South African Boer Bok

Autumn Olive Farms is a family based operation in Augusta County. We have a dual focus model with a singular commitment to the health and wellness of the land, animal and the consumer. We raise the beautiful South African Boer Bok as an environmentally sound method to combat the invasive plant species problem while producing one of the finest and healthiest meats in the world right here in the Shenandoah Valley. The combination of the worlds premier, purpose bred and standardized meat goat with the fantastic forage base of invasive species here in the Valley provides a win-win situation for the land, its owner and the consumer.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Goats put biological brakes on invasive plant species.....

That is the title of the article in the Virginia Native Plant Species Fall newsletter.  Click on the link to read the article written by Nancy Sorrells.  Native plants have a difficult and sometimes an impossible time competing with the invasive species.  We have an environmentally friendly  solution to help restore native plant habitats!  Nancy wrote a great article about what the goats are doing at the Frontier Culture Museum.   

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