Monday, April 11, 2011

Another great barn

The girls of East Bowdoinham spent a lovely morning visiting Mini Mt Estates in Bowdoin.  Ramona Stinson (of Bowdoinham Recycling Barn fame) and her family hosted an Open House and showed us  a variety of animals, including Boer Goats. Some baby goats were only a day old.

Ramona has been telling me of the many ways she uses recycled materials found at the Barn of Opportunity. Here are my favorite examples: The baby crib turned into hay feeder.
(Actually there were bed rails and crib rails and headboards in almost every animal stall.) 
...and the kid's art easel turned into a kid's grain feeder. Nice thinking.
Ramona's daughter Amanda put together a great display with pictures and examples of many ways farmers are recyclers.  I loved her tutorial on turning a plastic vinegar bottle into a grain scoop.

 The highlight might just have been the goat meat chili. Yummers.
It was a great spring Sunday. Thanks, pals.


  1. It was a wonderful, yummy, informative adventure!!
    The goat pedicure (hooficure) was fascinating.
    Thank you, pals

  2. Thanks for stopping by our barn, we had a great time visiting with friends and showing off our Boer goats! I really enjoy your blog, keep up the great job!


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