This year, I’m not able to go with everyone because I’m sitting here with a cold (having a cold the week of your birthday = no fun), but last year one of the groups I belong to visited Deborah Stone’s farm, Stone Hollow Farmstead in Harpersville, Alabama and it was *wonderful*.
We met goats and learned that…without going into too much detail…of the ways of keeping goat cheese (which they make here) from becoming too pungent has to do with separating the girls and the boys:
There were turkeys and chickens:
Inside, what the cannery’s been up to — putting up okra:
and when we went out to the stables, I made friends with this sweet goat:
They fixed us all a beautiful, delicious lunch:
Then a friend and I went through the sunflower garden:
The goat cheese made here is served at Daniel George, Satterfield’s, Highlands, Bottega, Hot and Hot, Little Savannah, Continental Bakery…