8th Annual Goat Banquet

Date: Saturday, February 25, 2017 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Duration: 3 Hours

The 2017 Knox County Goat Association Goat Banquet Saturday, Feb 25th, at Kenyon Colleges Pierce Hall Alumni Dining Room, 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 5:30At 6:00 the 2016 Goat Ambassador will share with us about the past year followed by this years’ service award. The main event this year will be a presentation from Clint LeVan of the Harvest @ the Woodward.

Clint’s presentation will be about "Buying Local”. Clint LeVan is store manager of Harvest at the Woodward, which opened in 2012. He is also one of the county's biggest promoters of goat products, besides the Knox County Goat Association of course. In his store you can find goat meat, goat milk, goat cheese, and goat milk fudge, among the locally grown and produced Non-GMO foods and products from local farms across Central Ohio.

The Knox County Goat Association Goat Banquet started in 2010 with their first speaker Author and Agri Dynamics founder Jerry Brunetti. There have been many notable and outstanding speakers such as marketing expert Vernon Bewley, organic farmer Eric Helt and cheesemaker Del Burkholder. Dinner this year will include Pulled Goat Meat Sandwiches, Green Beans with Smoked Goat Meat, Coleslaw, Baked Beans, and Assorted Desserts. 

The Knox County Goat Association was formed November 2001 by several Knox County goat breeders and owners. The Mission of Knox County Goat Association is to support the goat shows at the Knox County Fair and educate the public about goats. Meetings are held 7:00 p.m. the first Monday of the month at the Knox County OSU extension office located at 160 Columbus Road, Mount Vernon, OH.

Tickets are $15, kids 12 and younger $5. Contact the Knox County Goat Association for ticket information at (740)263-7887 or email [email protected].

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