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We have moved and are now located 45 minutes south of Colorado Springs in Penrose, Colorado. It’s a beautiful drive and well worth the trip!
THE NEW 2015 CLASS SCHEDULE WILL BE POSTED THE FIRST WEEK IN MARCH!!! KEEP CHECKING BACK HERE…OR LIKE US ON FACEBOOK TO GET THE NEW SCHEDULE AS SOON AS IT COMES OUT!!!
To Schedule a Class, Call 719-651-9819
Gift Certificates available for all classes…if you see a class you want to take but not a date that works for you, we can schedule a special class if we have at least 2 people interested!
The Goat Cheese Making Class! (Basic)
(Milking and Soft Goat Cheese, Mozzarella and Ricotta making…followed by a farm fresh brunch!) 8:15am to 1:00pm. Read more…
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…
*Gift Certificates are Available for All Classes!!
(Special Classes/Dates Available On Request! Weekdays are also available, just ask! If You Don’t See A Date That Works For You, Just Ask!)
The Advanced Cheese Making Class
(Milking and Learn to Make Feta, Traditional Chevre and Cuban hard cheese…followed by a farm fresh brunch!) 8:15am to 1:30pm Read More…
Have you already taken The Goat Cheese Making Class and want to progress your cheese making skills? Or do you already make cheese at home and want to learn more about advanced cheeses?
Come join us to milk the goats, learn to make traditional chevre, goat milk feta and Cuban hard cheese…and of course, indulge in a gourmet farm fresh brunch! We will discuss aging, cheese caves, bacterial cultures and review rennet. This class is only available to students who have already taken The Goat Cheese Making Class or who have made rennet based cheeses at home. Cost: $95.
Goat Milking Class
(Milk the goats and taste the milk!) 8:30 – 9:30 am Read More…
Join us at milking time to learn how to milk the goats. We’ll teach you to milk and YOU’LL milk!! Then, finish up by tasting fresh goat milk! No age limit. Cost: $15.
Check back next spring!
(Milk goats, spend time with animals, make and eat simple goat cheese, drink white milkshakes!) 8:30 – 10:30 am Read More…
Each class will include milking and spending time with the goats, meeting the chickens and bunnies, making (and eating!) a mild, herbed, soft, creamy, (and simple to make at home!) goat’s milk cheese…plus…guzzling up our famous WHITE MILK SHAKES!!! The kids will get to take home some of the cheese and all of the memories they make! No age limit…if you think your children would like it, they are welcome! Cost: $25.
Check back in the Spring!!
“Just Cheese” Making Class
(Making soft goat cheese, mozarella, ricotta. No milking or brunch.) 2-5 pm Read More…
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
(Make bread and cinnamon rolls.) 2-5 pm Read More…
You will learn to make homemade freshly ground honey whole wheat bread (the bread we eat at brunch in The Goat Cheese Making Class!!)and cinnamon rolls! You’ll take home the 2 loaves of bread you bake and 1 pan of ready to bake cinnamon rolls! Bring 2 bread pans, one square or round cake pan and 1 rolling pin. Cost: $70.
Call to schedule a class. 719-651-9819. We will schedule a class for 2 or more people.
Urban Homesteading Class
(Goat milking, egg collecting, cheese making and tour of our homestead) 8:30 – 11:00 am Read More…
First, we’ll milk teach YOU to milk the goats (here’s your chance for some great video footage and photo opportunities!) Next, we’ll tour everything we’ve got going on here: the greenhouse with rocket stove, the organic garden with raised beds and drip system grown in composted barn bedding, the new 25 tree orchard planted with permaculture, soil building and rain water harvesting principles, and the rabbits and chickens. Finally, we’ll teach you to make a simple, herbed goat cheese that you’ll be able to easily make at home. And, as an added bonus, you’ll take home some of the cheese you make!
Check back next Spring!
On The Road!!
(Classes taught elsewhere…contact class host for more info and to sign up!…call 719-651-9819 to set up a class at your location!)
Goat’s Milk Soap/Lotion Making Classes
(Make scented or unscented goat milk soap and lotion bar.) 2-5 pm Read More…
You will learn to make goat’s milk soap and goat’s milk lotion from freshly milked goats milk! You will take home enough soap for 20 bars and 2 lotion bars. Some supplies are required (see below). Ages 16 and up. Cost: $80. 2-5 pm.
Please call to request a class date!
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), Handheld Electric Blender (Ace), Rubber dishwashing gloves (Playtex or generic), Eye Protection (sunglasses work fine), 2 Rubber Spatulas (Arc). NOTE: You may not want to use these supplies for cooking again! Don’t bring your best cookware!
The Goat Cheese Lady will provide all other supplies.
Raising Backyard Chickens, 10:00-noon
Please call to schedule a class! We’ll teach a class for a minimum of 2 people.
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 8.
Please call Lindsey at 719-651-9819 to sign up for classes!
To Schedule A Class, Call 719-651-9819