livestock preservation http://ripr.org en SVF Foundation Works to Preserve Endangered Livestock Breeds in Newport http://ripr.org/post/svf-foundation-works-preserve-endangered-livestock-breeds-newport <p>On Saturday Rhode Islanders have a rare opportunity to visit the Swiss Village Foundation in Newport. It’s an organization working to preserve heritage livestock breeds in collaboration with Tufts University. The site opens its doors to the general public just once a year because of concerns about microbes that could hurt the animals living there.</p><p>Rhode Island Public Radio’s Education Reporter Elisabeth Harrison arranged special tour to take you inside the foundation’s bucolic campus.</p><p></p> Fri, 07 Jun 2013 12:45:47 +0000 Elisabeth Harrison 16519 at http://ripr.org SVF Foundation Works to Preserve Endangered Livestock Breeds in Newport