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The Biology of the Goat. Raising Meat Goats. Recipe: Fromage Facile. Fromage Facile is a mild, creamy, multiuse cheese that is simply great to have on hand.

Recipe: Fromage Facile

Its name means "easy cheese” in French, and it is easy to make, easy to use and easily one of my all-time favorite cheeses. The buttermilk gives it a slight tang, and the result is something between cream cheese and ricotta. Coagulation is swift and visually dramatic for this cheese, making it impressive to make with kids or for dinner guests (double the recipe for a crowd). The process is low stress and gratifying. I love dipping garden-grown veggies in a dish of Fromage Facile, but you can also use it for baking—or spreading on breakfast pastries. Ready to Eat In: 30 minutes Biggest Pain: Squeezing and straining fresh lemon juice. Farm Inspiration Friday - Choose the Kids. I’ve reached the point in my life when many of my friends are starting families—several are even expecting their first child in the upcoming months.

Farm Inspiration Friday - Choose the Kids

The soon-to-be daddies are both excited about the joys fatherhood will bring and anxious about the responsibilities the new role holds. While I can’t speak from experience, I imagine that being a parent is a tricky balance between giving your children the time, care, love and attention they need (and you want to give) and keeping other parts of your life moving along. Joel Salatin: The Revolution Starts in the Kitchen. When Joel Salatin speaks, the farming world listens.

Joel Salatin: The Revolution Starts in the Kitchen

An author, columnist, researcher, and all-around respected figurehead in the farming and agricultural space, Salatin embodies the farmer spirit and mentality. He's a hard-working family man with the ability to squeeze 72 hours of work into a Tuesday afternoon, and his tireless work ethic is matched only by his creative genius, a one-two punch which has led him to the top of his field. He began raising chickens at the age of 10. He published his first of nine books in 1996, and since that stretch of time he has delivered countless speeches, hosted conferences, and emerged as a thought leader for the farming and agriculture society. Culture: the word on cheese. Recipe: Homemade Cultured Butter. This basic recipe for cultured butter is easy to make, just be sure to plan a day ahead—the culturing will take 8 to 24 hours.

Recipe: Homemade Cultured Butter

The buttermilk produced during the process can be reserved and substituted for store-bought cultured buttermilk in any recipe. Yield: 1 cup butter, 1/2 cup buttermilk Ingredients 2 cups heavy cream 2 T. plain yogurt 1/4 tsp. fine ground sea salt (optional) Preparation In large bowl, gently whisk together cream and yogurt. Place cream in refrigerator for about 1 hour to cool to 60 degrees F. Pour cultured cream into bowl of large food processor fitted with the blade attachment. Cover medium-sized colander with large piece of cheesecloth (any grade) or clean, thin dish towel. La Chèvre du Québec. Goat Association of Nova Scotia. Welcome to the home page of the Goat Association of Nova Scotia The Goat Association of Nova Scotia was formed in the early 1970s as the Dairy Goat Association of Nova Scotia.

Goat Association of Nova Scotia

The name was changed in 1990 to allow for the inclusion of producers of fibre and goat meat. FÉDÉRATION CANADIENNE NATIONALE DE LA CHÈVRE. La Fédération canadienne nationale de la chèvre (FCNC) a été formée en décembre 2002 pour représenter les producteurs caprins du Canada afin de mieux faire face aux problèmes de l'industrie caprine au Canada.


Notre mandat est de représenter les intérêtes de tous les producteurs de chèvres du Canada, peu importe qu'ils produisent du lait, de la viande, de la fibre mohair ou des animaux de compagnie. La FCNC est une organisation sans but lucratif qui représente les intérêts nationaux des producteurs et de l'industrie caprine. La FCNC travaille activement en partenariat avec le gouvernement fédéral pour développer des programmes et des normes nationales pour l'industrie caprine canadienne tels que l'indentification des animaux, l'éradication de la tremblante, le programme de salubrité à la ferme et bien plus. La FCNC est formée de 14 représentants des organisations caprines nationales et provinciales. Goat Breeds. Countryside - homesteading - self-reliance - simple life. The fun of having goats starts with choosing which breed to get, and plenty are available to choose from.

countryside - homesteading - self-reliance - simple life

More than 200 breeds have been developed worldwide, not all of which may be found in North America. Saanen Livestock Profile. Culture: the word on cheese. Anxious to try your hand at cheesemaking, but can’t fit it in to your busy schedule?

culture: the word on cheese

No problem! Claudia Lucero is here to help, with her new cookbook One Hour Cheese. That means if you only have an hour to spare, even you can make and enjoy fluffy ricotta, stretchy mozzarella, creamy chèvre, milky paneer, and even pillow-y burrata right in your own kitchen. If you’re searching for a way to wow your friends or in-laws at your next dinner party, homemade cheese is the way to go.

Want to learn more before taking the plunge? Chickens Customer Service. Adopt or Rehome Livestock in Nova Scotia. Goats For Sale or Wanted Classifieds.