We are so excited to announce that tomorrow is the start of the Delmar Farmers Market and The Cheese Traveler will be selling cheese there for a second year. Come by between the hours of 9am and 1pm to get your fantastically tasty summer cheeses (click here for directions). The Cheese Traveler will feature an array of small production farmstead and artisan cheeses, many of which are award-winning, from farms within a fifty mile radius of Delmar.
3-Corner Field Farm, Shushan, NY
Naturally Raised, Grass Fed Dairy, Sheep and Lamb
3-Corner Field Farm is nestled in the Battenkill River Valley at the foothills of the Green Mountains on the border of New York and Vermont. They are one of the few farms in the country that milk sheep for use in the production of gourmet cheeses and yogurt. Their sheep are raised with care and respect on beautiful, organically managed pastures, and are never given hormones or unnecessary antibiotics. They are raised the old-fashioned way: outdoors, on pasture, eating natural grass, clover, and alfalfa.
Berkshire Blue, Great Barrington, MA
Handmade by Ira Grable using raw milk sourced from two small jersey cow dairies. Crafted in the tradition of an English Stilton. Berkshire Blue has won many international awards.
Berle Farm, Hoosick Falls, MA
Beatrice Berle owns and operates a beautiful, 600 acre, certified organic, solar powered, 1840′s farmstead. She hand-crafts artisan cheeses, using milk from her 6 cows.
Consider Bardwell Farm, West Pawlett, VT
Angela Miller, Russell Glover, Chris Gray, and Peter Dixon, have revitalized the 300 acre Consider Bardwell Farm– the oldest cheesemaking cooperative in VT. They hand-craft cheeses using goat’s milk from their 100 goat herd and cow’s milk from 30 jersey cows from neighboring Jersey Girls Farm. Their cheeses have won numerous awards at the American Cheese Society Annual Conference and Competition
Cooperstown Cheese Company
Known iconically as the “The Red Roof 6 miles south of Cooperstown on Route 28,” Cooperstown Cheese Company handcrafts artisan cheeses from locally-sourced, raw cow’s milk. Their Toma Brand Cheeses are made from milk from Brown Swiss cows raised naturally and hormone free on Lester Tyler’s family farm, Sunny Acres Swiss. Their Jersey Girl Colby is made with grass-fed, raw milk from Autumn Valley Farm in Worcester, NY.
Cricket Creek Farm
Located in Williamstown, MA, Cricket Creek Farm handcrafts award-winning, raw, grass-fed cows milk cheeses made by certified artisanal cheesemakers. The land is cared for organically; the farm is Certified Humane, has a bakery, and sells eggs, beef, and pork.
Old Chatham Sheepherding Company
Produced in New York’s bountiful Hudson Valley, Old Chatham Sheepherding Company’s award-winning sheep’s milk cheese and yogurt are celebrated for their uniqueness and distinctive flavors.