Posts Categorized: animals

Baby Goats and Big News!

With baby goats comes big news: we’re excited to announce that in the Spring of 2019 we will be milking our own goats! This is a goal we have been working towards since opening the creamery. When we built the cheese house, we always intended to one day make our cheeses with milk from our… Read more »

A Goat’s Story

This baby goat was born on February 14. Some mama goats have babies earlier, for example in January, other mama goats have babies later, in May. Baby goats,who are called kids, drink milk or milk replacer for a while before they can eat big goat food. Some goats grow, play and have fun until the… Read more »

The Story of Weanling Button

Soon, we’ll be offering a new cheese in limited batches. It’s called “Weanling Button” and we would like to share the origin of its funny little name… Samantha has had goats for about 10 years and has loved them for even longer. There’s really nothing so¬†sweet and adorable as a knobby-kneed, button-nosed baby goat¬†frolicking around…. Read more »

Our two Rosies

Sam and Rosie goat

Before there was this little Rosie bean… …there was this Rosie: Rosie the goat is our unofficial mascot. She might look like a normal goat, but really, she is super special. And, she’s tough: she’s had many near-death experiences. She’s survived a barn fire, a blood infection, a dog attack, and azalea poisoning. Even though… Read more »

Happy Year of the Sheep!

Adorable lambs

We celebrated the Chinese New Year several weeks ago and feel that it is especially auspicious that this year is the year of the Sheep (or Goat, depending on your sources). Whichever ovine you prefer as your mascot, our friend Samantha Gasson’s lambs are always overwhelmingly precious: Speaking of sheep, we’re going to be up… Read more »

Around the Web

Boxcarr Handmade Cheese finally discovers Fluffy Cows: We stumbled across these photos of extra fluffy cows recently, and were instantly in love. Samantha says she needs to get one for Rosie to ride around on, once she is big enough. At first it seemed like maybe they were a special breed of cattle, but it… Read more »