American Idol Gives A Shout Out To Goat Milk Products

When you least expect it, the unlikeliest of sources will promote your product. That lesson was learned this past Sunday night on an episode of American Idol. Trevor McBane, a goat farmer from Oklahoma, gave a rousing solo performance on Sunday night’s show, and afterwards he and the show’s host, Ryan Seacrest, briefly discussed goat […]

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Goat Milk Cheeses

It’s a big world out there! In the world of cheese, contrary to what many Americans believe, there are many varieties of cheese available besides Velveeta. We jest! And in the world of goat cheese, there are many varieties available other than Chevre, which is just about the only goat milk cheese any American has […]

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Our Family, Our Farm, Your Assurance

We have spent a great amount of time on this blog telling you about our various products. We have discussed the pros of goat milk products, from our cleansing supplements to our goat milk whey, from our ghee to our baby formula.  We have discussed the benefits of goat milk vs cow milk. We have […]

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Best Goat Milk Breeds

We are often asked by new goat farmers which goat breeds are the best for dairy production.  It is not an easy question to answer.  Bless the goat, there are over 300 breeds to choose from, as you might expect, there are a lot of opinions about this topic. Add to that the fact that […]

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Let’s Talk About Goat Manure

  Why not, right?  We spend considerable time on this site telling you about the benefits of goat milk products;and about goat milk products in the U.S., it is only fair that we go all the way and mention a product you may not have considered when you think about goats. We are talking to […]

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Bless the Goat!

We love goats! That should be fairly obvious, right, since we make our living from them.  We thought we would take up some computer space this morning and share a few facts about goats. There are over 300 species of goats. Goats are the oldest domesticated animal in the world, despite what dog owners will […]

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Goat Milk Yogurt

Why not?  Yogurt is huge in the retail markets in the United States, and most of that yogurt is made from cow milk. Well our position on the benefits of goat milk vs cow milk are well-known; we believe we have adequately stated our position that goat milk is infinitely healthier for you than cow […]

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Goat Products Worldwide and in the U.S.

There are approximately one billion goats in the world.  Of that total, about 2 1/2million are in the United States existing on approximately 152,000 goat farms.  Compared to the rest of the world, the United States is lagging greatly in the raising of goats for goat products.  There is, however, reason for hope in the […]

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Ninety Years of Mt. Capra

Ninety years! For ninety years the history of Mt.Capra has been a part of Western Washington history. Ninety years! In 1928 a farmer by the name of Melvin Eggars opened Briar Hills Dairy and specialized in making premium raw goat milk cheeses.  After some intensive study and experimentation he also branched out and began making […]

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Small Farms Make A Comeback

You have all heard the rather dire prognosis about farming in America:  the big farms, the agribusinesses, the corporations, are taking over the farming industry, and the family farms are fading from existence.  This seems to be the general consensus/understanding about farming. But it’s simply not true! Statistics do point to a massive rise in […]

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