The Peaceable Kingdom

The article printed in House and Garden some years ago began “A beautifully restored Newport farm is the site for a bold program to protect and preserve rare and endangered breeds of farm animals. ”

The article is about Swiss Village Farm. From the website, “Rare breeds of livestock carry valuable and irreplaceable traits such as innate disease resistance, heat tolerance, parasite resistance and mothering ability qualities which may be needed at some time in the future. It is conceivable that a current popular breed may become jeopardized due to a shift in the factors that let to its predominant role, such as industry demand or infectious disease.”

Read the article and see more photos.

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