2020 was a rollercoaster, but we're grateful for the health and safety of our team, the support of our incredible customers, and of course, plenty of delicious, organic cheese. Cowgirl Creamery's Managing Director Amanda Parker reflects on a tumultuous year in her latest Food for Thought.
Mt Tam won big at the recent 2021 Good Food Awards! We're thrilled to showcase the exceptional organic milk of our pasture-based dairy partners, transforming California sunshine in our beloved Mt Tam. Check out all the winners at the link (Hop Along and Inverness were also finalists), and ask for Mt Tam from your favorite local cheesemonger.
Our pioneering cofounders announced their official retirement this month, cementing a legacy of organic cheesemaking, environmental stewardship, and sharing extraordinary food with our community.
Over 6 months ago, we decided to give back to our friends and neighbors California artisan cheese industry–a community that has nourished and inspired us for all these years. At year's end, we've tallied over $20k in donations to the California Artisan Cheese Guild through our Good Neighbors: Victory Cheese Box, supporting artisan and small-scale cheesemakers in our home state. Thank you to all of you who made it possible: gifting and enjoying terrific California cheese for a good cause.
It's an unusual holiday season, but a smaller gathering doesn't have to be short on cheer. We asked Amanda, Cowgirl Creamery Managing Director, about her family holiday traditions, and she shared her Grandma Flo's iconic Cherry Jello Salad (improved with a dollop of our crème fraîche, of course). Check out our latest blog post to hear Amanda's reflections on Christmas cheese, her dad's favorite romcom, and 50s era desserts.
Our Co-Founder Sue reflects on the recent history of artisan cheesemaking in California, and the creation of the California Artisan Cheese Guild. A grassroots organization of cheesemakers, retailers, farmers, and advocates, the California Artisan Cheese Guild provides essential marketing and education resources to our precious cheesemakers.
Happy Hannukah! Our Pt Reyes Sous Chef (and Cheesemonger Invitational Champion) Jill shares her family recipe for Potato Latkes, with a side of Crème Fraîche and freshly chopped herbs to lighten up this comforting holiday dish. Stop by our Creamery Barn Shop & Cantina this weekend (December 11th -13th) for latkes and our organic, artisan cheese.
Cowgirl Creamery's Managing Director reflects on a recent "eco-summit" with the participants and organizers of Project Green Challenge: a month of daily challenges for high school and college students to better understand how their actions impact the environment, raising overall consciousness and empowering this group of the young, climate-activated leaders of tomorrow.
Point Reyes Station has become a destination for food and nature lovers and it continues to be a hub for the region's ranchers, chefs and farmers, who produce some of the best food in Northern California. Cowgirl Creamery has been central to connecting these producers together by distributing their products to stores and restaurants and educating visitors about the benefits of local food systems