Burning the midnight oil

Here is a photo of Yarek, our cheesemaker milling the blue cheese curd. He  breaks the curd into walnut size pieces and puts them in the tall 8 inch diameter moulds. The curd has to be just the right texture to get nice marbled blue veins in the finished cheese. If the curd is tooRead More…

month of mists and muddy fruitfulness

October, because of the rain, has been a month of mists and muddy fruitfulness. The mild weather has has brought forth a flush of grass and despite the mudddy gateways the cows still like to get out to graze. Here they are coming in for milking on a sunny Sunday afternoon in mid October.

Swedish Red

This cow is very proud of her baby, as are the other parents in the picture ( and the grandparents out of the picture)……….And she should be proud because her calf  is our first  from a Swedish Red bull. The Swedish Red breed is renowned for good health and it is claimed that  when crosswithRead More…

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