A number of goat grazing businesses are springing up across the country, including right here in the Hudson Valley. While most serve corporations, estates and parks, some cater to homeowners.
It's a pretty simple concept, they bring a trailer full of goats to your property, fence them in and let them do their thing, nibbling poison ivy, multiflora rose, barberry and even Japanese stiltgrass into oblivion, leaving nothing behind but good fertilizer (see photo above :)
It's literally the stuff of my dreams...
You can read more about it in my new piece for Upstate House.
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