join the milking team
No experience necessary--just a passion for animals, food, and agriculture; a bit of grit; and your own transportation. This small operation relies on many good hearts and hands. Consider joining us!
"I love knowing I am going to see them each week. Regardless of if I am tired or stressed, it has to happen, and is a welcome routine."
"Milking is the mental and emotional rejuvenation I need to get me through the rest of the week."
"I've talked and thought a lot about animal ethics in the past year, and I think that working with animals is one of the best ways in which to truly understand that relationship."
Give one, two-hour shift a week for a quart of creamy dream milk between May and December. Meet other goat-lovers and get to know the seasonal life of the herd.
Make Soap & Cheese
Take part in cheesemaking nights and soapmaking days throughout the season. Learn a new craft, and take home a handful of handmade soap or cheese in exchange
Take ownership of one aspect of goat-raising. Contribute your ideas to the daily operations. Get school credit or life credit.
Hang out with the Herd
Enjoy getting to know each quirky momma on the milking stand. Be the first to bond with the floppy-eared kids. Acceptance by the herd is the true reward.