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A Path Towards Sustainable Cheese at Shelburne Farms

A Path Towards Sustainable Cheese at Shelburne Farms

You may recognize Shelburne Farms as the makers of our two-year-aged cheddar, but did you know this 1,400-acre estate is also a non-profit living museum of sustainable agriculture?

Ask a Cheesemonger: What is Blue Cheese?

Ask a Cheesemonger: What is Blue Cheese?

What makes a blue cheese a blue, and why is it blue in the first place? Jill Tardiff, the manager and specialty foods and beverage buyer of our Chelsea Market shop, answers all your burning questions about this fragrant cheese.

February 2022 Cheese of the Month Club Selections

February's cheese club is all about variety: three distinctly different cheeses that together form a ready-made cheese plate. Read on to learn about this month's selections and sign up to have this month's club shipped straight to your door!

January 2022 Cheese of the Month Club Selections

New year, new cheese! This month's cheese club contains a mix of cows' and sheeps' milk cheeses from the dairy lands of Vermont and Wisconsin, and...

December 2021 Cheese of the Month Club Selections

December 2021 Cheese of the Month Club Selections

This month's cheese club is a celebration of Vermont's long, proud tradition of American farmstead cheese. Each of these selections come from chees...

November 2021 Cheese of the Month Club Selections

November 2021 Cheese of the Month Club Selections

November is here and Thanksgiving is just around the corner, which has us thinking about making some cheese boards! At any large gathering, we lik...

October 2021 Cheese of the Month Club Selections

October 2021 Cheese of the Month Club Selections

Fall is falling! With the arrival of a new season, the shelves of our cave are stocked with rich, robust, firm cheeses for cooler weather and cozie...

American Icons - A Tour of the American Artisan Cheese Revolution in Six Cheeses

American Icons - A Tour of the American Artisan Cheese Revolution in Six Cheeses

There has been cheese in America ever since Europeans first landed on the continent. Originally the styles of cheese made in different regions of t...

Cheese is a Labor of Love - An Interview with Nat Bacon, Director of Quality at Jasper Hill Farm

Cheese is a Labor of Love - An Interview with Nat Bacon, Director of Quality at Jasper Hill Farm

What does it take to make great cheese? We caught up with Nat Bacon, Jasper Hill Farm's 'Director of Quality' (and one of their most senior cheesem...

September 2021 Cheese of the Month Club Selections

September 2021 Cheese of the Month Club Selections

For September's Cheese of the Month Club, we've rounded up a trio that celebrates the best of the barnyard - cow, sheep, and goat! Read on to lear...

What is Cheddar Cheese?

What is Cheddar Cheese?

Cheddar cheese is undoubtedly one of the world's most popular cheeses. Sharp, savory, and strong, cheddar is at home on a cheese board, atop a burg...

August 2021 Cheese of the Month Club Selections

August 2021 Cheese of the Month Club Selections

The height of summer is a cheesemonger's favorite time of year. All three types of milk are flowing (cow, goat and sheep) and the diversity of styl...

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