Country Life. Fresh Farm Eggs. Growing vegetables. Picking juicy apples. Caring for our four-legged friends. Milking goats. These were just some of what we imagined living 'The Good Life' would be like, and we really wanted it. So, like many before us, and I am sure many more in the future, we choose to leave the city for a more self-sufficient way of life.
The result? Our country adventure began with six chickens, and the Heritage Farm was born. We are proud to say that our animal family has now grown to include Dorset sheep, Nubian goats, Buff Orpington hens, Silver Dorking hens, German Vorwerk hens and white runner ducks. Every single member of our animal family is important to us, and we make every effort to care for them using natural means where it is possible.
Like many smallholdings and farms across the country, it has become necessary to make the best use of limited farm assets and create new or alternative forms of revenue to ensure the farm continues to thrive; we have been no different.
We chose to use the skills we had already developed in natural care for the animals and began creating natural soap using the goats milk that had been trickling in. OK, it was pouring in the buckets, and there is only so many milkshakes and lattes you can drink in a day!
Goat's milk has already been growing in popularity for its rich nutrients for human consumption. However, when combined with natural oils and butter, it can create a soap bar that provides even more nourishing benefits for our skin. Our ethos has always been to include only natural and sustainable ingredients. It isn't in our soap if it isn't from the ground! It is all-natural from the butter and oils to the botanicals and flowers. We will never use artificial fragrances or synthetic colours, and no SLS or parabens. Our soaps are CPSR compliant and fully compliant with UK and EU regulations.