NEW Schedule of Classes!

 

Take a look at the new schedule!  Along with lots of opportunities to take The Goat Cheese Making Class, there is also a Soap and Lotion Making Class, a Kid’s Class and a Hard Cheese Making Class on the schedule!  If you’d like a Bread Making Class or a Just Cheese Making Class, let me know…I schedule those upon request with a minimum of two people attending!

Gift Certificates are Available for All Classes!!

(Special Classes/Dates Available On Request!    Weekdays are also available, just ask!  Just Ask If You Don’t See A Date That Works For You!)

The Goat Cheese Making Class!  ***Most Popular!!***                                  (Milking and Chevre, Mozzarella and Ricotta making) 8:15am to 12:30pm 

September, 2011

Saturday, September 3 (SOLD OUT)

Sunday, September 11 (1 Spots Left)

Saturday, September 17 (SOLD OUT)

Sunday, September 18 (5 Spots Left) – LOCAL FOODS WEEK SPECIAL!  $50.  Limit 6.

Sunday, September 25 (4 Spots Left) – LOCAL FOODS WEEK SPECIAL!  $50. Limit 6.

October, 2011

Saturday, October 1 (4 Spots Left)

Sunday, October 2 (4 Spots Left)

Saturday, October 8 (4 Spots Left)

Sunday, October 9 (4 Spots Left)

Saturday, October 15 (3 Spots Left)

Saturday, October 22 (4 Spots Left)

Sunday, October 23 (4 Spots Left)

November, 2011

Saturday, November 5 (4 Spots Left)

Sunday, November 6 (4 Spots Left)

Saturday, November 12 (4 Spots Left)

Sunday, November 13 (4 Spots Left)

Saturday, November 19 (4 Spots Left)

Sunday, November 20 (4 Spots Left)

You will milk the goats and learn to make Chevre, Mozzarella, and Ricotta with goat’s milk.  You also will be served a gourmet brunch!  Read more…

Learn To Make Hard Cheese!  NEW CLASS!!  8:15am to 12:30pm            (Milking and yogurt, cottage cheese and hard cheese making) 

Saturday, October 1, 2011 (3 Spots Left)

You will milk the goats, learn to make yogurt, cottage cheese and hard cheese…and of course, indulge in a gourmet brunch!  This class is only available to students who have already taken The Goat Cheese Making Class.

Kid’s Goat Cheese Class Schedule, 8:15 to 10:15am

Saturday, September 24, 2011

Each class will include a milking demonstration, time with the goats, chickens and bunnies, making (and eating!) a simple goat’s milk cheese, and enjoying plain or chocolate goat’s milk and homemade goat’s milk ice cream.  The kids will get to take home some of the cheese they help make!  All milk will be pasteurized for this class.

The class is from 8:15 to 10:15 and costs $25 per child.  To ensure the kids get as much “hands on” experience as possible, the class size is limited to 8 children.  Supervising adults are welcome (and necessary!).  Please ask me about supervision requirements when you call!  I’m sorry, but this is not a class where you can drop off your child, no matter what the child’s age.

No supplies required.  Cost: $25 per child.  Class size limited to 8 children

Just Cheese Making Class 2-5pm

You will learn to make Chevre, Mozzarella and Ricotta with goat’s milk.  If you just want to learn to make cheese, but are not interested in goat milking or goat care, this class is for you!  No supplies required.  Cost:  $53.

Bread Making Classes

You will learn to make homemade freshly ground whole wheat bread and cinnamon rolls!  Bring 2 bread pans and one cake pan.  Cost:  $53.

Goat’s Milk Soap/Lotion Making Classes

Saturday, October 15, 2-5  (4 Spots Left) – Only two people need to bring supplies.

You will learn to make goat’s milk soap and goat’s milk lotion from freshly milked goats milk!  Some supplies are required (see below).  Cost:  $70.

Students Provide The Following Supplies for Soap/Lotion Class: 

Stainless steel pot, at least 10″ diameter, 10″ high. (Arc), Wooden spoon, Candy Thermometer (Walmart or Ace or Grocery Store), Stick Blender (Ace), Rubber dishwashing gloves (Playtex or generic), Eye Protection (sunglasses work fine), 2 Rubber Spatulas, 1 Glass, Ceramic or Stainless Steel Bowl (Arc).  NOTE:  You will not want to ever use these supplies for cooking again!  Don’t bring your best cookware!

The Goat Cheese Lady will provide all other supplies.

Raising Backyard Chickens

Check back soon!

You will learn how to raise backyard chickens from baby chicks!  What to feed them, how to take care of them, if they need heat or not, what their coop should look like, what their pen should look like…and how big, how to handle the eggs, how to protect from predators, what to do with the poop, ideas for how to build your own chicken coop, or ideas for where to buy a pre-made chicken coop.  You can also order a custom built coop from The Animal Whisperer (he teaches the class!)  Cost: $25 per person.  Class size limited to 10.

Please call Lindsey at 719-651-9819 to sign up for classes!

Hope to see you soon!

–  The Goat Cheese Lady

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About The Goat Cheese Lady

I am Lindsey. At first I was a city girl. Then I was an urban farmgirl, attempting to balance city and farm life. Now, after moving to the country, I have embarked on life as a rural farmgirl, complete with my husband, the Animal Whisperer, man of exceptional knowledge and patience, two boys who are louder than my sister and I ever were, a herd of milking goats, and a flock of egg-laying chickens. Coyotes, mice, country dogs and prairie dogs are frequent visitors. Just 45 minutes north is Colorado Springs, the setting for our first six years in the goat world. Our family. Our city friends. Our introduction to cheesemaking. But we...and our growing farm and soon-to-be creamery...have set up shop down off of Highway 115 in Penrose, Colorado.
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