FAQ

Frequently asked questions

How common are goat milk products?


Most of the world’s population drinks/uses goat milk.




Is goat milk a good alternative to cow milk?


Yes! Goat milk is more digestible because the fat molecules are a smaller size than those from cow milk – making it easily tolerated by those with compromised digestive systems.




What are the benefits from consuming goat milk products?


-Goat milk contains the precursor to vitamin A in the milk fat that allows it to be readily available for use by the body. -Goat milk is closer to human milk and is more easily accepted especially by those young or frail. -Goat milk does not form mucous (phlegm) and is better tolerated by asthmatics and those with allergies. -Goat milk contains more chlorine, fluorine, and silicon than any other domestic livestock. Chlorine and fluorine are natural germicides and fluorine assists in preventing diabetes




What are the differences between cow and goat milk?


-Goat milk contains 2% curd, which precipitates in the stomach. Cow milk is 10% curd. -Goat milk is tolerated by a compromised/damaged liver because of the smaller fat molecules.




Do we deliver?


No. We dont deliver, but you can pick-up orders at our farm or in-person at the Watauga and Ashe County Farmers Market.








Where can I find nutrition facts?


Goat Cheese (Chevre) per once Calories - 69.4 Protein (gm) - 4 Fat (gm) - 5.5 Cholesterol (mg) - 17.6 Sodium (mg) - 83.4 Calories from fat - 70.4%





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