Goat Milk Farmers Wanted by Ribblesdale Cheese

Some of Hackfall’s goats As readers of this blog will know, we specialise in hard goat cheese. We use local milk, but because we have doubled production, we desperately need more goat milk! If anyone knows of a goat farmer or you are a goat farmer, please get in touch as we would like to talk about the possibility of becoming  a supplier.

Ribblesdale Cheese Doubles Production in 2012

Sounds crazy, but it is true.  We process goat, cow and sheep’s milk at our little dairy here in Hawes, N Yorkshire. As of May 2012, we are now making our own Superior Goat cheese – which won a Silver award at the Nantwich Cheese Show 2012. Historically, this has been made for us, an arrangement made by my uncle …

Gold for Ribblesdale Cheese! Nantwich International Cheese Awards 2012

We have never entered Nantwich cheese show before, so this is a first. We are thrilled to bits to win a Gold for our Matured Natural Rinded Goat cheese, (see left), a Silver for our Superior Goat cheese (see right) and a Very Highly Commended for our Original Goat – see below. Congratulations to Stu, our cheese maker and Lydia …