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Making Goat's Milk Soap

Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
York Street

Nothing is more luxurious than hand-crafted goat's milk soap, and it's even better when you can make it yourself for your home and for gift-giving! The class will include:

- Step-by-step instruction/demonstration in the cold-process technique for goat's milk soap

- Overview of the oils that can be used in soapmaking

- The properties of essential oils and creating fragrance combinations

- How to use additives, including herbs, flowers, oats, and honey

- Molds and cutting

- Lye safety

Participants will receive a bar of goat's milk soap, plus a basic soap recipe with suggested variations.

Instructor:

Sundari Kraft. Sundari is the author of "The Complete Idiot's Guide to Urban Homesteading" and the proud owner of two backyard dwarf dairy goats. She has written about goat's milk soapmaking for MaryJanesFarm magazine, and happily makes all of the soap used by her family.

$40 member and non-member, includes $5 for materials

Image: Courtesy of Gurney5 (Flickr)