Cheesemaking, Goat Management, and Dairy Classes


Short Course – salting bloomy rind cheeses


Holistic Goat Care By Gianaclis Caldwell

Upcoming Classes by Gianaclis at Pholia Farm

Date and Time



March 26-19, 2018 Four Day Goat Academy

Join a small group of eager learners for four days of intense, focused, and fun holistic goat care education. Here’s a sampling of what we’ll cover. You’ll also have the opportunity for questions and interaction with other eager goat enthusiasts!

Goat Academy 2018

All four days: 400.00

One day only: 150.00

Includes final meal, snacks, coffee, tea. Bring your own daily lunch. We’ll also have a binder of materials and handouts.

Lodging opportunities on farm (message for more info)

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May 9-11, 2018 3-Day Intensive Farmstead Cheesemaker’s  Short Course

For the serious beginner or commercial artisan wanting to take the craft to the next level. We will spend three days making a variety of cheeses and discussing topics such as food safety, on farm quality tests, affinage, and much more 700.00

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Limited to 7 attendees

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Fall 2018

Dates TBA

 Whole goat hands-on butchery, hide tanning, sausage making, and more.

Class flyer: Butchery Class


275.00 two days

150.00 one day only

Class size limited

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Beer and Cheese Tasting with Oakshire Brewery

Beer and Cheese Tasting with Oakshire Brewery

Beginning Class

Beginning Class

Places to Stay and Eat Near Pholia Farm

Our Farmstay if available, see page under “Happenings” button

Inn at the Rogue (Best Western) – 541-582-2200 or 800-238-0700 Some sites say it’s in Grants Pass, but we promise it’s in Rogue River!

  • The historic Weasku Inn – 800-493-2758 For a unique experience try out this 1924 log lodge located on the Rogue River, just a few miles from the City of Rogue River.

  • The Station -(Currently out of business, but reopening we hope in 2017) Excellent dining made lovingly by local chef with as many organic and local ingredients as possible. Friendly atmosphere and creative dishes.

  • Paisanos Italian- Fun atmosphere, big yummy dishes, fast and good service. The food is made from scratch and from fresh, often local ingredients. Also great for take-out.

  • Abby’s Pizza – our vote for the best pizza in Southern Oregon


3 thoughts on “Cheesemaking, Goat Management, and Dairy Classes

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  3. Great website and classes and books
    Got our local library to order a copy of the Holistic…

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