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One Million Cups - Windwood Farm Goat Milk Soap 3/7/17

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One Million Cups - Windwood Farm Goat Milk Soap 3/7/17 Tue, 07 Mar 2017 21:46:37 +0000 One Million Cups - Windwood Farm Goat Milk Soap 3/7/17 One Million Cups - Windwood Farm Goat Milk Soap 3/7/17 KOLR [?] >> kelly: welcome back. today, we're talking to mike malas from windwood farm goat milk soaps and lotions. thank you for joining us today. >> guest: thank you for having me. >> tom: good to see you. >> guest: good to see you! >> tom: it smells so good in here! >> kelly: what was your inspiration? >> guest: my stepmother, who over six years, she started raising dairy goats and taking them to show. and with the abundance of milk, she was able to create these amazing products. and we've taken to market and they've taken off because they're amazing for people's skin a. >> tom: how does it differ? >> guest: all of our soaps are made from scratch, cold-processed lye soap, and the fresh goat's milk, which is rich in vitamins and cream. and it exfoliates the skin and brings it back up healthy. so we sieve a lot of feedback from people with sensitive skin. >> kelly: it's healing s it the same things in the lotions and soaps? >> guest: yes, absolutely. we use all natural ingredients. instead of using the fresh goat milk, we use coconut, avocado oils and shea butter. people like their soap to foam and lather and rinse clean and not leave a residue. we want those things to be in place. but we mainly want it to be good for your skin. >> tom: sometimes when you go good for skin, it leaves an oilier feel. it's not just oh, we've got goat milk, oh we've got soap! there's a development process here. >> guest: the process takes us 30 days to bring a bar of soap to market. essentially it takes a couple of hours to stir and mix a batch, but once it's powered and hardened we cut it into blocks and cure it for 30 days. because we use lye -- people affiliate lye as a poison, which it is initially. but through the curing process it changes the ph so it's balanced for your skin. >> kelly: the lye, does it help with poison ivy, too? >> guest: absolutely. we can't make claims. it's not fda-approved. but once you've had 12, 15 farmers come back to you and say the mosquitos don't touch me anymore or the poison ivy is gone, the proof is in the pudding. >> tom: what i said at the beginning, it smells really good in here! you've got so many different aromas going on. >> guest: some of our bars, we use a high-quality essential oil to fragrance the bar and it lasts through the last sliver of the bar. when you're down to the end, it smells the same as the first day you cracked it open. >> kelly: how do you decide on the different smells or flavors? >> guest: we call them flavors. fragrances are stuff that you eat. >> tom: but it will taste good! oatmeal and honey. >> guest: my step mom came up with our fragrances as well as the mixtures of those. she's done an amazing job! >> kelly: will she be adding new varieties? >> guest: you know, we kick it around a little bit. but we're kind of a less is more type of business. so we want to go with what we know is selling well. every bar takes 30 days. every batch we have to pour, the more we make, the more there's more involved with it. >> tom: how did 1 million cups help you out with what, you know, you're bringing to the market? >> guest: right. so when i first came on with my parents and starting doing this full-time, i found 1 million cups. through that, it was amazing, because the coordinators have put me in touch with mama jeans and those stores. and i walk in other stores and say i'm in these kind of places and it makes it sells easier. >> kelly: that's great. i think i've seen your product in mama jean's. i'm amazed at how many stores you're in! you're doing fantastic. >> guest: it's been pounding pavement, knocking on doors. >> tom: hard work! >> guest: exactly. it's weird how success is disguised that way at times. we're working hard at it getting in one store at a time. we don't have huge nationwi nationwide distributors yet! >> tom: but you can find it all over the missouri. >>> data pose and sponsor of 1 million cups is hosting a mac o.s. sierra friday at 7:00 p.m. at no cost! there's limited seating. sign up by going to www.databasespringfield/tra... .com. thanks for being here >> guest: thank you. >> tom: when we come back, we

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