Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese Company Farm Tour

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Every Friday, May through October — The Fork (new super-duper favorite place!) hosts a walking farm tour and a casual cheese tasting. We enjoyed learning about the history of the farm (how it went from a milk dairy to a cheese business), agriculture in the region, the life cycle (from birth) of their closed-herd of Holsteins, what “Farmstead” means and how truly artisan cheese is made.  The most enjoyable part – aside from petting cows and adorable new born (very skittish) calves – was learning how truly sustainable the whole operation is.  My favorite quote of the day came from a kid in our party – “They make power from poop!”. 🙂 Continue reading