Did you know that your version of Internet Explorer is out of date?
To get the best possible experience using our website we recommend downloading one of the browsers below.

Internet Explorer 10, Firefox, Chrome, or Safari.

Vera Farmiga Needs Some Quality Goat Semen

Like us on Facebook:
The current article you are reading does not reflect the views of the current editors and contributors of the new Ecorazzi

vera farmiga, up in the air, goat farmVera Farmiga may get to be close and sexy in films with the likes of Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, and George Clooney — but her real love is at home on her sustainable goat farm in upstate New York. “In another life, I was a shepherdess,” she said back in 2007. “I like being off the grid. I want to be self-sufficient and live off the land.”

Farmiga, 36, lives on the farm with her rocker-turned-carpenter husband Renn Hawkey and their four-year-old son, Fynn. The family maintains a herd of Angora and Nubian goats, all female, and breeds them — which is where the quest for goat semen comes in. “My mission was to find the best goat semen in the States,” she told the UK Times Online. “And that’s when my husband Renn and I started dancing with the nitrogen!”

According to the article, the Up in the Air star and her husband were so taken with the cool smoke effect that was dispelled from the nitrogen, that they danced around the room to enjoy the moment. Unfortunately, left at room temperature, the semen spoiled — and now Farmiga is back on the hunt.

Eventually, she hopes to one day sell organic goat’s cheese and goat’s milk soap from her prized Angoras and Nubians.

You can see her next as the romantic foil to Keanu Reeves in the comedy Henry’s Plan. Oh, and if you’re curious, here are Farmiga’s instructions on “How to Milk a Goat“.

Like us on Facebook:

Beyoncé and Jay-Z sell out veganism for ticket giveaway

Veganism deserves better than constantly being considered something to be bribed, dared or loosely entered into.

Month one of “the year of the vegan”

News outlets are abuzz with the promise of new vegan products, celebs, and services and how that is somehow a fresh affirmation that our world is one turn closer to being fully free from animal use.

What About: “No-Kill” Eggs?

The reason for these advancements is not a sense of justice – because that can only mean going vegan – but is primarily driven by economics.

Vegandale Brewery offers the ultimate vegan night out

This brewpub helps veganism shed its stay-home-and-eat-tofu stereotype.

Don’t blame vegans for the shame you feel about using animals

The shame Carly Lewis claims veganism casts over her is more likely the ghosts of moral uncertainty, spectres that are more likely fish than cows, wondering how morality can possibly be used as ammunition in favour of murder.