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GUEST COMMENTARY: Goats are mowers, but also mowed down

GUEST COMMENTARY: Goats are mowers, but also mowed down

O’Hare International Airport will finally get its goats. The Chicago Department of Aviation has awarded a contract to a private firm to provide 25 goats to munch vegetation at the city’s airport. These “green lawn mowers” will help reduce carbon dioxide emissions to sustain the planet.

June 30, 2013 12:00 am
Beyond chickens and bees: Urban farmers try goats

Beyond chickens and bees: Urban farmers try goats

Urban goat farming is part of a nationwide movement to eat food produced locally, sometimes as locally as our backyards.

January 11, 2012 1:00 pm Photos

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Beyond chickens and bees: Urban farmers try goats

Beyond chickens and bees: Urban farmers try goats

Snowflake the goat has cornered me, nuzzling my hand as she nibbles on my jacket's zipper.

January 05, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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