Oregon Cheese Guild Video
The following videos were produced in conjunction with the Oregon Cheese Guild through a USDA Farmers Market Promotional Program Grant. Twenty four video vignettes premiere October 1, 2012 in conjunction with
American Cheese Month. A new video will premiere each Monday and will be featured in an upcoming “Oregon Cheese Trail” promotion.
How Cheese is Made - From Aging Cave to Your Plate
02:28 Explore the art of aging cheese to perfection. once curds are produced and drained they may be handled in a myriad of ways. this video looks at how some of the main types of oregon cheese are produced. to see the first part of this series - how cheese is made: from pasture to vat - please visit www.oregoncheeseguild.org/video
How Cheese Is Made - From Pasture to Vat
01:29 See how oregon cheesemakers handcraft incredible cheese. part one of the series explores cheesemaking from pasture to vat. for part 2, please visit: www.oregoncheeseguild.org/video
Ancient Heritage Dairy - Sheep Milk Cheese from Madras
02:06 Paul obringer and his sons neil and hank raise dairy sheep and make rich and delicious cheese from their milk, serving a hungry portland market. ancient heritage is the only sheep-focused dairy in the state. sheep thrive in the high desert climate and their prized, but limited and seasonal milk supply makes exquisite cheese.
Rivers Edge Chevre - Artfully Inspired Goat Cheese from Newport
02:35 Pat and astraea morford handcraft gorgeous goat cheeses using the milk of their herd of american alpine goats on their farm near newport, oregon. a varied microclimate includes coastal, mountain and valley influences which impart unique flavors in their gorgeous array of ripened and aged cheeses. this video is part of the oregon cheese guild producer series. for more, visit: www.oregoncheeseguild.org
Ferns Edge Dairy - Fresh and Aged goat cheese from Lowell, Oregon
02:04 Shari reyna and her partner fred own fern's edge dairy at the base of mt. zion near eugene, oregon. this scenic corner of the state is an idyllic home for the herd of goats. second generation cheesemaker mariano battro also makes cheese under his own la mariposa label and crafts the ferns edge products as well. their chantrelle pyramid and mt. zion are not to be missed.
Portland Creamery - Fresh Chevre and an Urban Vision
01:48 Liz alvis, founder of portland creamery, is one of the new wave of oregon cheesemakers who are making a mark on the local cheese scene. after learning the craft from her mother, cheesemaker jean mackenzie of mackenzie creamery in hiram, ohio, she now makes small batch fresh chevre in a variety of innovative flavors and cajeta, a goats milk caramel, on a goat dairy in molalla. the herd is nationally known for fine genetics and quality milk, perfect for making cheese.
Ochoa's Queseria - Mexican Specialty Cheese from Albany, Oregon
02:13 Queseria ochoa specializes in the traditional cheeses of mexico, handcrafting queso fresco, oaxaca and cotija at their creamery in albany. using milk from a local dairy, owner and cheesemaker francisco ochoa makes cheese 6 days a week. francisco took the dream started by his parents froylan and zoila and has made it a successful and tasty family business, running a cheese making facility and cheese shop in albany.
Juniper Grove Farm - Oregon Goat Cheese with French Flair
02:17 Pierre kolisch has been making french-inspired goat cheese on his farm in redmond since 1987, well before it was 'cool' to make cheese. disillusioned with his life as a lawyer, he longed for a life in agriculture. after studying in france, he returned to the high desert to craft cheeses with his herd of goats and continues to inspire legions of fans with his cheeses.
Tumalo Farms Profile
02:19 Flavio de castilhos dreamed of making world class cheese in the beautiful high desert climate of bend, oregon. after a successful career in high tech, he relocated his family and launched a farmstead cheese operation. using milk from the farm's herd of saanen and alpine goats, a small team of cheesemakers handcrafts an array of aged gouda style cheeses and a new goat and cow milk ripened cheese called jewel. this video is part of the oregon cheese guild producer profile series. for more, visit oregoncheeseguild.org
Willamette Valley Cheese - European Inspired Classics from Salem
02:01 Rod volbeda is a 2nd generation dairyman who looked to cheese to grow and sustain his family dairy. located just outside salem, oregon, willamette valley cheese produces gouda, havarti, brie and fontina style cheeses using milk from the farms herd of jersey cattle and dairy sheep. this video is part of a series of video profiles on members of the oregon cheese guild. visit www.oregoncheeseguild.org for more.
Pholia Farm - Southern Oregon Microcreamery & Educational Center
02:38 Pholia farm is an off-the-grid family farm in rogue river, oregon. the caldwell family uses the milk of their small herd of nigerian dwarf goats to produce exceptional aged cheese. gianaclis caldwell, cheesemaker and author, and her husband vern, a retired marine, who switched gears to the cheesemaking life share their story. this video is part of a series profiling oregon cheese guild members. for more, visit oregoncheeseguild.org.
Briar Rose Creamery - Fresh and Aged Goat Cheese from the Dundee Hills
02:31 One of the 'new wave' of oregon cheesemakers, sarah marcus and jim hoffman left big city careers to follow a rural dream focused on cheese. the couple chose dundee, in the heart of the willamette valley wine country, for their home and creamery. briar rose is known for handcrafted fresh and aged goat cheeses and several aged cow milk cheeses along with award winning chocolate goat cheese truffles. www.briarrosecreamery.com
03:00 Edited by matthew wozniak.
Fairview Farm - Fresh Goat Cheese, Ice Cream and Skyr in Dallas Oregon
02:44 Laurie and terry carlson raise a herd of pampered goats on their farm in dallas, oregon. from the rich milk the herd produces, laurie lovingly crafts a range of fresh goat cheese, pourable yogurt, ice cream and skyr, an icelandic spreadable cheese. the farm recently opened the first goat museum in the us with an aim of demystifying these fascinating creatures. stop by the farm store and museum while on the oregon cheese trail. www.fairviewfarmdairy.com
Face Rock Creamery Profile
03:04 This stop on the oregon cheese trail visits the historic coastal town of bandon, oregon where the newly reinvented www.facerockcreamery.com pays homage to the established tradition of great cheese in the coquille valley, oregon. this series is part of the oregon cheese guild producer profile series, funded by a "know your farmer, know your food" usda grant. learn more at www.oregoncheeseguild.org
La Mariposa Profile
02:34 Mariano battro is a second generation cheesemaker who has been making cheese in oregon since 2008. he began his career in cheese in argentina, where his father still makes cheese. naming his creamery after his homestead, la mariposa produces aged cheeses similar to those he grew up with. this video is part of the www.oregoncheeseguild.org video series which invites people to learn more about cheese on the oregon cheese trail. learn more on the website.
Tillamook County Creamery Association Profile
02:28 With a deep history in the dairy industry and a champion of quality cheese and dairy products on the oregon coast, tillamook cheese is perhaps oregon's best known brand. though large in scale, the commitment to producing high quality, consistent and tasty cheese is at the forefront of what they do. this profile is part of the www.oregoncheeseguild.org "oregon cheese trail". visit the website for videos featuring other oregon cheesemakers.
Rivers Edge Chevre - Artfully Inspired Goat Cheese
02:34 Pat and astraea morford handcraft gorgeous goat cheeses using the milk of their herd of american alpine goats on their farm near newport, oregon. a varied microclimate includes coastal, mountain and valley influences which impart unique flavors in their gorgeous array of ripened and aged cheeses. this video is part of the oregon cheese guild producer series. for more, visit: www.oregoncheeseguild.org
Rogue Creamery Profile
02:24 The historic rogue creamery has been making award winning blue and cheddar cheese in central point, oregon since 1933. in the last decade, the creamery has seen a renaissance and a growing fan base regionally, nationally and internationally for their exceptional cheese. www.roguecreamery.com is the home to the oregon cheese festival, held the third saturday of march each year. this video is part of the www.oregoncheeseguild,org "oregon cheese trail" series. learn more on the website!
Quail Run Goat Dairy - a Family Run Creamery
03:02 Scott & summer catino handcraft great goat cheese in gaston, oregon. located adjacent the scenic oregon coast range, the farmstead and creamery is home to a pampered herd of nigerian dwarf goats. the couple milks the goats, makes cheese and hosts farm classes on animal husbandry and cheesemaking. check out their website at www.quailruncreamery.com for more.
Oregon Cheese Guild Videos from 2007-2009