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New kids: Taos students get animal husbandry program


The following is from the Jan. 22, 2014, edition of The Taos News.

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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