Christmas Trees for Goats

 Goat Christmas Tree Recycling Program 2017-2018 – Goat Dispatch and City of Faribault

All Trees to be dropped off at Faribault White Sands Dog Park in Faribault.  Address is

White Sands Dog Park
900 Lyndale Avenue North
FaribaultMN 55021

Drop off zone is on the Northwest of the parking lot.  About once a week we bring a trailer and load up the trees and bring them back to our farm.

For first time teaming up with local company Goat Dispatch to offer a unique “recycling” opportunity for real Christmas trees and wreaths. Goat Dispatch, owned by Jake and Amanda Langeslag, specializes in land management using goats to remove invasive and pest plant species and uses Christmas trees as a winter treat for their goat herd. Feeding the trees to the goats keeps the trees out of the landfill, puts them to good use as browse for the goats during the plant-free months, and uses the goats’ natural digestive processes to “recycle” the trees.

Community members are invited to donate their real Christmas trees and wreaths to the Goat Dispatch goats by dropping them off at the White Sands Dog Park parking lot in the area marked for tree donations. Trees need to be free of ornaments, metal, stands, and cannot be flocked. No tree pick-up is being offered this year.

The White Sands Dog Park offers 6 acres for your dog to run around along with a 1/4 mile chip trial and multiple benches and large pond for your dog to swim in. Park hours are from sunrise to 11:00pm. call the Parks and Recreation Department if you have any further question about the park at 507-334-2064

 

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