Spreading manure is part and parcel to life on the farm. It makes for healthy pastures and beautiful garden blooms.
Our French bulldog is truly a joy--to us and all who meet him. He may not look like a farm dog, but life just wouldn't be the same without him.
There's no surer sign of the start of spring than the hundreds of goat kids running around our farm.
Our livestock guardian dog keeps a watchful eye on our herd, day and night. We're forever grateful for her service.
Our porch is the perfect spot for a short respite, especially during long, hard summer days.
Michael pauses by an overgrown entrance to what was once a milking parlor for cows, as he reimagines a new life for our farm and property.
It's hard not to smile when our kids arrive each spring--each one different than the next in looks and personality.
Everyone deserves to eat out of an elegant dish every once in a while, especially one that's filled with Sweet Doe Gelato decadence.
Wow your dinner guests with a gelato that surprises and delights. Trust us; they'll thank you for it.
Sweet Doe Gelato in Vanilla. There's nothing plain about it.
No matter what you call them, they sure do make a bowl of Sweet Doe Gelato even more fun.
We love it as much alone as we do atop a homemade apple pie.
You start your day with coffee; why not end with it, too?
We're chock-full of chocoholics in our family, so we can assure you our Chocolate gelato's been fully tested and approved!
There's nothing quite like starting a batch of gelato with fresh goat milk out of a stainless steel can.
Our three launch flavors of Vanilla, Chocolate and Coffee make quite the triumvirate.
Our goats enjoy a particularly spectacular view when they're grazing our front pasture. We occasionally head out there, ourselves, to see things from a new perspective.
We like our coffee hot in the winter, iced in the summer, and frozen all year long.
It's true that farmers are early to rise, but the rewards from Mother Nature are certainly well worth it.
Here stands our original barn, in all its breathtaking glory.
...working hard at work worth doing.
In our view, not all goat milk is created equal. We think the milk from Nigerian Dwarfs is simply the best; its clean, rich taste makes our gelato truly special.
Our livestock guardian dog keeps a constant watchful eye over her precious herd.
Lined up at the gate, these does know they're heading for greener pastures. Who doesn't want outside on a beautiful summer day?
It's spring, and Gabby and PJ are eating it up after a long, cold winter in the barn.
One of the most exciting aspects of kidding season is the variety of colors and markings produced by Nigerian Dwarfs. We think this buckling, born in Spring 2017, is pretty spectacular!
This young wether was one of the first six goats we acquired on our farm. He has since retired to a nearby property and serves as a much-loved companion to some very dear friends.
Bayou Rambler, one of our original breeding bucks, seems to enjoy the crisp Vermont air as much as we do.
These two – Talanda and Mardi Gras – have been inseparable since they were kids. Once a friend, always a friend.
A favorite morning ritual on our farm is to slide open our barn doors to reveal the break of day. Everyone loves a little sunshine, right?