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Woodcock Farm

Woodcock Farm Cheese Company
Mark and Gari Fischer
P.O. Box 21
Weston, VT 05161
phone: 802-824-6135

Woodcock Farm Cheese Company is owned and operated by Mark and Gari Fischer in Weston, Vermont.  The Fischers make cheese with the milk collected from their herd of East Friesian dairy sheep which graze on pastures bordered by the West River.  Mark and Gari have been milking sheep and making cheese for over 15 years.  With the help of their daughter, the Fischers create over 10 different varieties of cheese, both from their own sheep's milk and from single source, local cow's milk.  All of their cheeses are made in small batches and crafted by hand using traditional European techniques.  Their cheeses are available seasonally at several local farmer's markets, at their farm, and at many fine & artisan food stores, co-ops, and restaurants throughout the Northeast.  Please feel free to contact the Fischers for any additional information regarding visiting the farm, purchasing cheese, or for a list of their available cheeses.


Cheese Varieties

Summer Snow, seasonal (spring thru summer) Sheep's milk, soft ripened, bloomy rind, camembert style., This cheese is unique in flavor and texture; the inside is a contrast between its runny, sweet exterior and its lemony chevre like interior, coated in a velvety white rind. 1/4 lb. round (12 ounces)

Weston Wheel, seasonal (end of summer thru winter) Sheep Milk Tomme, Manchego style, semi firm texture with tangy & nutty flavors. Aged 4 - 6 months, 5-6 lb. wheel

Ewe II, seasonal. Sheep's milk, semi soft- smooth & creamy. Aged 2-3 months, 8 lb. wheel

Sheep and Cow OR Cow:
Magic Mountain, seasonal. Mixed sheep and cow's'milk OR cow's milk, alpine style. Sweet & nutty with fruity undertones. Aged 10-12 months. 9-10 lb. wheel

Timberdoodle, available year round, Cow's milk, Taleggio-style, washed rind, semi soft. This rectangular cheese has a sticky orange rind and a creamy soft interior. The rind imparts much of the strong flavor to the cheese and is complemented by the smooth texture and creamy, fresh flavors of the interior. 10-12 lb. slab

Cloud NIne, seasonal (winter into spring). Cow's milk, soft ripened, bloomy rind, camembert style. 3/4 lb. rounds.

Humble PIe, available year round. Cow's milk, soft-ripened, washed rind, modeled after a Robiola. 3/4 - 1 lb. round (12 ounces).

True Blue, available year round. Cow's milk, similar to a Mountain Gorgonzola. This large blue cheese has a crumbly texture and a sweet buttery flavor. 20-25 lb. wheel.

Kind of Blue, available year round. Cow's milk, soft- ripened blue cheese. A milk blue flavor with a creamy and very soft, even gooey interior spotted with blue. 2-2.5 lb. wheel.



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