St Croix Falls, Wisconsin Artisan Cheese Trail
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Blaser's Premium Cheeses
1858 Hwy 63, Comstock 54826
SW of Rice Lake on Hwy 63 Our premium cheeses are hand-crafted, one-of-a-kind, and naturally-made. This creamery-turned-cheese-factory is more than 100 years old and produces maily Muenster. Other varieties include Monterey Jack, Cheddar. Retail Outlet, Observation Window, Mail Order. Hrs: M-Th 9-5; F 9-6; Sat 9-5; Sun 11-5.
Bolen Vale Cheese
E977 State Road 64, Downing 54734
1 m. west of Connorsville on Hwy 64. A place the entire family will love! The finest Wisconsin Cheese and numerous activities throughout the year. Corn maze, farm tours, hayrides, petting zoo. Retail Outlet, Mail Order. Hrs: Tue-F 9-7; Sat 9-5.
Lovetree Farmstead Cheese
12413 County Road Z, Grantsburg 54840
Since its founding in 1986, LoveTree has won numerous awards, including being named "Food Artisan of the Year" by Bon Appétit/Food Network. Its Trade Lake Cedar is a robust raw sheep's milk cheese aged on cedar boughs in a fresh, air-aging cave. Gabrielson Lake is sweet and buttery, made from the raw milk of a single Jersey herd. The Holmes Series are young, artisan sheep's milk cheeses hand-ladled and gently pasteurized to preserve their fresh flavors. All are in limited supply. Call for availability. Observation window. Tours.
Burnett Dairy Cooperative
11631 State Road 70, Grantsburg 54840
5 m. east of Granstburg or 10 m. west of Siren Locally-owned cooperative making cheese since 1966. Try their Wood River Creamery line of handcrafted artisan cheese, as well as award-winning string cheese, Provolone, Mozzarella, Colby, Cheddar,Monterey Jack and more.Retail Outlet, Observation Window, Mail Order. Hrs: M-Th 8-5:30; F 8-8;Sat 8-5:30; Sun 9-6.
Crystal Ball Farms
527 State Road 35, Osceola 54020
Crystal Ball Farms is a family-owned organic dairy farm that makes products that are usually delivered the same day the cow produces the milk they are made from. Located in the St. Croix Valley, one of the most scenic panoramas in Wisconsin, the company maintains firm control from farming to bottling. Products include non-homogenized (cream line) milk in glass bottles; and white milk, chocolate milk, half & half, non-homogenized ice cream, hand-packed butter, raw milk, and pasteurized cheddar, colby and cheese curds. Retail Outlet. Open Mon-Sat
Bass Lake Cheese Factory
598 Valley View Trail, Sommerset 54025
9 m. north of Hudson, off Cty. Road I. Enjoy a large variety of handmade, specialty cheeses from this factory built in 1918. Notable varities include Butter Jack, Juustoleipa, Merlot Cheddar and award-winning Muenster Del Ray. Retail Outlet, Observation Window, Mail Order. Hrs: M-F 9-6; Sat 10-6.
Shepherd's Ridge Creamery
2221 160th Ave, St. Croix Falls 54024
Milking 115 sheep, Jeff and Vicky Simpkins craft four seasonal cheeses at their farmstead creamery near St. Croix Falls. Each hard, raw milk cheese is carefully handcrafted and aged in an underground cave, built right on the farm. The farm and creamery at Shepherd’s Ridge are designed for visitors to come and observe their food being made. While the primary products are the farmstead cheeses, the Simpkins also offer fresh produce in season, pastured broiler chickens, fresh eggs and turkeys for Thanksgiving. Observation window. Tours. Retail Outlet.
Cady Cheese Factory, Inc
126 St. Hwy 128, Wilson 54027
3.5 m. south of I-94, exit 28 on Hwy. 128 Since 1908, Cady Cheese has been an award-winning manufacturer of Longhorn Colby, Cheddar, Monterey Jack, Gold’n Jack, Hot Pepper and many other flavors. Factory shop has large selection of cheese, sausage and gifts. Retail Outlet, Mail Order, Viewing Window Available. Hrs: Daily 9-5; May-Dec 31 8:30-6.