Kate Gieger and Tom Dierolf: Cornercopia Farm
Beekeeping; Livestock; Greenhouses & Buildings; Value-Added Processing
“This grant is allowing us to expand our enterprises that have been successful as well as add some small ones that will integrate well.” ~ Kate Gieger
Kate Gieger and Tom Dierolf are making a unifying product of goat’s milk soap, incorporating eggs and honey in some of the recipes.
Kate is managing her horses, goats and chickens in a rotational grazing pattern that benefits the vegetation growth and controls the parasites in the field.
Kate Gieger and Tom Dierolf are establishing a pastured layers and dairy goat operation, as well as expanding their beehives, with their grant. Kate is also renovating her barn and constructing a portable chicken shelter.