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Peace River Forage Association has invited us to bring our Goat School® to
Taylor, British Columbia, Canada.
 
Taylor B.C. is approximately 35 miles northwest of Dawson Creek, British Columbia.
 
 
 
We will be traveling from our home base in Saint Albans, Maine to teach folks all about
raising goats, their care, maintenance,
and most importantly, how to profit from these delightful, capricious, animals. 
 
 
 For more information about the Peace River Forage Association of British Columbia,
their history, mission, and upcoming projects,

 
 

  Goat School® British Columbia

Registration

 

Join us in September 2013, in Taylor, British Columbia for "Goat School®"!  This event is being sponsored by the Peace River Forage Association of British Columbia, and will be a great experience!  Topics will include choosing your new goats, breeding, kidding, management, medical problems, nutrition, hoof trimming, milking, tattooing, necessary paperwork, record keeping, and a special segment on emergencies. 

 

Friday's class will have expanded discussions on marketing,

the economics of raising goats,

multi-species grazing,

as well as the growing ethnic demand for goat meat in Canada.

 

 

We will cover numerous aspects of raising goats for meat, fiber and dairy.

 

 

Friday, September 13th, and Saturday, September 14th, 2013

10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on both days

Lunch both days and Dinner on Saturday included!!

 

A Soap & Cheese Making Class will be held on Sunday, September 15th, 2013

  9:30 a.m. until approximately 2:00 p.m.

  

LOCATIONS:

Friday and Saturday

Darwin and Theresa Linford Residence - 2476 Pingel Creek Road, Taylor, BC

Sunday Soap and Cheese Class

Tower Lake Hall Kitchen -5018  226 Road, Taylor, BC

Turn north onto 226 Strasky Road, drive 2.5 miles and hall is located on the left hand side

 

 

For more info:  250-789-6885 or 250-219-3944

 email:  

Chris Thomson  - cthompson789@gmail.com

     Talon Johnson - talon.m.johnson@gmail.com

 

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Name:____________________________________________

 Address:__________________________________________

 City:____________________________Province/State____________Postal Code_____________

 Telephone:____________________________

 Email:________________________________

 

Friday and Saturday, September 13th & 14th

PRFA members                                                                                               $100 _____________

Non-members                                                                                                  $120 ______________

 

Spouse or Significant Other                                                                             $80  _______________

Non-members                                                                                                  $100 _______________

 

Additional Person from Same Household                                                         $80  _______________

Non-members                                                                                                   $100 _______________

 

Young teens / 4H members (over 13) must be accompanied by 

an adult                                                                                                           $25/day _______________

 

The Goat School® Manual can be purchased for $20 when registering prior to August 30, 2013** .  This manual contains all reference materials needed to raise goats.

Ο  Goat School® Manual ($20) X _______ manual(s)

 

 

Soap & Cheese Class, September 15th (Light lunch provided)

PFGA members                                                       $50 per person _____________

Non-members                                                         $75 per person _____________            

 

A copy of Janice Spaulding's newest book

"An Easy to Follow Handbook for Making Goat Cheese and Goat Milk Soap"

can be purchased for $10 when registering prior to August 30, 2013**.

Ο  Cheese and Soap Book ($10) X ______________ book(s)

 

 

** Registrations after August 30th can purchase Goat School® Manual ($25)

and/or Cheese and Soap Book ($13) at the class.

 

 

Please make checks payable to:

Peace River Forage Association of B.C.

mail to:

Box 265, Dawson Creek BC  V1G 4G7

 


 

Please dress appropriately for September weather in Northern British Columbia
 
 Reminder:  ALL fees are non-refundable