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

Recipe: Roasted Tomato and Cheese Tart

Roasted Tomato and Cheese Tart with Spring Salad

INGREDIENTS 3 plum tomatoes 1 large red onion, cut into wedges 1 tablespoon olive oil, divided 1 refrigerated crust for 9-inch pie 2 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1 1/2 cups (6 ounces) reduced fat shredded Heritage Ridge Colby-Jack cheese 1 bag (10 ounces) spring salad mix 1 sprig fresh thyme (or 1/2 teaspoon, Continue reading

Pepper-jack tops Championship Cheese Contest

Heritage Ridge Grand Champions

Pepper-jack cheese produced under the Heritage Ridge Creamery brand at Michigan Milk Producers Association’s Middlebury, Indiana cheese plant was recently named Grand Champion Cheese. The award was presented by the National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) last week at the federation’s annual meeting in California. The annual contest includes cheese made by dairy cooperatives belonging to NMPF. A record 194 Continue reading

Recipe: Pepper Jack Egg White Frittata

Pepper Jack Egg White Frittata

INGREDIENTS 1 quart liquid egg whites 1 (8-ounce) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed, squeezed 1/4 cup red bell pepper, washed, stemmed, cored, diced 1/2 cup Pepper Jack cheese, shredded INSTRUCTIONS Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat a 10-inch oven-safe skillet with cooking spray. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl; stir until combined. Pour egg mixture Continue reading

1,250 cups of ice cream served at Customer Appreciation Day

Customer Appreciation Day at Heritage Ridge Creamery

Over 2,000 customers visited the Heritage Ridge Creamery store during the community event, enjoying free ice cream made with a steam powered engine, activities for children and store specials. In total, 1,250 cups of ice cream were served throughout the day. One lucky attendee won free cheese for a year in the annual raffle.  

Introducing Heritage Ridge Creamery

Contact the Heritage Ridge Creamery

Slice it. Break it. Cube it. Pair it with grapes. Or apples. Or summer sausage. Cheese is what we’re talking about and at the Michigan Milk Producers Association’s recently acquired cheese plant, we’re taking the reins to put our own mark on the delicious varieties produced from our farmers’ high-quality milk. From Colby to cheddar to Continue reading