Spring 2011 was looking dire. No snow. Dry pastures. Screaming winds. The grass was slow, and the acequia was low. Bad news for our hungry team of horses, yaks, goats and sheep, and the people who depend on them. Just then, some good neighbors stepped in! Why limit our grazing plan to the boarders of the ranch? Why not graze all over the mountain? The animals keep the brittle pasture healthy, and the grass returns the favor. Just like nature intended. It’s called a symbiotic relationship- kind of like when neighbors help each other out. Read a rambling explanation of how goat guts can save the world.