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Madison High School Courtyard Goats Give Lessons in…

January 12th 2019

Madison High School Courtyard Goats Give Lessons in Garbage-Eating, Giving Birth (Lara Mossa, Jan. 12, 2019) MADISON HEIGHTS – The white short-haired goat came to the window and nibbled on the banana peel. George Barndollar stroked her furry head while he fed her. This is not an unusual sight for students at Madison High School. […]

Ferndale Gets Goat Visitors Thanks to City Girls Farm

July 27th 2017

Ferndale Gets Goat Visitors Thanks to City Girls Farm (Rebecca Hammond, July 27, 2017) Ferndale, MI – The cast of Hamilton showed up in the Ferndale Area District Library’s courtyard on Saturday, in name at least, and the group that gathered in Ferndale was as delighted and enthralled as audiences on Broadway. Three goats, Aaron […]

Ferndale Library: Kidding Around with Goats July 22

July 7th 2017

Ferndale Library: Kidding Around with Goats July 22 (EVENT page)   FERNDALE, MI – For the crafty creative kids, for the animal lovers, and for the aspiring astronauts of tomorrow, the Ferndale Area District Library features something for every child of all ages during 2017’s Summer Reading Programs. Here is the amazing schedule: JULY 7/8 […]

Kidding Around with Goats in Berkley May 13

May 8th 2017

Kidding Around with Goats in Berkley May 13 (EVENT page) Berkley, MI – Kidding Around with Goats Saturday, May 13 at 11:00 a.m. Amy McIntire from City Girls Farm will bring her goats to the library and share some cool goat facts with us. And of course there will be plenty of time to pet […]

2015 Michigan State Fair Helps Families Make Memories

September 6th 2015

2015 Michigan State Fair Helps Families Make Memories (C. Proxmire, Sept. 6, 2015) The Michigan State Fair took place over the weekend at the Suburban Showcase in Novi.  The privately-run event is the continuation of a tradition started in 1849. There is little that could be said about the experience that isn’t better captured in […]

Farmington Hills Gets Goat to Help with Landscaping

June 23rd 2015

Farmington Hills Gets Goat to Help with Landscaping (City of Farmington Hills, June 23, 2015) The City of Farmington Hills will soon be implementing a pilot project on the City Hall Campus that involves a weed-eating goat! Goats are being used in several metropolitan areas and on forward-thinking private business campuses, such as Google, as […]