kate Johnson

The Truth About Coats for Goats!
November 27, 2022 · · Health

Those goat sweaters are cute, but do you really need them to keep goats warm in cold weather?

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Preparing for Kidding
November 22, 2022 · · Health

Your doe is pregnant. If you’re a newbie goat-owner, you may not know what’s in store. Here’s a primer to help you out a bit.

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Listeria Prevention for The Home Cheesemaker
November 2, 2022 · · Home Dairy

Thinking about listeria prevention might invoke paranoia and fear in many cheesemakers. By following these guidelines, as well as using good common sense, it is possible to avoid many of the possible problems.

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An Easy Guide to Cheese Aging Equipment
November 2, 2022 · · Home Dairy

Once you’ve mastered making soft and fresh cheeses, you may want to progress to pressed and aged cheeses. What kind of cheese aging equipment will you need?

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Want to Offer Goat Cheese for Sale?
November 2, 2022 · · Home Dairy

Many people who keep dairy goats would love to offer their goat cheese for sale. But how easy (and legal) is this to do?

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Managing CAE and CL in Goats
October 25, 2022 · · Health

CAE and CL in goats just might be on the top of the list of dreaded goat diseases. But if you’re new to goats or you’ve never heard of them, here is some useful information.

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Raising Baby Goats In Cold Weather
October 8, 2022 · · Health

When it comes to baby goats in cold weather, the important thing to remember is that they are not equipped for extreme temperatures.

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Pregnant Goat Care
October 5, 2022 · · Health, Kids' Corner

It’s the time of year when many goat owners focus on pregnant goat care as they’re either preparing to breed or have already bred their does.

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Recipes to Use Up Milk
August 29, 2022 · · Home Dairy

Looking for some new recipes to use up milk? Here is a list of some of the things you can do with milk, along with a few recipes with lots of milk.

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Why Does Swiss Cheese Have Holes?
August 10, 2022 · · Home Dairy

Ever wonder, “Why does Swiss Cheese have holes?” Well, the answer can be found in the culture!

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