Posts Categorized: cute

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 »

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 Return of Cottonseed!

As some of you may know, our popular Cottonseed is replaced by the Cottonbell in the winter, when our goat milk supply dries up for the season. We’re excited to announce that the Cottonseed is back! A creamy, decadent cheese made with both goat and cow milk, the Cottonseed has a delicate rind and is… 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 »

Sam & Fam at The Eddy Pub

Have you all heard of The Eddy Pub? Located in Saxapahaw, they serve dinner and brunch, offering a menu that features lots of local producers, including Boxcarr Handmade Cheese. Our Rosie’s Robiola is one of their options for the cheese and charcuterie plate. We love how they’ve incorporated many practices of sustainability into their business, and how everyone… 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 »

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 »