Cheese-making from goat's milk
Because our normal goat husbandry tutor, Bev Whelan's husband died last year, she is unable to keep her flock of goats producing kids this year, so the venue is changed to Wobbly Bottom Farm in Hitchin, where they have all the proper facilities for producing cheese. Google the farm to see more about them.
Goat's cheese has fewer calories than most cheese made from cow's milk and is an important source of the following:
- the amino acid tryptophan
- riboflavin or vitamin B2 (which plays important roles in the body’s energy production)
- potassium (which helps prevent high blood pressure and protects against arteriosclerosis)
- goat’s milk contains 25 percent more vitamin B-6 than cow’s
- vitamin A is 47% higher in goat’s milk, too!
- three times as much niacin. It is also four times higher in copper.
- Goat’s milk also contains 27 percent more of the antioxidant selenium than cow’s milk.
What to Bring
Clean clothes and aprons,
Alan and Angela will provide further protective clothing.