In this episode of Mother Earth News and Friends, Shawn and Beth Dougherty join podcast host Charlotte French to discuss the up-and-coming business of landscaping with goats and the strengths that goats can bring to land maintenance.
Shawn and Beth Dougherty farm 45 acres of steep, rocky land in eastern Ohio, where they raise beef and dairy cattle, pigs, sheep, and various poultry, and run a small community dairy, Two Sisters Creamery. They write and teach on the topic of small-scale intensive grass-based farming and sustainable food production. Their farming practices develop from the conviction that truly sustainable farming is not dependent on purchased, off-farm inputs, but builds its fertility and productivity through good management of sunlight, soil, precipitation, plants, and animals.
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