The Hudson Valley and surroundings is home to a number of artisan cheesemakers offering everything from raw milk to biodynamic products at local farmers markets and stores. Check out the website of each cheesemaker for more information about where to find their products. Contact us to suggest a cheesemaker for this list
Sprout Creek Farm
34 Lauer Road, Poughkeepsie
A 200 acre working farm with a mission of combining agriculture and education to achieve the objective of teaching the whole person by providing real experiences of the working countryside. email@example.com. (845) 485-9885.:
Amazing Real Live Food Co.
Pine Plains, NY 518-398-0368
Delicious, wholesome ‘vittles’ (foods) & ‘elixirs’ (drinks) for our friends and neighbors. Products containing essential probiotic beasties, dense nutritional values, and key digestive enzymes, which the human body naturally thrives on, so we might be able to feed our dear ones well, while helping their bodies become healthier. Products available at...
Cooperstown Cheese Company
107 Oxbow Rd., Milford (978) 257-4635
All of the Toma Brand Cheeses are maade with milk from Brown Swiss cows that are raised naturally and hormone free on Lester Tyler's family farm, Sunny Acres. Swiss Cheeses age in one of three caves at carefully controlled temperature and humidity.
Lynnhaven Goat Cheese
Inspired by our herd award-winning show goats, cheeses include chevre, feta, ricotta, and Paradise's Passion, an aged pyramid with a bloomy rind. Available at NYC Greenmarkets and Warwick Valley Farmer's Market or online.
Tonjes Farm Dairy
188 Tonjes Road, Callicoon, NY (845) 482-5971
Tim Tonjes makes three farmstead aged raw cow’s milk, grass-fed cheeses, fresh pasteurized yogurts, cultured buttermilk, fromage blanc, whole milk ricotta and mozzarella. Closed herd of 90-100 Holsteins, 40-50 currently milking. No antibiotics, no hormones are used.
Sherman Hill Farmstead
9626 County Highway 21, Franklin, NY
Small, family owned goat farm and cheese processing plant located in Franklin, NY. The family milsk approximately forty dairy goats and use all of the milk to produce small-batch, handcrafted goats' milk cheeses.
Acorn Hill Farmstead Cheese
Walker Valley, NY
A small scale family run micro-creamery following organic practice and have taken the NOFA-NY farmer's pledge. Raw goat milk cheeses, whole goat milk ricotta cheese, goat milk fudge, all natural goat milk soaps, goat meat. Available at farmer's markets and New Paltz Winter Market at Deyo Hall. Also available at the farm. Will deliver to Brook Farm CSA or Winter Sun Farms.
Escot Valley Farm
Escot Valley Farm is a small family-run farm nestled in the Rondout Valley. Our primary mission is to bring the exquisitely rich and nutty flavors of Pyrenees style aged sheep’s milk cheese to the Hudson Valley region. We use the same family recipe and traditional artisan methods that we learned while interning on relative’s farms in the Bearn region of France.
5814 State Route 42
Fallsburg, NY 12733
Raw and fresh goat cheese in Sullivan county.
288 Calkins Rd, Honesdale, PA
All cheeses are produced in micro-batches of approximately 180 lbs. Bloomy Rinds are ripened in a special micro-climate at the creamery. Waxed cheeses are triple-dipped in cream and colored cheesewax and aged 60-90 days in a separate "cave" at the creamery. Naturally ripened cheeses are transferred to the caves at Calkins Creek Vineyard for long term aging.
Ghent, NY, Columbia County
Represent cheesemakers in the region including Hawthorne Valley Farm, Old Chatham Sheephearding, Nettle Meadow, Brovetto Dairy and Cheese Farm, Berkshire Blue, Four Brothers Goat Dairy, R & G CheeseMakers and our own licensed creamery at Twin Maple Farm.
Local cheese shops
The Cheese Plate, Water Street Market, New Paltz