Schedule of Classes Through December!

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!  (Basic)  ***Most Popular!!***                               (Milking and Soft Goat Cheese, Mozzarella and Ricotta making) 8:15am to 12:45pm

November, 2012

Sunday, November 4 (SOLD OUT)

Sunday, November 11 (3 Spots Left)

Sunday, November 18 (4 Spots Left)

Sunday, November 25 (4 Spots Left)

December, 2012

Sunday, December 2  (4 Spots Left)

Sunday, December 9  (4 Spots Left)

Sunday, December 16 (4 Spots Left)

You will milk the goats and learn to make soft Goat Cheese, Mozzarella, and Ricotta with goat’s milk.  You also will be served a farm fresh brunch!  Cost:  $85.  Read more…

The Hard Cheese  Making Class (Advanced), 8:15am to 1:30pm   (Milking and Learn to Make Feta, Traditional Chevre and Cuban hard cheese

Please call to request a date!  I will schedule a class for 2 people or more…and you must have taken the Basic class.

You will milk the goats, learn to make traditional chevre, feta and Cuban hard cheese…and of course, indulge in a gourmet farm fresh brunch!  This class is only available to students who have already taken The Goat Cheese Making Class.  Cost:  $85.

Just Cheese Making Class, 9am-Noon weekdays, 2-5 pm weekends

Saturday, November 10, 2-5pm  (SOLD OUT)

Please call to request a date…classes will be scheduled if we have 2 or more students.

You will  learn to make soft Goat Cheese, Mozzarella, and Ricotta with our farm’s goat milk. You will bring home the recipes and samples of all the cheeses you make.  There is no goat milking or brunch included in this class.  Cost:  $60.

Bread Making Classes 2-5 pm

Please call to request a date….classes will be scheduled if we have 2 or more students.

You will learn to make homemade freshly ground whole wheat bread and cinnamon rolls!  Bring 2 bread pans and one cake pan.  Cost:  $60.

Goat’s Milk Soap/Lotion Making Classes –

Please call to request a date, class is 3 hours long….classes will be scheduled if we have 2 or more students.  Weekday classes are from 9-12, weekend classes are from 2-5.

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:  $80.

Students Provide The Following Supplies for Soap/Lotion Class:

Only two students per class need to bring supplies.

Stainless steel pot, at least 10″ diameter, 10″ high (Walmart), 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, 1:30 – 3:00

Check back next spring!

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!

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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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5 Responses to Schedule of Classes Through December!

  1. Or another idea–maybe you could write an essay (about 500 words) on trying to get goats “legalized” in the city for Greenwoman Magazine’s “Growing Locally” column?In return, I’d give you a quarter-page ad, free! But, of course, I’d need it all soon, by the end of the month if at all possible. (If you’d like a pdf of our last issue, I can send you one.) I would like to help the goat legislation issue and I did send a letter to the council members some months back when you sent out a call for help. I only received a reply from Bernie Herpin, about how the city had to be responsible and make sure nothing got started that was going to be detrimental to other homeowners, blah, blah. Oddly, some seem to champion personal freedom/government getting out of the way, but when it comes down to actually putting it into practice, it’s another story. As a side note, I read something in another forum at that time about goats needing rabies shots and thought that needed to be addressed. Rambling, sorry. Lots to do today, already over-caffeinated. 🙂 I hope to hear from you! Sandra

    Sandra Knauf

    Editor and Publisher, Greenwoman Magazine

    http://www.greenwomanmagazine.com

    http://www.florasforum.com

    Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2012 00:33:57 +0000 To: sandra@greenwomanmagazine.com

  2. Hi Lindsey, I just wanted to send a note that my magazine is offering 80% off advertising for issue #4 this month. (You have to supply the camera-ready ad.) The issue comes out in December and since it’s a biannual, it will be out through next May. We are doing especially well on magazine sales at Buckley’s Homestead Supply store since they opened in August! I’m also working on getting digital versions of the magazine available for sale. Of course all back issues will be available indefinitely. Thanks for taking the time to read this. I loved the story you wrote this summer about the help you received during the fire. Sandra

    Sandra Knauf

    Editor and Publisher, Greenwoman Magazine

    http://www.greenwomanmagazine.com

    http://www.florasforum.com

    Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2012 00:33:57 +0000 To: sandra@greenwomanmagazine.com

  3. Angela Rothweiler says:

    I welcome a chance to take cheese making courses online. Do you know where I might seek them?

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