Jan 5, 2015 9:06 AM
Maine farm feeds goats discarded Christmas trees
The Associated Press
WESTBROOK, Maine (AP) A Maine farm is extending an invitation to residents who don't know what to do with their discarded Christmas tree.
Hillary Knight, the barnyard manager at Smiling Hill Farm in Westbrook, says the farm's goats are more than happy to eat the trees.
She says it's a win-win. Humans can recycle their trees and the goats get a treat.
She tells WCSH-TV (http://on.wcsh6.com/1Keihk6 ) the trees are a good source of vitamin C for the goats. She says it's like humans eating oranges dipped in chocolate a treat with health benefits.
So far, 200 trees have been donated. To donate a tree, swing by the farm and drop it off by the barnyard fence.
Elsewhere, the Vermont Goat Collaborative is also collecting trees for goats.
Information from: WCSH-TV, http://www.wcsh6.com