December & January Goat Hikes, part 1

December 14th, 2017
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Goats and kids scampering through the snowy Ten Apple woods

Snow has arrived, and so have our Winter goat hikes! Whether on foot, hoof, or snowshoe (snow conditions depending), Winter goat hikes are a great way to get out and enjoy the beauty of the Maine woods and Maine goats in Wintertime. We’ve got 3 upcoming hikes in December and January, including what will certainly be especially festive Christmas Eve and New Year’s Day hikes. We plan to schedule a few more later in January and February, and will announce those dates soon.

Here are the three December / January hikes coming up:

Sunday, Dec 24, 1 pm
Monday, January 1, 2 pm
Sunday, January 7, 10 am
Here’s how it works: You’ll hike through the Ten Apple Farm woods with our herd of Alpine dairy goats. The hike consists of an approximately 1 1/2 mile loop through the woods on fairly well maintained trails. There is some steep terrain. Snowshoes or crampons (not provided) are often a good idea, depending on weather and snow conditions. Check with us prior to the hike about snow conditions. Children must be at least 5 years old and accompanied by an adult. (Children under 4 must be carried). Along the way we’ll talk about goats as pack animals and you’ll learn a thing or two about raising and caring for goats. After the hike, try your hand at goat milking, and enjoy some fresh goat milk and cookies! $10 per adult, $5 for kids.

To sign up, send us an email to info[at]tenapplefarm.com with your name, # in your party, and a contact phone number (cell preferred).

See you at the farm!

To schedule a private hike or goat themed event for your group or party, email us: RSVP today!

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Run, Snouty, Run!

September 19th, 2017
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Next week is the Cumberland Fair, and this year Ten Apple Farm’s 4-H Swiner star, B, will be racing her piglet, Snouty, in the 4-H pig races all week long. The fair starts on Sunday Sept 24 with two pig races, one at 12:15 and one at 6pm. Monday through Friday there will be a race every evening at 6:30. We invite you to come out to the fair to cheer on B and Ten Apple Farm Snouty. Hope to see you at the fair!

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