On June 2, 2021

Learn to goat farm with Tina Tuckerman

Workshop is part of Billings Farm Backyard Series

June 5 at 10 a.m. — WOODSTOCK — Have you ever thought about keeping a goat? The Billings Backyard Series presents Backyard Goat Farming with Tina Tuckerman on Saturday, June 5 from 10–11:30 a.m.  

Courtesy Tina Tuckerman

Tuckerman, a fifth generation Woodstock, Vermont farmer, and owner of One Chicken at a Time Farm, will share her wealth of knowledge about goats, including which breeds may be the best choices for your needs, basic care and space requirements along with information on milking goats and the uses for goat milk.

This presentation is offered at Billings Farm & Museum and is followed by a 30-minute Q&A period. The workshop costs $15/person; $10/BF&M Member. Space is limited!  Reserve your spot at billingsfarm.org/classes-workshops/ or call 802-457-2355.

Billings Backyard is a series of workshops designed to teach sustainable living skills to adult participants and is underwritten by a generous grant from the SpringRiver Private Foundation Trust. Each workshop includes hands-on demonstrations and concrete steps for incorporating these skills into everyday life. Upcoming workshops:

  • June 12: Beekeeping and Pollinators with Troy Hall of Hall Apiaries (rescheduled from May)
  • July 17: Backyard Grilling with Billings Farm’s Chef Emery
  • August 21: Autumn Gardening and Putting Your Garden to Bed with Master Gardener Ben Pauly
  • September 11: Making Jam with Billings Farm’s Chef Emery
  • November 13: Felted Soapmaking with fiber artist, Tiana St. James
  • December 4: Holiday Gifts from the Kitchen with Billings Farm’s Chef Emery

Some workshops will be held on site and some may be live on Zoom. Check our website for further details.

Courtesy Tina Tuckerman
Raising goats 101 workshop is offered by fifth generation farmer Saturday.

The Billings Farm & Museum is owned and operated by The Woodstock Foundation Inc., a charitable non-profit institution. Billings Farm & Museum is committed to providing educational opportunities and experiences to our visitors, whether here in Woodstock, Vermont or at home wherever you are through our online resources at Billings Farm at Home.

For more information visit us at billingsfarm.org, or Facebook at facebook.com/BillingsFarmMuseum/ and Instagram at instagram.com/billingsfarm.

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