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Monika Roth is an Extension Educator at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County in Ithaca, NY. She can be reached at mr55@cornell.edu or 607-272-2292.

From Hobby Farm to Farm Business: Laughing Goat Fiber Farm

By Monika Roth / April 4, 2010

  Lisa Ferguson has held a lifelong passion for knitting.  Thus, when she and her husband Gary purchased a 48 acre parcel west of Ithaca, NY, 9 years ago, they put the land to quick use raising angora goats for fiber.  Their goat raising venture started as a hobby, and for the past 5 years,…

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