January 22, 2014
By Elizabeth Cleary
Some new kids arrived at Chrysalis Alternative School last week.
About 15 goats are now housed in a barn built on the field behind the school. Not Forgotten Outreach, a program that uses agriculture to help veterans suffering from PTSD, and volunteers from Southern Methodist University-Taos helped the students at Chrysalis construct fencing for their goat barn. Construction began at the beginning of the school year and was completed just last week.
Orion Cervio, a teacher at Chrysalis, has been involved in this project since the beginning. He said he hopes the students will soon operate a creamery at their school, producing milk and cheese from their goats. . .
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