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Kristen Irvin


Thursday May 22, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT

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Rosasharn Farm
57 County St.
Rehoboth, MA 02769

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SEMAP's 2014 Twilight Grower Education Series

 Workshop 1:

Raising Nigerian Dwarf Dairy Goats as Part of a Sustainable Farm System


Thursday, May 22nd, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Rosasharn Farm
57 County St.
Rehoboth, MA  02769

SEMAP's 2014 Twilight Grower Education Series kicks off in Rehoboth at Rosasharn Farm on May 22nd for a workshop led by Nigerian dwarf dairy goat breeder, Anne Petersen

Event Description:
Anne breeds Nigerian dwarf dairy goats for show as well as for milk for her own consumption, and also breeds heritage hogs (American guinea hogs and large blacks). Anne will discuss the characteristics and basics of raising Nigerian dwarf dairy goats, with a focus on how she uses her livestock to create a healthier, more sustainable farm system at Rosasharn. 
This workshop will be a wonderful learning experience for anyone interested in starting or expanding a pasture-based small livestock operation, or anyone interested in learning more about breeding and caring for Nigerian dwarf dairy goats.
Visit the Rosasharn Farm website ( to learn more about Anne's goats, pigs, and products.

Event Details:

Farm tour, discussion and Q&A 6:00pm - 7:30pm; potluck and networking to follow! Bring a dish/salad/snack to share and please bring your own utensils!

Fee to Attend:

$5.00 for Beginning Farmers

$15.00 SEMAP Members

(Not a member? Sign up here for discounts on SEMAP events!)

Others: $20.00 non-SEMAP Members


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Register Now! SEMAP's Twilight Grower Education Series is made possible by the statewide initiative Massachusetts Grown... and Fresher, MA Department of Agricultural ResourcesMass Grown & Fresher