He was in sales and she was a bookkeeper, and in 2011 John and Amy McIntire became goat farmers when they bought their first goat, Winnie. Together, they have been following their dream of building a sustainable, socially responsible business together ever since. In June of 2014, John and Amy moved City Girls Farm to the city of Pontiac Michigan. Using fresh goat milk from their small herd of Oberhasli dairy goats, herbs and honey from local Pontiac and Detroit farms, City Girls Farm continues to grow with a vision of being "a delightfully natural goat enterprise".
City Girls Farm is proud to be a member of the following professional organizations:
The Livestock Conservancy is America's leading nonprofit organization working to protect nearly 200 breeds of livestock and poultry from extinction.
American Dairy Goat Association has been serving the dairy goat industry, and is the largest and fastest growing dairy goat organization and registry in the United States.
The Handcrafted Soap & Cosmetic Guild is the only international non-profit trade association serving the handcrafted soap and cosmetic industry.
City Girls Farm is proud to be a part of the Pontiac/Detroit community. We love hearing what our neighbors are up to, and think you would too – here are a few of our favorites:
Green Living Science is a non-profit that teaches Detroit's students about recycling and the environment.
The Georgia Street Community Garden was started by Detroit resident Mark Covington, and with the help of volunteers and several urban gardening organizations, is now comprised of five lots on Georgia, including a fruit orchard!
Recycle Here! was formed in 2005 to address the need for recycling options in the City of Detroit. What began as a grassroots, neighborhood recycling event has evolved into a city-wide, fully-funded, neighborhood recycling program. City Girls Soap also sells its products every Saturday (11am-3pm) during the summer here!
Brightmoor Woodworkers signs are hand carved and painted by our woodworking artisans. Because each sign is made individually, we can ensure the highest quality at every stage of the production process.
Empty Bowls Detroit, the Empty Bowls Project is an international grassroots effort to help fight hunger.