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Canceled: LEAF 2020: ​Old Fashioned Soap Making

  • Saturday, March 28, 2020, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Have you ever thought of making your own soap? Do you have used cooking oil or extra lard from butchering a hog and don't know what to do with it?Learn how to make both cold process and crock pot hot process homemade soap.Even if you have already taken our homemade soap making class you may want to join us to refresh your skills and learn the new way to make soap with a stick blender and crock pot including how to make milk soap. Participants will also learn the history and science behind soapmaking, equipment and supplies needed, and how various fats and oils affect the finished product.Everyone will participate in making a batch of soap and will get to take home a bar of homemade soap (a portion of the $10 registration fee covers the cost of these materials).The instructor will be Linda Dewey, a 5th generation farmer and owner/operator of Silver Falls Farm, Perrysburg, NY, which has been continuously owned and operated by the Dewey family since 1817, who has had many years of experience carrying on the family soapmaking tradition.


$10/per person


Carnahan Center at Jamestown Community College
525 Falconer Street
Jamestown, NY 14701

Last updated March 17, 2020