Monday, July 11, 2016

Twilight Tour & Tasting

The Goat Test and Carcass Contest were featured at the Twilight Tour & Tasting held July 8 at the Washington County Agricultural Education Center.

The tasting part of the event featured seven chef-prepared dishes, made from lamb and chevon (goat meat) and sheep milk cheese. Small ruminant dairies had cheese for participants to sample and/or purchase. There was also an exhibit of small ruminant fibers and wine tasting.

The tour part included wagon tours to the Western Maryland Research & Education Center. Tour stops included the Western Maryland Pasture-Based Meat Goat Performance Test and Goat Performance & Carcass Contest.