Goat Farmers Host Essay Contest

By Maryann Yin 

goatLeslie and Paul Spell, the owners of the Humble Heart Farms, are hosting an essay contest. This Alabama-based couple will award their 20-acre property and 85 goats to the winner.

Here’s more from Mashable.com: “The Spells are asking each entrant to pay a $150 submission fee, and said they hope to get 2,500 entries in all, which would total $375,000. This amount will be used to pay off the rest of their mortgage, while $20,000 will be given to the contest winners, according to the Spells. What’s more, the couple said they’ll train anyone who isn’t experienced in making goat cheese.”

Writers should to submit a 200-word (or less) piece. A deadline has been set for October 1st at 11:59:59 p.m. Central Time. Follow this link to read all the rules.