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Medicine Hat’s Newest Bed & Breakfast: For Goats

By Mo Cranker, Medicine Hat News, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

For the next week or so, Police Point Park will be home to the city’s newest bed and breakfast. The only catch is that you need to be a goat to stay and eat. The park is hosting around 200 goats with the goal of fighting leafy spurge, an invasive weed that is common in the area.

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Going Beyond Organic Farming

Michael Ableman started farming organically in California during  the 1970’s and is considered to be a pioneer of the organic farming and urban agriculture movements. He is the author of four books: From the Good Earth, On Good Land, Fields Of Plenty and Street Farm; Growing Food, Jobs, and Hope on the Urban Frontier. Michael has been the head farmer at Foxglove Farm, on Saltspring Island, B.C.,for close to twenty years. I recently asked him about going beyond organic farming.

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