Valerie Parker


Valerie Parker is a writer and photographer, and the owner of Sweet Meadows Farm in Northern Vermont. She lives with her husband and two children, whom she homeschools (they are also both writers). On their homestead farm, Valerie breeds registered Nigerian Dwarf goats on a small scale that are hand-raised and super friendly. In addition to Annie and the goats, their farm menagerie also includes chickens, bunnies and four cats. The Parker family grows many different kinds of fruits and vegetables on their homestead, and utilize organic and permaculture concepts in everything they do. Valerie is the author of three books: Sweet Bleats, Sweet Bleats, The Bleatquel and The Adventures of Sweet Meadows Farm: Annie the Farm Dog Helps Out. She also sells her original natural fiber crafts, art and photography locally. Outside of writing, photography, farm and homeschooling, Valerie loves to write poetry, needle felt, sing and play the ukulele. See the farm on Instagram at @sweetmeadowsvt.

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The Adventures of Sweet Meadows Farm: Annie the Farm Dog Helps Out
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 270. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Farm Animals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Lifestyles / Farm & Ranch Life
Annie is the farm dog at Sweet Meadows Farm in Vermont. She helps feed and care for the animals, works in the garden, planting and harvesting herbs, and knows a lot about sustainability, and how to grow healthy food. Although she is very small, her help is so important and she loves her family, farm friends, and of course, her ball!
Sweet Bleats, The Bleatquel
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 210. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The funny celebration continues with all things goat. Valerie Parker continues to capture the humor on her Vermont farm through her photography and humorous writing style. Prepare to laugh and have your heart melt too when you visit with the Nigerian Dwarf goats of past and present from Sweet Meadows Farm. Come back and share our love for goats!
Sweet Bleats
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 260. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Valerie Parker captures special moments on her Vermont farm through the lens of her camera and unique writing style. Both goat lovers and the rest of the world will enjoy seeing the antics of her Nigerian Dwarf goats, past and present, and the simple sweetness of this miniature farm animal. Come and share our love for goats!

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anecdotes    baby goats    bunny    cats    chickens    cute    dog    farm    farming    goat kids    goats    humor    nigerian dwarf    permaculture    sustainability    vermont