We knew that we were going to have an article in the small ruminant section of Country Folk magazine, but did not expect to make the front cover!
Jennifer Showalter, the author, came to the Frontier Culture Museum to write an article about our Boer Bok. She is a young farmer from Lexington, VA who knows first hand what a problem invasive plant species are for farmers. She said she has sprayed so many that the plants should wilt when she walks by!
Here is the link to the article. Goats create win-win situation for Autumn Olive Farms
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.