These are Production Only Farms and Producers that are closed to the public except during special events or by appointment only.
4 Tin Fish Farm
Cheeses are currently available at a select area retailers and farm markets including Bet the Farm Gourmet Food Market in Aurora, but with a week or so's notice, they will be happy to welcome you on their farm.
Plain & Flavored Chevre, Feta, Goats Milk
Heaven Scent Farm
9273 New York 21, Cohocton
While they build their farm store, Heaven Scent Farm has a seasonal roadstand at 9273 Rte 21 in Cohocton -- where you can pick up their cheeses from May through October, in addition to several Finger Lakes Wineries and the Corning Summer & Winter Markets.
Plain & flavored Jacks.
Kenton's Cheese Co.
Kenton's Cheese Co. is located in Trumansburg and is part of Burr-Ayr Dairy, a 6th generation dairy. While there is no farm store on site, you can find their brie and swiss cheeses in many markets and wineries throughout the Finger Lakes. And at the Ithaca Farmers Market every week.
Cheeses: Bianco, a brie-style soft cheese.
Pauline: Pauline: a Swiss Emmentaler
Crosswinds Farm & Creamery
6762 Log City Rd, Ovid
Crosswinds Farm & Creamery is located in Ovid, and can be identified easily by their white, hoop-style barn. Fresh & Alpine style cheeses are the focus, as well as meats and other farm products. Their products are available on the farm and at many area retail locations (check website for complete listing), as well as the Ithaca Farmers Market.
Morning Glory: A soft, fresh pasteurized cows' milk cheese with a rich texture and tangy flavor similar to chevre. It spreads nicely and can be used for baking, fillings, crumbles, or simply eaten out of the container! -- plain & chive
Butternut: A baby Swiss.
SELF-SERVE CHEESE COOLER ON PREMISES.
Tumino Cheese Co.
The Tumino Cheese Company creates their line of traditional Italian style cheeses at Cornell's Food Processing & Development Lab in Ithaca. At this time they have no store front, but their cheeses are available at Fox Run Vineyards and King Ferry Winery.
Tomettas: Malvie (short aged), Cat's Elbow (red pepper)
Tomas: Old Grey Mare (short aged), Razzie's Choice (semi-aged red pepper), Song (semi-aged juniper berries), Kidders (semi-aged peppercorn), Captain Ogden (long aged)
Fresh Cheeses: Tomino Acido (spreadable chevre style soft cheese), Primo Sale ("basket" cheese), Keswick Special Primo Sale (uses Jersey milk only)
Taleggio & Taleggini (semi-soft, washed rind, smear ripened): King Ferry (full sized Taleggio), Clearview (small sized taleggini), Keswick Special Clearview (uses Jersey milk only)
Salva-style (cows' milk table cheese, made of raw pastry, washed crust and mid-or long aging): Aurora
These are Destination Farms with that are open year round with set hours (some hours may vary season to season).
182 Sunnyside Rd., Nichols
Fri & Saturday | 10a-3p
Certified Organic Cheddars, Feta,Goudas, Beer-Brine Moochego & MooVache (spreadable cow milk cheese)
Muranda Cheese Co.
3075 Route 96 South, Waterloo
7 Days a Week Year Round | 10a-5p
15 Varieties of Cheddar-based raw-milk cheeses including: Colby, Asiago/Provolone, British Raw Milk Cheddar, Horseradish, Crazy Charlie, Fiesta, Checkerboard, Scallion Onion Bacon, British Garlic Cheddar Cheese, their best seller Red Buddy, a Swiss/Cheddar blend, and Blue. Coming soon: Washed rind cheeses!
7438 County Route 113
Bath, NY 14810
Year-round, 7 days a week: 8a-7p
Please call first.
Jacks:plain, raspberry, fiesta taco, jalapeno, pizza, onion & chive
Cheese Curd: plain, garlic, horseradish, buffalo & cajun
Cheddars: plain, garlic, garlic sriracha, smoked & bacon
2909 Chase Rd., Rock Stream
Spring-Fall: Monday-Saturday | 11a-4p
Winter: Saturdays Only 11a-4p
Cheddar Curds: Plain, Roasted Garlic, Tomato Basil, Blazin Buffalo Wing
Cheddars: Mild to Sharp, Chilipepper, Sharp, Smoked, Horseradish
Monterey Jack Style: Flavors include Jalapeno, Peppercorn, Italian Herb, Garlic & Herb, Blueberry
Side Hill Acres Goat Farm
79 Spencer Road, Candor
Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat | 8a-6p
Thurs | 12-6p
Closed Tuesdays & Sundays
Milks: Grade A Pasteurized Goat Milk and Raw Goat Milk (at farm only)
Goat Cheese: Goat Cheese Logs: plain & herbed; Feta Logs, Raw Goat Milk Cheddar; Goat Cheese Pinwheels; Crumbled Feta: plain, herbed, and sun dried tomato
Other Goat Milk Products: Cream Cheese, Cheese Spreads, Kefir Goat Cheese, and Yogurt
These are Destination Farms with Irregular or Seasonal Hours
Finger Lakes Dexter
1853 Black Rock Rd., King Ferry
No regularly scheduled hours.
Call for appointment, or stop in.
* It is strongly advised to call in advance to check availability for tour and sampling.*
Handcrafted artisanal, farmstead raw milk kefir cheese, cultured with authentic living kefir grains.
Production Only Farms
Now that winter is here, some of our farms have cut back their hours for the slower months. Check here for current hours before you head out onto the Trail. And remember, if the farm store is closed, check their websites for online stores!
Please note, some of our farms DO NOT have regular hours. If you want to visit those farms, please call in advance to make an appointment. And check the WHERE TO FIND US page for stores that carry our cheeses.
Member Farms: Hours & Availabiity
Finger Lakes Cheese Alliance
Sunset View Creamery
4970 County Rd. 14, Odessa
Saturdays | 10a-5p
Sundays | 10a-3p
Memorial Day Wkend - Labor Day Wkend
7 days a week | 10a-5p
September through December
Saturdays | 10a-5p
CLOSED From Christmas Day-March except by appointment only
Cheese Curds: Plain, Buffalo, Mama Mia (Garlic and Onion), Jack Radish, Dill and Tomato Basil
Semi-hard Aged Cheese: Mild all the way to 7 Yr
Aged Sharp Monterey Jack Style: Flavors include Chive n’ Dill, Bacon/ Ranch, Mama Mia, Jumpin Jack and Jalapeno
Heritage: An Italian style cheese great for cooking and grating, similar to Parmesan
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