Sam Manno reads from "Goat Song" by Brad Kessler

Jul 12, 2021

Sam Manno and Phoenix
Credit Allison Dunne

This week Sam Manno shares poems on Pastoralism. Sam was born in Chicago in 1960 and moved in 1984 to Montana, where has has found peace as part of a herd of dairy goats. He is an artist, farmer, pastoralist, and host and producer of children's programming on Montana Public Radio. 

Today he reads from Brad Kessler's book, "Goat Song: A Seasonal Life, a Short History of  Herding and the Art of Making Cheese," released in 2009. Kessler, who lives in Vermont,  is an award-winning author of books for children and adults.