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Beth Holtzman <[log in to unmask]>
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Vermont New Farmer Network <[log in to unmask]>
Tue, 10 Jul 2007 10:56:13 -0400
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>Date: Tue, 10 Jul 2007 10:45:56 -0400
>From: Carol Delaney <[log in to unmask]>
>Reply-To: [log in to unmask]
>Organization: UVM Center for Sustainable Agriculture
>User-Agent: Thunderbird (Windows/20070509)
>Hi Center staff,
>     I wanted to share a farming opportunity 
> with you who work with begining farmers and 
> those seeking alternative enterprises.  This 
> farm is set up to make cheese and Dan can not 
> really do lifting anymore because of a bad 
> back.  He left the lambs on the ewes this 
> year.  He would set somebody up milking and 
> making cheese for next year.  He wants to move 
> his family back to England so their kids and 
> attend school there.  He is open to a lot of 
> arrangements.  He is very kind and easy to work 
> with.  They also care for rescue race horses 
> which brings in a daily income and help with a 
> good grazing rotation with the sheep.  The land 
> base is limited but they are right on route 100 
> for good sales access.  His breeding stock is 
> excellent and I wish I could buy some of his 
> sheep!  Perhaps, someone could buy in milk (he 
> has done so in the past with a cow dairy) and 
> learn the cheese business right now.
>For Sale:  Friesian ewes, some pure, some high 
>mixes, with following lambs born May.  Good 
>start to a dairy flock. All ewes are experienced 
>milkers.  Take them to your place or discuss a 
>share milking scheme at our dairy.  Good 
>potential for someone with a strong back. 
>Contact Dan at 
><mailto:[log in to unmask]>[log in to unmask] 
>or 802-767-4127. Granville, VT.
>Carol Delaney
>Small Ruminant Dairy Specialist
>University of Vermont
>270 Main Street/200B Terrill Hall
>Burlington, Vermont 05405
>802-656-8196 fax
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>Rien ne se perds, tout se crée…
>Nothing is lost, everything is created…

Beth Holtzman
Women's Agricultural Network

617 Comstock Rd.
Berlin, VT 05602

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