The Upper Hudson Valley is home to some of the best dairy producers in the entire country. Verdant pastures, plenty of rainfall and an obsession about qulity makes for some outstanding milk and cheese products.
Battenkill Valley Creamery
691 County Route 3
Salem, Washington County
In 2008 Battenkill Valley Creamery began processing and bottling milk on their fifth generation, family farm, located in Salem, NY. Battenkill Creamery was awarded the distinction of Best Milk in New York” at the 2010 State Fair in Syracuse. Our farm store features many local products and our homemade ice cream. Be sure to stop on by when in the Salem area! We deliver our milk and many other locally crafted foods to homes and businesses in the Saratoga Springs area. Battenkill Valley Creamery is the only local farm producing and bottling their milk in Washington, Warren, and Saratoga County. Come taste the difference!
Hoosick Rensselaer County
Proprietor Beatrice Berle has been entirely dedicated to pursuing and executing the most environmental and healthful farming practices since 1995. Now fully solar powered, Berle Farm is a blend of old and new technologies. This beautiful farmstead produces hand-stirred artisan cheeses, yogurt, organic beef and seasonal farm goods.. All cheeses are Aurora Certified Organic. All grains and grasses for the goats and all the milk for pasteurized and raw milk cheese are produced on the farm. Find our products at Honest Weight Food Co-op, The Green Grocer, and the Cambridge Co-op. Ask for them by name!
Nettle Meadow Farm
484 S. Johnsburg Road
Warrensburg, Warren County
Happy Goats (and sheep) - Great Cheese! Nettle Meadow Farm is a 50 acre goat and sheep dairy and cheese company in Thurman, New York just below Crane Mountain. The Farm was originally founded in 1990 and is the home of over 300 goats, several dozen sheep and a variety of farm sanctuary animals. Nettle Meadow Farm is truly committed to the artisanal nature of each of our cheeses, the use of natural and organic ingredients, and the well-being of all our animals. The farm is normally open Thursday through Monday from 11am to 3pm for cheese sales. Tours are given at 12 noon on Saturdays only.
Argyle Cheese Farmer, 990 Coach Rd., Argyle, NY 12809. 638-8966.
Farmstead cheese, yogurt sold at the farm and the Glens Falls, Saratoga and Troy Farmers Markets
Breese Hollow Dairy, 454 Breese Hollow Rd., Hoosick, Rensselaer County. 518-686-4044. Organic, grass-based dairy permitted to sell farm fresh raw milk. Pastured poultry and grass fed beef.
Homestead Artisans Enterprises, Ft. Edward, Washington County. 518-638-8530, Makers of artisanal cows' milk cheeses, sold at the Saratoga Farmers Market!
King Brothers Dairy, 311 King Road, Schuylerville, Saratoga County. Call 695-MILK. A local home delivery business. Our desire is to provide the local community with fresh foods produced right here!
Meadowbrook Dairy, RR 443, Clarksville, Albany County. 768-2451. Hormone/antibiotic-free milk in returnable glass bottles, heavy & light cream. Home delivery in Capital District.
Willow Marsh Farm, 343 Hop City Rd, Ballston Spa, Saratoga County. 885-8731. Farm store selling, milk, farmstead cheese and Greek yogurt, beef veal and pork.
Last Updated (Monday, 11 June 2012 15:14)