The 2016 Knox County Goat Improvement Association Goat Banquet Saturday, March 5th, at Kenyon Colleges Pierce Hall Pub, which is located in the basement of Pierce Hall, 201 College Park Avenue, Gambier, OH 43022. Doors will open at 5:00 p.m. the meal will be served at 5:30. At 6:00 the 2016 Goat Ambassador will be announced along with this years’ service award. The main event this year will be a presentation from Tony Nye of the Clinton County OSU extension office.
Tony’s presentation will be about “What Consumers want…. local, organic and natural goat products” and will specialize on “How to serve the niche goat meat markets”.Tony Nye is the state coordinator for the Ohio State University Extension Small Farm Program and has been an OSU Extension Educator for agriculture and natural resources for 28 years. Tony and his family also own and operate a small livestock farm in Washington Court House, Ohio, raising purebred swine and meat goats.
Dinner this year will include Mixed Greens with Goat Feta Cheese, Raspberry Vinaigrette and Rolls, Goat Meat Chili and Mediterranean Goat Meatballs, Crackers with Goat Cheese and Assorted Desserts.
Tickets are $10, kids 11 and younger $5. Contact the Knox County Goat Improvement Association for ticket information at (740)263-7887 or email [email protected]