Berks Ag Event Calendar
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Women Rooted in Agriculture: Shellbark Hollow Value-Added Goat Dairy
May 15 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Join Penn State Extension for a day on Shellbark Hollow Farm in Honey Brook, Pennsylvania. During Women Rooted in Agriculture: Shellbark Hollow Value-Added Goat Dairy, you will learn about raising dairy goats and try their award-winning artisan goat cheeses from their herd of purebred Nubian goats.
Thursday, May 18
(10 a.m. – 2 p.m. ET)
Shellbark Hollow Farms
240 Lippet Rd.
Honey Brook, PA 19344
Cheesemaker Pete Demchur operates this family-run business, making handmade cheese on-site. We will have the opportunity to tour the creamery and the farm, where Jeanne LeVasseur will discuss their animal husbandry practices. Attendees will also discuss options and how to get started in value-added ventures. A cheese tasting and lunch will be provided.
Who is this for?
- Women dairy farmers
- Women in agriculture
- Women interested in learning about value-added dairy processing
What you will learn?
- Benefits of a value-added business
- Goat cheese making
- Dairy goat husbandry
The Center for Dairy Excellence has provided grant funding to cover part of the cost of this event.
Space is limited! Preregistration is required!
Register By: May 15, 2023 11:59 p.m. ET
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