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Notes from the farm: December 2018

Can you believe that Christmas is only a few weeks away? We definitely can't, especially with this beautifully warm weather we've been experiencing. It's on its way though and we are carefully planning our cheesemaking schedule around the holidays we'd like to take....

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Notes from the farm: November 2018

November is here and so begins our quiet season. Most of our markets have finished up for the season, which keep us oh so busy all summer, and now is when we can start making plans for next year, and have some down time of course! Part of making plans for next year...

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Notes from the farm: October 2018

First of all, thank you to everyone for your patience with our aged goats' milk cheeses! So far we have only released our feta and Tallentire. Belmont, Tomme de Vallée, and Swansea (our renamed goat's milk gouda) are still developing their perfect flavours. Cow and...

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Notes from the farm: September 2018

Can you believe it's September already? Neither can we! The summer just flew by for us here at Haltwhistle and we've already begun to think about what cheese will be best over the winter. We will be moving away from soft and fresh cheeses and moving toward stronger...

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Notes from the farm: August 2018

After a busy July we are happy to announce that we have over 40 happy and healthy little doelings. We are waiting to see if there will be a few more to arrive but the majority are here. They are a playful bunch and are already running and jumping and just generally...

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Notes from the farm: July 2018

July is here and so are the kids! We are thrilled to announce the arrival of the first group of goat babies. Buffy was the first to give birth the morning of June 25th to the twins girls pictured above. We promptly named them Georgie (tiny ears like her mom) and...

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Notes from the farm: June 2018

June has turned out to be even more busy than May with lots of cheesemaking and renovations in progress to support our expansion. We have tripled our production capacity thanks to the installation of our new vat. In the future you can expect to see some fresh cheeses...

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