Great Finds at Winter Farmers Markets

Great Finds at Winter Farmers Markets

Farmers Markets aren’t just for summer. There are some tasty foods at winter farmers markets too, and when you shop at them you’re supporting a local farmer. Double win! Here’s a list of some of the winter farmers markets in New England by state, and some great finds (and dairy farms present) at each. Massachusetts: Boston …

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In The Moood For Fall Fun? Visit A Dairy Farm!

In The Moood For Fall Fun? Visit A Dairy Farm!

Attention All New England Residents:  Meet neighbors, farm critters and the dairy farmers responsible for making some of the best Cheddar. The best part? Sampling Cabot’s awarding-winning cheeses!   The farm families who own Cabot Creamery are opening their gates to you on October 9th to show their appreciation for your support.    Each participating farm has planned a variety of free activities, such …

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New Kids on the Cheese Block?

New Kids on the Cheese Block?

The Cellars at Jasper Hill boasts a great line-up of award-winning cheeses, after only 10 years in business. They’ve scored wins with their Harbison, Weybridge from Scholten Family Farm, Cabot Clothbound Cheddar, and Alpha Tolman. And in addition to making great cheese, Jasper Hill has also scored a win for the planet: the farm features …

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It’s Greek (Cream Cheese) to me!

It’s Greek (Cream Cheese) to me!

Green Mountain Farms,  another one of our award-winning Vermont cheese brands, is creating quite a stir with its new Greek Cream Cheese & Greek Yogurt. Women’s Health magazine’s recipe for Greek Yogurt Mini-Cheesecakes using Green Mountain Farms’ delicious combo of cream cheese and Greek yogurt, making a perfect summer dessert! Read all about it and …

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Winning International Flavors!

Winning International Flavors!

Our tribute to great Vermont cheeses continues this week with a salute to Vermont Creamery, which boasts three winners: Best Quark and a winning Mascarpone. “Quark” is German for “fresh curd,” and is a fresh and slightly drained cows’ milk cheese similar to old-fashioned cream cheese. Mascarpone is the magic ingredient in the Italian dessert …

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Aging Cheese the Right Way

Aging Cheese the Right Way

Our spotlight this week falls on Grafton Village Cheese, another Vermont cheese award winner. Their winning entry was a unique Cheddar that is aged “naked” (not wrapped in cloth) and quickly develops its own natural rind. As a result, it reaches maturity quickly and boasts a full and complex buttery profile, achieving a delicate mushroomy …

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