JUNE 29, 2019: ACME, AB – Farm tour & potluck social at Dancing Goats Farm

Posted by Alex on May 31, 2019

Do goats make you giddy? Does cheese make you celebrate? Then you won’t want to miss this tour!

Craig and Paul of Dancing Goats Farm will show off their artisanal creamery and talk about how you go from grass to goats to milk to cheese. Come meet the farmers behind some of Alberta’s finest cheeses and enjoy our local food culture (both human and bacterial)! The tour will be followed by a social potluck and cheese tasting.

Date: Saturday, June 29th, 2019

Location: Dancing Goats Farm (~1h NE of Calgary, near Acme AB). Directions will be sent out to registrants prior to the tour.

Registration: Fill out this form to reserve your spot. Space is limited to 30 people.

Cost: None!

What to Bring: Please bring a dish to share, tools to eat with, and a chair or a blanket. We’ll be walking in the barn, which has an uneven and dirty floor, so bring appropriate footwear as well. No pets allow.

Share: Planning on joining us? Please invite your friends and share our Facebook event!

Questions? Contact Alex at centralalberta@youngagrarians.org


1:00 – 2:30 pm – Farm tour (cheese-making facility, milking parlour, barn and pastures)

2:30 – 3:00 pm – Introductory circle

3:00 – 4:00 pm – Social potluck

About the farm

Dancing Goats Farm is an artisanal creamery offering high-quality goat cheeses to Southern Alberta. Our belief in humane relationships with animals, sustainable stewardship of our natural resources, and local food sovereignty influence every decision we make.

After successful ballet careers, we started searching for our next passions. Combining Craig’s love for animals and good food (especially cheese!) and Paul’s love for community and building relationships, Dancing Goats Farm was born.

As farmstead cheese makers, our recipes start with the ethical care of our goats. Natural pasture access is the first step to great cheese and ensures that the milk is wholesome and fresh. After milking, we walk the milk a few paces to our cheese studio. We make cheese in small batches and we’re proud of the variety and quality of our cheese. Our natural, hands-on approach permeates all our processes.

We hope you’ll join us at Dancing Goats Farm to begin developing a relationship with us, your farmers, as well as the animals that provide wholesome and delicious food. It is one of the the best ways for everyone to regain perspective on the importance of food in our lives!