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Goat Yard education programs

Goat Care Skills Classes Off to a Great Start!

Goat Care Skills Classes Off to a Great Start!

Bright and early on this wintry morning (snowy enough to make a snow angel), goat enthusiasts met Farmer Ben at the barn to embark on our first Goat Care Skills class. Ben began by putting goat care into a larger context of food security and […]

Learn & Work Project This Saturday, 10:30-12:00

Learn & Work Project This Saturday, 10:30-12:00

At LexFarm’s Goat Yard, we are embarking on a project to revitalize the soil to promote carbon holding and growth of forage material (such as clover) for the goats. This winter we plan to rearrange the Goat Yard to make room for three growing paddocks […]

Change in dates for Saturday Goat Care Skills Session

Change in dates for Saturday Goat Care Skills Session

Due to an unexpected schedule conflict, we are changing our Saturday Goat Care Skills session to six weeks: Saturdays, January 28 to March 3, 7-8am. You can find more information and our registration form on our Programs and Group visits page. The Tuesday Goat Care […]

New Programs at the Goat Yard!

New Programs at the Goat Yard!

We are delighted to introduce new hands-on farm-based education programs at the LexFarm Goat Yard! Learn & Work Projects (2nd Saturday of each month, 10:30-12:00) Pasture Walks (4th Thursday of each month, 1:30-3:00) Goat Care Skills – Overview (8-week session, Saturdays January 14 – March […]

Goat Yard Projects: Oak and the Carbon Cycle

Goat Yard Projects: Oak and the Carbon Cycle

With our LexFarm Goat Yard visiting hours (Sundays 1-3pm) such a success, we are beginning to offer new programs! Come join us this Thursday, December 8, 1:30-3:00, to help process our oak to promote carbon holding in the goat yard. You’ll learn about the carbon […]

New Hours! 1 pm – 3 pm , Sundays

New Hours! 1 pm – 3 pm , Sundays

Our new goat yard has become quite popular with lots of visitors the past two Sundays. As dusk approached later in the afternoon, some visitors  noticed that the animals shifted from browsing and being social to climbing up on their high structures and being on […]

Public Visiting Hours: Sundays 2 – 4 pm

Public Visiting Hours: Sundays 2 – 4 pm

We have started public visiting hours at the goat yard! Please spread the word that the yard will be open every Sunday (except Christmas Day) from 2 – 4 pm. Bring friends and family, and spread the word ! Please park at Busa Farm and […]

Goat Yard will be open today for tours!

Goat Yard will be open today for tours!

The public opening of our new goat yard in Lexington will take place today  from 1 – 4 pm as planned. Roads in the immediate area are clear, but please use your own judgment regarding travel. If you come, wear boots! You’ll be walking through a […]