Meadow Creek Dairy

Galax, Virginia

Meadow Creek Dairy is a family farm located in the Piedmont region of Virginia - the hilly land that abuts the Blue Ridge Mountain range. Rick and Helen Feete began dairy farming there in the 1980's and turned to cheesemaking as a way to add value to their Jersey milk in 1998. Meadow Creek is a seasonal grass based dairy, meaning that they only make cheese when their cows are out on pasture - from mid-March until December. Helen and Kat Feete are the head cheesemakers in the family, and produce three varieties of complex and delicious raw cows' milk cheese.

Father-son team Rick and Jim Feete are responsible for Meadow Creek’s only crop – the verdant pasture that makes for such happy cows and such incredible cheese. The highlands of southwestern Virginia could be. . . Show More >

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