Celebrate All Things Cheese This Weekend… Farm Fun Day!

Saturday, April 21 is Raw Milk Cheese Appreciation Day, an international celebration of the art and science of making cheese the way our ancestors have for centuries.

Trilby in situ

Join us on the farm for our celebration of handcrafted raw milk cheeses and to kick off the spring grazing season.

Tastings and Pairings in the Meet The Makers Tent with our local heroes:

Unionville Vineyards . Eat This Yum . Muirhead Foods . Le Bon Magot . Wildflour Cafe

Free Farm Tours  .  Hayrides . Tastings and Pairings

 

Schedule of Events

11am – Meet the Makers Tent opens:  Taste locally-made products that pair with our farmstead cheeses until 4pm

11:30 – Hayride

12:00 – Free Farm Tour

12:30 – Hayride

12:30 – Wine and Cheese Tasting with our Cheesemakers

1:30 – Hayride

2:00 – Free Farm Tour

2:30 – Hayride

3:00 – Wine and Cheese Tasting with our Cheesemakers

3:30 – Hayride

4:00 – Meet the Makers Tent closes

 


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
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