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Is Raw Milk Illegal?
July 29, 2019 · · Home Dairy

Humans have enjoyed raw milk benefits for millennia. But now only 28 American states allow the sale of raw milk and it is illegal in Canada. Why is raw milk …

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9 Things to Consider Before Raising Goats for Milk
July 28, 2019 · · Home Dairy

Thinking about raising goats for milk? There are many goat milk benefits, including making goat cheese or learning how to make goat milk soap. But there are a few things to consider about raising goats …

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Making Ricotta Cheese in a Slow Cooker
July 5, 2019 · · Home Dairy

Accidental Ricotta. Isn’t all cheese intentional? Perhaps making ricotta cheese at home started with an ancient accident. A homesteader’s kitchen arsenal includes knowledge of crafting dairy products. Knowing how to …

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Making Goat Sausage: Recipes From the Farm

A basic goat sausage recipe is simple enough, just like any sausage recipe. It’s just ground, seasoned meat. But there are so many ways to cook, cure, air dry and smoke the different kinds that making sausage becomes an art.

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How to Make Yogurt From Scratch + Recipes

Yogurt is healthy and delicious. Learning how to make yogurt from scratch is very easy, and requires very little equipment.

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Adventures in Making Goat Butter
May 11, 2019 · · Home Dairy

The first time I tried making goat butter, I didn’t have a cream separator. I didn’t have much of anything. But I tried anyway. To be honest, I didn’t even …

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Shearing the Pygora Goat for Mohair Fiber Collection
March 14, 2019 · · Ownership

Part of the fun of owning a Pygora goat is shearing day. Pygoras are one of the mohair goat breeds. Angora goats and various cashmere producing goats also produce mohair.

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Caring for Rejected Kid Goats
March 14, 2019 · · Health, Kids' Corner

Whatever the reason behind it, a rejected kid goat needs care right away. There isn’t much we can do to prevent rejection but we can be ready to step in when necessary. …

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Icelandic Goat: Conservation Through Farming
March 14, 2019 · · Goat Breeds

A passionate young woman and her family battle against cultural and legal obstacles to save a unique and endearing rare goat breed, the Icelandic goat. Her animals starred in a …

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Grazing Goats on a Restaurant Roof
March 14, 2019 · · Kids' Corner, Ownership

Where is the best spot for grazing goats? Would you consider a restaurant roof where tourists can gawk and giggle?

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