Posts Categorized: goats

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 »

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 »

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 »