Ring in the Spring, It's baby goat season!

At Eatonville's Left Foot Farm, there's lots of ways for your family to get in on this all-to-adorable time of year.

Ten years ago, Jeremy Foust was working in an office, watching the seasons change through a window.

“I had two young kids at the time and I asked what can we do that makes all of us happy? What can we do that it's not just doing the daily grind you know?"

His answer, to his own amazement, was running a dairy specializing in goat's milk. He'd never owned a goat in his life until then.

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Now Jeremy and his family run Left Foot Farm in Eatonville and supply raw goat's milk from Seattle to Olympia.

The babies are a joyful byproduct of the dairy industry. The "kidding season" begins in early January, and is a welcome herald of spring.

Once born, these babies will be bottle fed for another 6 to 8 weeks, then put up for adoption to good homes.

Ready to go baby-goat-crazy? There's plenty of ways to get closer the baby goats at Left Foot Farm:

  • Adopt: Left Foot Farm is posting updates on their adoptable goats on their Facebook page.
  • Bottle feed some babies: Email Left Foot Farms at info@LeftFootFarm.com to arrange a visit.
  • Plan a field trip: Left Foot Farm offers a variety of opportunities for schools & daycares
  • Vacation: You can stay overnight at Left Foot Farm, collect eggs and milk for your breakfast and join them on a feed shift.
  • Take a Class: New to goats? Left Foot Farm offers Husbandry 101 classes.

Left Foot Farm, 31510 44th Ave E. Eatonville, WA 98328. (253) 370-6884

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