Round Mountain Creamery was founded in 2002 by Linda Seligman and became the first Grade "A" goat dairy in North Carolina. Round Mountain specializes in soft goat cheeses which are all made on their farm in Black Mountain, NC. Their large herd of Alpine and LaMancha goats are always happy to greet visitors!
Tours: By Appointment Only Wed-Sat
Cheese Store Open Fri & Sat 12-4pm
Address: 2203 Old Fort Rd, Black Mountain, NC 28711
Yellow Branch Cheese and Pottery is a farmstead in Graham County producing original cheeses using milk from their own herd of Jersey cows and fresh ingredients grown in their gardens. Yellow Branch also creates and sells beautiful pottery in their farm store!
Tours: Open to Visitors Apr-Nov, Tue-Sat 12-5pm, and by appointment.
Address: 1073 Yellow Branch Rd, Robbinsville, NC 28711
Three Graces Dairy produces a range of fresh, flavored, and aged cheeses using milk from their own goats, sheep, and cows on their farmstead in the Shelton Laurel area of Western North Carolina.
Tours: By Appointment Only
Address: 335 Milky Way, Marshall, NC 28753
Looking Glass Creamery is owned and operated by Jen and Andy Perkins and produces a wide variety of fresh and aged cheeses using milk from their own dairy in Columbus, NC. Their two farm store locations in Fairview and Columbus are a great place to sit down and chat with friends while sampling Looking Glass Creamery's cheeses and other local goods!
Fairview Cheese Store Open: Thu-Sun 11-5pm
Address: 59 Noble Rd, Fairview, NC 28730
Columbus Farm and Store Open: Thu-Sun 11-5pm
Address: 115 Harmon Dairy Lane, Columbus, NC 28722
Blue Ridge Mountain Creamery’s distinctive cheeses are hand-crafted using locally sourced milk and aged in a cheese cave carved by owner Victor Chiarizia into the base of a mountain in Fairview, NC. Tours may just include a glass blowing demonstration!
Tours: Friday Tasting Tours by Appointment Only
Address: 327 Flat Creek Rd, Fairview, NC 28730
English Farmstead Cheese a sixth generation family owned dairy farm producing a variety of cow's milk cheeses in Marion, NC. Their farm store also stocks many local goods and is located near Linville Caverns and Falls!
Cheese Shop Hours:
April - November, Friday and Saturday, 10am to 6 pm
December- March, Friday and Saturday, 10 am to 4 pm
Address: 19456 US 221 N, Marion, NC 28752
Heritage Homestead Goat Dairy is a farmstead in the mountains of Ashe County owned by Carol and Lon Coulter. Heritage homestead produces a diverse range of goat cheeses made using the milk from their herd of Alpine, Saanen, and Nubian goats.
Tours: By Appointment Only
Address: 956 Roy Goodman Rd, Crumpler, NC 28617
Spinning Spider Creamery is a family owned and operated goat dairy in Madison County, NC. Using milk from their own herd of award winning goats, Spinning Spider produces fresh, aged, and bloomey rind cheeses.
Tours: May-Dec, Fri-Sun 12-4pm for cheese sales.
Currently not open for private tours.
Address: 4717 East Fork Rd, Marshall, NC 28753
Lane in the Woods is a family farm- created, crafted and managed by the Lane family who moved to Madison County in 2009. They bought land and a couple cows and began their dream of “living off the land.”
Lane in the Woods has sold raw milk to the Marshall and Asheville areas since 2010 (known as Homemade in Marshall) and are now transforming their precious milk into artisanal cheese that can only be produced from the 6 cows grazing off Panhandle creek in Madison County.
Call to inquire about their products. Perhaps tours will be offered in the future.
French Broad Creamery is part of Mount Gilead Farm. The farm is dedicated to raising happy animals, the creamery is dedicated to producing artisanal cheese and the family is dedicated to sharing it all with the community.
Phone: (828) 5150120
French Broad Creamery
588 Green Valley Rd, Leicester, NC 28748
Don’t forget to visit our other Members along the Trail!
WNC Cheese Trail Members include Farm Stops which are farm-based businesses that produce their own products and sell cheese. Other members along the Trail are businesses that support our mission and help to make our local food scene vibrant and delicious.
While you’re out on the Trail you can round out your day with a visit to one of our members for a glass of wine, a wonderful meal, or to pick up locally produced goods to take home and share with family and friends. Some of our members are even located in downtown Asheville!
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