Posts Categorized: creamery

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 »

Cottonbell for Valentine’s!

To celebrate Valentine’s this year, we decided to make heart-shaped Cottonbell! We know, a little cheesy … 😉 In addition to our limited edition Cottonbell, we’re also celebrating Valentine’s by pairing up with a new friend for a photoshoot! We recently got the chance to play around with a Cheese Grotto, which is an innovative… Read more »

Cottonbell for Winter

A new cheese to ring in the New Year! As we see Winter approach, the goat milking season comes to an end, cow’s milk’s butterfat content increases, and we take any chance we can get to celebrate with decadent food and drink. Representative of the transition into the winter cheese season, Cottonbell’s all-cow’s-milk-decadence takes the… Read more »

ACS Ribbons!

We were surprised and overjoyed to take home two ribbons from this year’s American Cheese Society Competition! This is a life-long dream come true, and we couldn’t be prouder of our cheeses and our amazing team that made this happen. We’re still so overwhelmed with happiness! Our Cottonseed won third place in the Soft-Ripened Cheese… Read more »

Summer Simplicity

With the hectic and hot beginning of summer, all the Boxcarr team wants to do right now is eat cheese boards. A full meal is too much effort and too heavy! Soon we’ll transition to salads and BLTs, but for now we’re taking the easiest route with simple, savory cheese boards to nibble on. Luckily… Read more »

An Interview With Cottonbell

As January continues to impose its chilly days on us, warm sunny weather isn’t the only thing we have to say goodbye to here at Boxcarr Handmade Cheese. Thanks to the cold weather, we’ve phased out our mixed-milk masterpiece, Cottonseed, as our goat milk supply ‘dries up’ for the winter. It’s not all bad news,… Read more »

Crafting the Perfect Holiday Cheese Plate

The holidays are one of our favorite times of year–not because of sparkly lights or presents, but because we love the chance to gather around the table with friends & family. However, all the cooking involved can definitely be stressful, or at least time-consuming; so we thought we’d give you some tips on crafting a crowd-pleasing… Read more »

Sam & Fam in Seattle

Samantha, Mark, and lil Rosie were in Seattle last week! How fitting that they should come home to several weeks of rain. At least it isn’t as chilly here yet. She may have been out of the cheese room, but she definitely didn’t stay away from cheese! Here are some photos from the Calf &… Read more »

ACS Cheese Camp 2015

Last week Austin and Alessandra traveled to Providence, RI, to attend the 2015 American Cheese Society Competition and Cheese Camp. We didn’t enter the competition this year, since the entries were due before we had our recipes nailed down, but we were happily able to take part in the Meet the Cheesemaker event, where we… Read more »