Date(s) - 04/11/2018
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Yisrael Family Urban Farm
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Round up the crew and join us for an evening of soaping, sipping, and socializing! This Beginners cold-process Soapmaking class is a perfect space to bring the in-laws, visiting relatives, or to just lather up your own creativity! Soapmaking is a delicate art that has been practiced by homesteaders for many years. For this class we will be recapturing the craft and taping into the homesteading spirit.
In this beginners class, local soap artisan, Judith Yisrael, will provide a thorough lesson for anyone who inspires to be a soap crafter! Making natural, personal-care products is a science, so it is very important that you understand why you are doing something, not just how to do something. In addition to Judith’s class instruction, participants will also:
- Learn the history of Soapmaking
- Understand safey procedures (demystifying the lye! NaOH)
- Receive soapmaking recipes and instruction booklet
- List of materials and ingredients needed (best places to purchase them!)
- Take home 2 pounds of your very own homemade soap (approx 8 – 10 bars)
No experience is necessary! Beverages & refreshments will be served.
*Class is only open to 18 and over due to use of caustic chemicals.
*Limited full and partial scholarships are available. Priority will be given to people of underserved communities and Oak Park residents. Apply here!
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Private Party – Want to have a private Soap and Sip? Perfect for bachelorette parties, girls night out, team building activities,showers, and fundraisers.Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Judith Yisrael. is co-founder of The Yisrael Family Urban Farm. Her handmade soaps and other skin care products are sold at retail outlets in Sacramento. She, along with her husband, own and operate The Yisrael Family Urban Farm where she teaches herbalism, cooking & canning classes, and other homesteading skills for over five years. Judith is a community educator, member of the the American Herbalist Guild, and student at The Herbal Academy.