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Basic Goat Care at The Smithshyre

March 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Free

Join farmer Roni Smith of The Smithshyre in Poulsbo for an on-farm tour on March 21st, from 10am to 12pm. Roni will be sharing out helpful information for farmers interested in learning more about Basic Goat Care. Topic to be discussed include:

  • Basic needs (minerals, feed, housing, and spacing)
  • Basic care (hoof trimming, and shearing-discussion)
  • Breeding / lambing (nutrition, planning for delivery, and lamb care
  • Q&A / discussion from farmer attendees

Dirt Talk Farm Walks provide farmer-to-farmer education to promote the exchange of ideas and innovations related to sustainable and organic farming in our region. This farm walk is open to all farmers and homesteaders interested in learning more about this topic, not to the general public. 
 
Registration Details 
Date: March 21st, 10am to 12pm (in-person event!)
Location: Poulsbo, WA – Address will be provided to registered attendees
Audience: Farmers, Homesteaders and Producers Only
Registration link:

Please only register for the farm walk if you plan to attend as there is limited space for this event. If you register and are unable to come, we kindly ask that you inform us at least 48 hours before the event so that we may open up registration to other interested farmers.
If you go to register and there are no spaces available, please email jess.sappington@wsu.edu to be put on our cancellation list.
 
More about Roni Smith:  
Roni is the owner operator of The Smithshyre, home of Kitsap Goat Yoga.  The farm offers many ways to interact with animals, including goat yoga, goat cuddle time, and farm tours. All are a part of their agritourism offerings to the public in hopes of teaching about their farm practices and how to live more in concert with the land.  She’s been raising Finnish Landrace Sheep and Dwarf Nigerian Goats naturally for 9 years.

WSU Extension programs and employment are available to all without discrimination. Evidence of noncompliance may be reported through your local WSU Extension office. Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities and special needs who contact Jess Sappington (345 6th St. Suite 550, Bremerton WA / jess.sappington@wsu.edu / 360- 228-7308) at least two weeks prior to the event. 

Details

Date:
March 21
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Categories:
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Organizer

Jess Sappington
Phone:
360-228-7308
Email:
jess.sappington@wsu.edu
Website:
https://extension.wsu.edu/regionalsmallfarms/