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    Kelly Payson-Roopchand, who, along with her husband, Anil Roopchand, followed her dreams to become a farmer, takes a morning walk at the Somerville farm with her son Keiran, 6, and daughter, Sarita, 5.

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    Kelly Payson-Roopchand and her husband, Anil Roopchand, followed their dreams to become farmers, purchasing a midcoast farm on 80 acres, where they raise Alpine and Nubian goats, Jersey cows and pigs and harvest the grass for hay.

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    Keiran watches his father Anil and grandfather Roopchan Rambharose, left, cut and thresh the grass fields

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    Silvia Roopchand, Anil's mother, who is visiting for the summer, milks a goat at Pumpkin Vine Family Farm.

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    Anil mows a field at Pumpkin Vine Family Farm.

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    Kelly gives Anil a kiss as he takes a break from mowing the fields.

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    Pumpkin Vine Family Farm, where the Roopchands raise Alpine and Nubian goats, Jersey cows and pigs and harvest the grass for hay.

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    Donegal, the guardian dog, keeps watch as Keiran and Sarita play in one of the fields.

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    Anil harvests the grass fields at Pumpkin Vine Family Farm in Somerville with the help of his father Roopchan Rambharose who is visiting from Trinidad.

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    Keiran gives some attention to Starlight, one of the Nubian goats at Pumpkin Vine Family Farm.

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    Kelly and Sarita spend some time with the goat.

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    Grass awaits Anil and his mower in a field at Pumpkin Vine Family Farm.

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    Keiran, 6, checks for ticks on the ear of one of the goat kids at Pumpkin Vine Family Farm in Somerville.

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    A small frog found by Keiran during a morning walk on the farm.

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    Kelly and Sarita, 5, take a morning walk at the farm.

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