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Soap From Scratch: Lard + Goat Milk Soap Workshop

26may1:00 pm5:00 pmSoap From Scratch: Lard + Goat Milk Soap Workshop1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Event Details

  • Terrified of using lye, but want to learn to make soap?
  • Tired of all the junk in conventional soap?
  • Going zero-waste but still buying packaged soap?

Ditch the mass-produced, not-so-natural soap - save money + learn to make your own from scratch using all-natural ingredients.

​Join Stacey on the farm as she guides you through the soap making process from recipe planning to safety to packaging ideas. This hands-on class will be limited to 10 participants and will be held in our farm's barn. Come meet the goats who help make your soap!


  • Make a Moisturizing Shea Butter Bar, a Rose Clay Beauty Bar and an Activated Charcoal Facial Bar to take home
  • Learn my tricks for using Goat Milk in Soap
  • Learn how to rescue waste fat for soap making
  • Use natural colourants + essential oils
  • Learn the cold-process soap making process
  • Make yourself soap that is free from parabens, SLS, Fake Fragrances and Palm Oil
  • Get the basics on recipe building
  • Includes a resource guide to take home with recipes + tips


What our participants are saying:

I just wanted to thank you very much for the soap course today. You are such an inspiration! It was a great group of ladies today. Thanks again.
  • Louise

It was great meeting you on Sunday and the soap making course was excellent. 

Better than my first one, with much nicer soaps.
  • Nanette


Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

As this course involves the use of lye and other potentially dangerous ingredients, this is an adult-only workshop.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

There is plenty of parking on the farm. Come on in and head down the driveway to the barn.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

You can reach Stacey directly at stacey {at} coghlancottagefarm {dot} com

What's the refund policy?

Full refunds are available with minium three weeks notice. 50% refunds are available up to one week before the event is scheduled to run.


Coghlan Cottage is a working farm. It is not a petting zoo. Please do not wander the farm unaccompanied; many of our fences are electrified and there are many other, not always obvious potential dangers. Please do not touch, chase or feed the animals. Failure to comply with farm safety rules will result in your being asked to leave the premises immediately. Be aware that there are honey bees on the farm. If you have allergies please come prepared.


Minimum participation numbers are required in order for the event to go ahead. If minimum enrollment is not met, you may receive credit towards an upcoming course or a refund as you choose.



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