Ashley Siferd of the Cory Rawson FFA was a national winner in the Agri-Entrepreneurship award.
Name: Ashley Siferd
Chapter: Cory-Rawson FFA
Parents: Jamie and Teresa Siferd
Advisor: Lindsey Regula
When Ashley Siferd of Bluffton, Ohio, began raising goats, she soon discovered that she had extra goat’s milk that didn’t have a use. Not wanting to waste anything, she began to research what options might be available to her to maximize this product.
She soon discovered that the milk was a perfect fit for natural soaps and lotions. After some research, Siferd learned that people used goat milk soap for health benefits, such as treating psoriasis.
It was with this discovery that her business, Old Homestead Soaps and Lotions, was created.
“I realized this could be a unique way to expand my goat business, and I liked the idea that it could help people,” she said.
After making a few batches of soaps and lotions, Siferd went to the local farmers market.… Continue readingRead More »