Goat Milk Soap and Lotion Making

To Schedule A Class, Call 719-651-9819

Goat Milk Soap and Lotion Making Class, 9-12 or 2-5 pm, $85 per person, limited to 4 people per class, age 16 and up.

Click Here For The Schedule of All Classes

Come to the farm to learn to make Soap and Lotion with milk from our own goats!  You’ll learn to make an all natural goat’s milk soap and goat’s milk lotion.  You’ll take home everything you make!  Once you take your soap home, cut it and cure it, you’ll have 20-24 bars and you’ll take home about 8 oz of lotion!    $85 per person.

*all of the pictures below are at our old farm…come check us out in Penrose, Colorado at our new farm!

We use the cold process method, mixing lye with the goat’s milk.  Because of the precautions required in making lye based soap, we cannot allow children under the age of 16 at the class.  But, you are welcome to come and then teach your kids at home!

Some supplies are required (see below).

Students Provide The Following Supplies for Soap/Lotion Class: 

Tall Stainless steel pot. (Arc), Wooden spoon, Candy Thermometer (Walmart or Ace or Grocery Store), Hand Held Electric Blender (Ace), Rubber dishwashing gloves (Playtex or generic), Eye Protection (sunglasses work fine), 2 Rubber Spatulas.  (All of these items will be used only for soap making in the future…you may not want to cook with them again, so be sure they are things you don’t mind giving up in the name of soap making.)

The Goat Cheese Lady will provide all other supplies.


Soap And Lotion Class Graduates!!

Sandy and Gloria graduated from the Soap and Lotion class on January 8, 2011.  They had both attended soap making classes at other locations before, but had never made Goat Milk Soap!  Sandy is a chemistry teacher and plans to teach other teachers how to do it in April!

“The goat’s milk soap making class was a delicious experience – as delicious as the goat’s milk itself.  The small class size made the experience very hands on and allowed for lots of questions.  Lindsey has clearly mastered the art of soap and lotion making and the use of her own goat’s milk really brings this craft home!”   –  Sandy and Gloria


Barbara and Janet graduated from the Soap and Lotion Making Class on December 4, 2010!

They are sisters and plan to take the Just Cheese Making class also!

“Healthy!  Fun!  Learning experience!!  Love goats!!  Teacher was so great and patient with everything!  Getting back to earthy living and the basics.”    -Janet

“I loved the class.  I loved that Lindsey was so careful about chemical usage.  I have taken other classes before and this was by far the best!  So educational at the same time fun.  Can’t wait for the cheese class!”        –  Barbara

Trina graduated from the Soap and Lotion Making Class on December 5, 2010.

“I am pleased with all the soaps and lotion I made in one afternoon!”

To Schedule A Class, Call 719-651-9819


38 Responses to Goat Milk Soap and Lotion Making

  1. Shyler Driver Stapleton says:

    Where is this located?

  2. Bobi says:

    The preservative that you use for your lotion how long does your lotion last or what is its shelf life? And do u prefer one over the other? I found your recepie in pinterest

  3. Wendy hall says:

    When will you have another goat milk soap class? Do you offer gift certificates?

  4. Angela Gutilla says:

    My husband and I are interested in your soap making class as well as the urban farm class. Please let us know when you start new classes. Thank you.

    • Angela, I sure will! The schedule will be posted on thegoatcheeselady.com as soon as I know it! We are making improvements to the farm in order to start up our classes again. You can do a couple of things to find out as soon as I know: 1. Send your email to me at thegoatcheeselady@gmail.com and I will add you to my email list…this means you’ll get an email as soon as I put out the new schedule. 2. Sign up on the website by clicking the button that says “click here to follow.” This will ensure you get and email as soon as I post anything on the website, including new posts and the new schedule. Thanks, Angela! Lindsey

  5. Amy stonestreet says:

    Are you still teaching soap classes? My name is Amy and I would love to learn

  6. paula Hawthorne says:

    I would love to take the soap making class..where are you located?do you still have any openings available for the Nov.class? My phone number is 903-368-0139…thank you.

  7. Beth Goodwin says:

    Inquiring about your next soap class

  8. Lexie Leslie says:

    When will be your next soap making class? I see you have cheese making class available but didnt see any for soap.

  9. Rosie says:

    Sandy & Gloria, are you ladies interest in presenting a web classes or ever thought about it? I’m in Dallas Texas no such class here for goat owners and would love to attend your classes. Unfortunately, I can’t travel due to work and no vacation time.
    Please let me know I’ll be very interested.

  10. Rebecca says:

    I have tried to contact you about your next soap making class but have never heard back. When is your next class, how long and the cost?

    • Rebecca, I hope you received my voice mail messages, but it sounds like you didn’t. I schedule the classes when I have two or more people interested. What would be a good date for you? I have a few other people who are interested too! Lindsey

  11. Jen Hill says:

    When is your next class? How much does it cost? Where exactly are you located?

    • Hi Jen, I schedule the soap and lotion making classes upon request, and as long as we have at least 2 people signed up, it’s a go! So, why don’t you look at your calendar and see if you can find someone to take it with and give me a all, we’ll get it set up! It costs $80 per person, you go home with with two batches of soap that become 20 bars. We are located on the west side of Colorado Springs, just south of the Garden of the Gods. Lindsey

  12. Cheryl Hale says:

    I loved your class and have recommended it to many already. Just wondering if you have ever used these oils from this company. A friend wants me to use them and they seem low priced

  13. Karmen says:

    Do you have a lotion recipe you would share? I milk 400 goats for a living and can’t get away for a class as much as I want to. Have never really found a web site on goat’s milk lotions recipes specifically. Thanks for any help!

    • The lotion I make is actually a lotion bar that doesn’t have preservatives and I keep in the refrigerator. If you google goat’s milk lotion recipes, you’ll come up with a few different options. Good luck! Lindsey

  14. This is very interesting to me. I just probably wouldn’t be able to make it there.

  15. Linda Craig says:

    I am interested in learning to make goats milk lotion. I have made it but just am not pleased with it and think I need a class. When is your next one, and how much? Thanks Linda

    • Linda, Why don’t you give me a call, we can talk about your lotion experience and find out if the class would be a good idea. I schedule them for 2 people or more, on request. My number is 719-651-9819. Talk to you soon! Lindsey

  16. Hi Lindsey,

    I found this link to your fantastic and inspiring cheesemaking post while visiting the Peaceful Acres Farm Facebook Wall today. (I just learned how to make truffles myself a week ago and must try your recipe!) It is so fantastic that you milk your own goats, grow a garden and teach and empower others to make their own cheese, soaps and lotions!

    Do you know about FarmMade? FarmMade is a handmade marketplace for those who cultivate the land and/or raise livestock whether in the country or an urban setting. I want to invite you to become a member of the FarmMade community. Simply enter your email at http://www.farmmade.com and we will notify you when the new website is ready. If you’d like to check us out on Facebook head on over to http://www.facebook.com/farmmade

    I’ll email you a preview of the FarmMade website so that you can see the different product categories in case you would like to provide your hand-crafted creations via FarmMade.

    Happy Urban Farming to you!

    All the best,

  17. Julie Barron says:

    I make soap and it turns out great; but I am having trouble with my lotion. It is too thin or it seperates. What can I do????

  18. Nancy says:

    There is no way I could come to your class as I live 1000 miles away. Do you have a goat milk lotion recipe that I could have. Thank you.

  19. Yvonne says:

    want a soap making class asap do you have a upcoming class? I live in Marina Del Rey, CA and will travel whenever. thanks Yvonne

    • Hi Yvonne! It would be great to have you at a soap and lotion class! I am planning on scheduling one in the next month. The class is from 2-5 on Saturday or Sunday afternoons. Is there a Saturday or Sunday that fits your travel schedule?

  20. melissa Wise says:

    I would love to come and take your soap and lotion class. I searched your web site to see where you were located I am in south east virginia. I can not find any work shops that are local. Please send me the information about your workshops and were you are located. I am a mother of fivne, we have a 20 acre farm. which we are just starting to work it.Right now we have 20 chickens, 2 dogs, 4 cats, 2 rabbits, and 4 mik goats. We are hoping to keep it growing. We love all the animals and the kids are a big help and they enjoy it so. but would love to learn how to use my goats milk.. Thank You so very much for you time. Melissa

    • Melissa, It’s great to hear from you! It sounds like life is exciting at your farm! We are located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. I’d love to have you at some classes…if you want to travel this far! =)


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