Question of the Day: Got Your Goat Yard?

Have you checked out LexFarm's goat yard by the Busa Land? Let us know your thoughts about it in the comments section below.

Patch blogger and local conservation photographer Carmen Mandel recently visited the , which features a small herd of Nigerian dwarf goats housed right next to the Busa Farms land.

In her , Mandel said she had a wonderful time on her visit and “heard interesting facts about the goats, the yard activities and the idea behind this initiative.”

LexFarm has said the organization envisions the goat yard as a tool for educating folks about sustainable land use. And, according to Nov. 13 Boston.com story, the coalition is also “hoping the goats will show the value of a community farm” as the Board of Selectmen consider proposals for the 8-acre site the town purchased in 2009.

Last week, Janet Kern, president of the Community Farm Coalition, . That same night, LexHAB presented its plans to plan an affordable housing development along Lowell Street on the "Arlington side" of the Busa Land.

So, with that in mind, we want to know, Have you checked out the goat yard? And what are your thoughts on its presence near the Busa Land here in Lexington?


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