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Meet our Farmers: Burdock Hills Dairy

Burdock Hills | Hastings, Michigan Home to 690 cows, Burdock Hills Dairy, LLC, was established in 1973 by Dan and Mary Javor. When Dan and Mary bought the farm, they started milking only 30 cows. Through the years, they have seen many ups and downs, but still cherish the farmer lifestyle. They raised three children, Continue reading

Cheddar cheese noted in championship cheese contest

Cheddar cheese produced under the Heritage Ridge Creamery brand at Michigan Milk Producers Association’s Middlebury, Indiana cheese plant recently snagged a 2nd place award in the ‘mild cheddar’ category in a national cheese contest. The award was presented by the National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) last week at the federation’s annual meeting in Arizona. The annual contest includes cheese made Continue reading

Meet our Farmers: LeAnn Acres

LeAnn Acres  | Middlebury, Indiana Farming and dairy cows has been the center of Richard and Trula Thomas’ world since day one. Richard bought the farm before he left the service and they welcomed their first calf to the farm a few short days after their honeymoon. Thirty-nine years, three kids and two grandchildren later, Continue reading

Watch the live making of an “Autumn Fiesta” grilled cheese

Our friends at the American Dairy Association of Indiana (ADAI) toasted up a fall-inspired “Autumn Fiesta” grilled cheese sandwich today at Heritage Ridge Creamery. Combining two of our most popular cheeses—Pepper-Jack and Thunder-Jack–this sandwich is an interesting twist on the traditional grilled cheese by using homemade cornbread, MMPA roll butter and hatch-chili-infused maple syrup. Each month this Continue reading

Get an inside-out grilled cheese at the Indiana State Fair

Grilled Cheese You Say? Yes, Please! Perfectly browned crispy cheddar cheese on the outside of two pieces of buttered garlic toast filled with hot gooey gouda cheese. YUM! I was finally getting to try the winning grilled cheese sandwich at the Indiana State Fair dubbed the “inside out grilled cheese” and it was worth the Continue reading

Meet our Farmers: JC Jerseys

JC Jerseys  |  Goshen, Indiana Starting his own dairy farm on October 25, 2014, Jesse fulfilled his dream of milking cows of his own. He gained experience from working on two local dairy farms and jumped at the chance to purchase a herd of 19 cows and rent a facility when it was offered. Fast Continue reading

Recipe: Salad on a Stick

Salad on a Stick

INGREDIENTS Salad: 1/2 cup fresh vegetables, cut into 1-inch chunks (suggestions: bell peppers, cucumbers, zucchini, tomato (cherry or grape), radish and mushrooms) (per serving) 1 – 1 1/2 ounces of Heritage Ridge Colby-Jack cheese cut into cubes (per serving) Honey Mustard Yogurt Dressing: 1 cup plain, fat free or low fat yogurt (per serving) 3 Continue reading

Meet our Farmers: MyBrook Farms

Mybrook Farm | Middlebury, Indiana Mike Oesch and daughter, Laura Yoder work like a well-oiled machine together on their family dairy: MyBrook Farms. Along side of them are Mike’s wife Judy, who is in charge of the bookkeeping, Laura’s husband Ryan,who teaches at the local middle school, and Laura’s three children. Laura’s daughter Hadley said, Continue reading

Toasting World Milk Day with our farmers

While cheese may be our favorite dairy product, on June 1 at Heritage Ridge Creamery we are drinking milk in celebration of World Milk Day. Today is a great time to raise a glass to the farmers who work hard 365 days a year to provide fresh, high quality milk! Heritage Ridge Creamery is proud Continue reading