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CAMPO Wins NC Best of Show!

We are thrilled to announce that our Campo was awarded BEST OF SHOW at the 2018 NC State Fair. It is an honor for our cheese to be recognized amongst such a talented local cheese-making community. The Boxcarr crew had an amazing time working the official Cheese Booth, sampling and selling cheese to hundreds of… Read more »

Cottonbell in Five Bites

We’re undergoing the winter transition from Cottonseed, our mixed milk camembert style cheese, to Cottonbell, our cow’s milk only version! We’ll have Cottonseed for one more week at our local farmer’s markets – catch it if you can! Or try both to compare flavors! We’re also excited to announce that our distributors will be selling… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Boxcarr Handmade Cheese in New York

Last week, Sam and Hilary took a trip up to New York to drop off cheese to places around the city, and to take part in an event with Piedmont Wine Imports in support of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Here are some photo highlights from our visit. Beautiful meat and cheese selection at the Greene Grape… 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 »