Living with Goats

Everything You Need To Know To Raise Your Own Backyard Herd


Book Description

In the newest addition to the successful “Living With” series, Hathaway and Schatz let readers in on everything they need to know about how to raise one – or twenty – goats in their own backyards. Readers will discover how to raise goats either for milk, meat, or companionship, and how to shelter and care for their pets depending on the breed (whether they’re eventually going to eat them or invite them into their family circle). Between the friendly advice, first-hand wisdom, and hilarious stories, Living With Goats reassures readers that raising goats is a rewarding and sustainable endeavor well worth their while.

About Hathaway, Margaret


Gray, Maine


Margaret More Hathaway was born and raised, for the most part, in Wichita, Kansas. After graduating from Wellesley with a degree in English and Anthropology, she received a Fulbright grant to Tunisia, where she studied madness addiction in the lives and works of American writers in North Africa. When she left Tunisia, Margaret spent six months wandering, dog-sitting in a suburb of Paris for two months and then backpacking by herself through Central and Eastern Europe. After returning to the States, she moved to New York and spent a brief, unhappy stint in book publishing. Since then, she’s worked on freelance writing projects and a novel, while also being a manager of The Magnolia Bakery in Greenwich Village. Margaret is excited about the goat adventure because she loves any combination of the following: reading, writing, cooking, napping, animal watching, traveling, making puppets, and being outdoors. She is the author of The Year of the Goat


Karl Schatz is a photographer, picture editor, web designer, and journalist. Before embarking on this great goat adventure, he was the online picture editor for Time Magazine. He received is BA in Soviet and Eastern European Studies for Tufts University, and is MA in communications for the S.I. Newhouse School at Syracuse University. From 1992-1993 he lives in Moscow and worked on the documentary project, A Culture Rekindled Jewish Traditions Return to Russia. In 1994 he traveled to Poland to document the creation of Warsaw’s first Jewish day school in 45 years. Karl was born and raised in Maine, he is a member of the National Press Photographers Association, and Red Sox Nation.


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