“Promote the Goat” Event Supports Local Agriculture 

”Promote the goat!”That’s the message local farms were sending on Saturday at Blue Seal.The Heart of Maine Dairy Goat Association hosted the event to help promote the agricultural industry.The event appealed to all ages, offering a petting zoo and education on lyme disease.The President of Heart of Maine Scott Leeman explained the benefits of raising goats.”They’re easy to maintain, they don’t take up as much space as larger farm animals, and there’s a lot more health benefits with the milk and cheese products,” he said.There was also a bake sale raising money to send students to Massachusetts for the Eastern States Expo, which is the largest agricultural fair in New England.