Lois Reynolds Mead

Art and a pink monkeyflower in a native plant garden…

Goats…!

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The Chianti Cashmere Goat Farm was on our agenda of visiting places while in Tuscany. A wildlife-friendly farm with 300 goats and 12 large, white Pyrenees-type dogs protecting the herd from wolves.

Listen up, I am in charge here...

Listen up, I am in charge here…

Oh, I do not think so...

Oh, I do not think so…

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The goats are grazed on these hills of neighboring farms supporting the organic nature of the vineyards…

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There is a retail store with yarn, soaps, and woven items…

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The owner, Marcie’s friend, Nora, told us about the processing of the cashmere. (Of great interest to me, a former spinner and weaver. I even used to teach my art students how to spin wool using a knitting needle and a russet potato as a drop spindle.)

This was a very nice excursion.

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And the doves were nice, too.

Author: loisreynoldsmead

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3 thoughts on “Goats…!

  1. Hello Louise and thank you for your lovely pix and comments – how can I share this on our page??

    Nora

  2. Great photos and adventures, Lois. I have wondered where you two were since I have not heard from you in a while. I hope you will keep me on your list. I put your photos and info in a folder so I can revisit the many wonders you see and experience.
    ~Thanks so much, Kata

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