Category Archives: Cheese Making

It’s National Plan Your Vacation Day!

And we sure hope you’ll plan to spend some of your vacation with us! Join us for a one of a kind experience…The Goat Cheese Making Class at our 5 acre farm in Penrose, Colorado (45 minutes south of Colorado Springs). … Continue reading

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Frozen Feta

I refer to myself as an experiential learner. It’s just unfortunate this was the experience (in a nutshell): Our extra refrigerator is in my husband’s woodworking shop.  Over the summer, the milk jars took over the house refrigerator so I … Continue reading

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Babies and Milk and Cheese Everywhere!

Spring on the farm is the beginning of life after the rest and revitalization that is winter.  In March, we bought a dozen new baby chicks to become our new egg laying flock and 12 goat kids were born…8 bucklings, 4 doelings, all healthy … Continue reading

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Now That’s Cooking With Gas

For all of the cooking years of my life, I have cooked on an electric stove and have become accustomed to both the curly cue and the flat top ranges. In my years of teaching cheesemaking however, any of my … Continue reading

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Can Middle Schoolers Make Cheese?

I had the distinct honor of being a guest presenter in the 8th grade Chemistry classes at Horizon Middle School last October.  The teachers, Mr. Lohr and Mr. Yerger, were in the midst of a 2 week “food science” unit and had … Continue reading

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Book: How To Make Money Homesteading

Oh. My.  Gosh. Herbert and I are among 17 other amazing homesteaders profiled in a new book by Tim Young called “How To Make Money Homesteading” … …and IT’S OUT ON AMAZON TODAY!!!!!!  Amazing!!! Here’s the link:  http://www.amazon.com/How-Make-Money-Homesteading-Self-Sufficient/dp/1502786052/ Don’t just … Continue reading

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Goat Milk Creamery: Blue Heron Farm

In attempting to make the decision on whether or not we will open our own creamery,  I have been interviewing the owners of various creameries.  I will highlight them as I go…in the hopes it will help others who are also on our … Continue reading

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