OMB Weihnachtsmarkt!

OMB Weihnachtsmarkt!

OLDE MECK BREWERY WEIHNACHTSMARKT! Wish We Had Acres will be attending all three weekends at the OMB Weihnachtsmarkt.  Look for our volunteer goat elves. When they are there, one of our baby goats, Laurel or Ara, is likely close and looking for a snuggle. Post your selfie with a baby goat for 10% off your purchase.  We don’t always know when they will show up, so follow us on Facebook and attend to find out! “The Olde Mecklenburg...

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Are you Milk Maiden Material?

Are you Milk Maiden Material?

Calling all Milk Maids (yes, men are welcome)! The 2016 Milking season has arrived. This is an Open Call for seasonal Milk Maidens in Training (as opposed to Ladies in Waiting…) for the 2016 milking season. We have a small herd of Nigerian Dwarf and Mini Nubian dairy goats. Milking season is ongoing and requires daily milking. The position is rarely open to the community and signups WILL GO QUICK. If you are interested, please contact us...

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Wipe Out Waste Ambassador Award

Wipe Out Waste Ambassador Award

Thank you Mecklenburg County Waste Reduction Program for the recognition!   We’ll be sharing videos from the 2016 Wipe Out Waste Ambassador Awards Banquet this week. One of our new recognition categories is the Innovation Spotlight, where we highlight businesses that have developed and practice innovative waste reduction and recycling practices that are noteworthy. First up is Wish We Had Acres. We 💗 how they turn grass into...

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2pm November 5 – Goat Milk Soap Workshop

2pm November 5 – Goat Milk Soap Workshop

GOAT MILK SOAP WORKSHOPS are back! Next class date – 2pm Saturday November 5th. Register here. This is a production based workshop focused on the cold process method of hand crafting small batches of soap with raw goat milk. Restock your supply or start “stocking” up for handmade gifts. Hand crafted soaps benefit from longer cure times. Workshops will run through the first week of December. Contact us to set a date for your...

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Sept 10 – Goat Cheese Truffle Workshop

Sept 10 – Goat Cheese Truffle Workshop

Goat Cheese Truffle Workshop Event Date: Saturday, September 10, 2016 Time: 4:00pm – 6:00pm Cost: $45 Location: Wish We Had Acres, 10715 Shopton Rd West, Charlotte, NC 28278 Register online to reserve your spot! Do you love chocolate?  Do you love goat cheese?  Come learn how to make goat cheese on the farm, then turn your farm fresh goat cheese into truffles with Renee and Chef Ricky from Madison Chocolatiers West. Class size is limited...

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AUG 21 – Goat Milk Soap Workshop

AUG 21 – Goat Milk Soap Workshop

GOAT MILK SOAP WORKSHOPS are back! 1pm Sunday August 21. The milk is flowing and we are stocked for the season. Restock your soap supply or start stocking up for thoughtful handmade gifts. The longer they cure, the longer they last when you use them! Sunday August 21 is my first open date for soap workshop this season. Allow 2 hrs for the workshop and 2-3 weeks for soap cure time! You will be responsible for following up with me to arrange...

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