The Latest in Innovative Cost-Saving: Goat Landscaping

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A town in the suburbs of Boston needs an overgrown meadow cleared. Rather than hiring a landscaping service to mow it, the town has “employed” some workers who will do the job only in exchange for food. A pilot program has half-a-dozen goats chomping away at the meadow.

It’s a solution that should save the town, Andover, Mass., some money, and also be good for the environment at the same time. But how long before these goats unionize? Read the AP story.