Cherry Grove Annual Cow Parade

Saturday, November 5th, 2022, 1pm – 6pm

Remember, Remember the 5th of November, Music, Food, Vendors and Fun

Music: This Old House Band

Food: Crepes, Empanadas, Chilli, Ice-Cream & more

Vendors: Artisanal, Local Art, Craft & Food

Animals: Cows, Goats, Sheep, Hawks, Bees, Butterflies

Fun & Games: Hay Bails, Corn Hole, Face Painting, Ring-a-Pumkin

Our Cow Parade is based on the Swiss Alpine autumn tradition of bringing the cows down from the mountain pastures where they have been grazing all summer. It is an opportunity to praise and honor the cows by decorating them with large bells, flowers and garlands.


1902 - Family purchased farm

1910 - Leased land to dairy farmer

1987 - Hamill Brothers inherit farm

2002 - Started as a family business

2003 - Started a beef herd, laying hens, and pigs

2004 - Added sheep and attained organic certification of pasture land

2005 - Added dairy herd and began making fresh cheeses like mozzarella

2006 - Built aging caves and began making aged cheeses

2012 - Grid Magazine’s Cheese of the Month (Nov – Full Nettle Jack); Finalist at the Good Food Awards (Toma)

2013 - Won 2 blue ribbons from the American Cheese Society(for Buttercup Brie and Lawrenceville Jack Reserve); Added second cheesemaker

2014 - Broke ground on additional aging space and began process of getting AWA certification for our chickens