Intro to Husbandry and Cheese Making

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Date: 18 September 2011
Time: 1:30-4:30pm
Cost: $40 Garden Members, $45 Non Members
Location: Oakhurst Community Garden, Decatur, GA


Visit a growing family farm and learn from Angie Peevy, lifelong homesteader, the joys, challenges, and benefits of animal husbandry and making your own farm delights. In this presentation Angie and farm owner Pilar show you how to manage and care for goats, cows and chickens. We will include basic skills like hoof trimming, vaccinating, feeding, forage types and milking, Animals will be on hand. We will demonstrate how to make some simple cheeses and each participant will get to take some home. Basic recipes will be given out on how to make other farm products like goat-milk soap, butter, yogurt, and ice cream. Adult class ages 16+