5 Best American-Made Cheeses for Thanksgiving:

Have a Cheesy Thanksgiving With American-Made Cheeses

By Sasha Davies, Bon Appetit, The Feed

November 20, 2012

Big Woods Blue: How it is Made

By James Norton, web exclusive for Culture, the word on cheese

Fall 2012

A peek inside the make room during a Big Woods Blue make. 

Finding Minnesota: Award Winning Artisan Cheese at Shepherd's Way


February 2012

Cheeses You've Never Heard Of (But Should Try Immediately)

By Garret McCord, Huffington Post

February 3, 2012

Cheese Trend Outlook: Cheeses to Watch

By Janet Fletcher for Specialty Food 

January 2012

Cheeses gaining attention from retailers include Big Woods Blue...

Cheese Meets Wine: A New Way to Pair Wine and Cheese

By Mary Orlin, Huffington Post

April 2011

Finding Minnesota: Award-Winning Cheese at Shepherd's Way Farms

Angela Davis, WCCO/CBS TV

February 6, 2011

Shepherd's Way Farms Ricotta Doughnuts

Laura Lindekugel, Honest Cooking

December 11, 2011

Dining with Dara: Cheese from Shepherd's Way Farms

By Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl, Minnesota Public Radio

December 8, 2011

Feeling Gloomy: Just Say Cheese

Rebecca Luna, Food Service News

March 7, 2009

Paydirt: Money Where Your Mouth Is

By Kara McGuire, Star Tribune

October 17, 2009

Eat, Drink and Be Local

By Rick Nelson, Star Tribune

December 17. 2009

Food Artist of the Year: Shepherd's Way Farms makes a glorious art of cheese, and survival

By Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl

January 2008, City Pages

Top Tastes at the Pavilions

Washington Post

September 3, 2008

​Big Woods Blue: Small Supply is Worth the Hunt

Janet Fletcher, San Francisco Chronicle

October 17, 2008

100 Tastes to Try in 2007

Friesago is "supremely good." Food & Wine


Big Woods Blue

By James Norton, CULTURE: The Word on Cheese

​Autumn 2012

Buy a CSA

How you spend your food dollars does make a difference – with a Shepherd’s Way CSA you are directly supporting local, sustainable food production, artisan cheesemaking, and a small family farm.

Shepherd's Way: How Minnesotan of them to fly under the radar

By Stephanie March, Mpls/St. Paul Magazine

​October 1, 2013

Food Lovers Guide to the Twin Cities

By Rachel Hutton, Minnesota Monthly

March 2014

Sheep's Milk: A New American Cheese

By Janet Fletcher, Specialty Food

April 1, 2014

Cheese Serves Up Perfect Finish

By Beth Dooley, Star Tribune

November 5, 2014

Farm in the Lens: Shepherd's Way Farms 

By Becca Dilley, Heavy Table

November 17, 2014


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Photo courtesy the Star Tribune

Becca Dilley / Heavy Table

Photo courtesy Honest Cooking. Shepherd's Way Ricotta Doughnuts

2013 Taste 50: It's the Year of the Farm

By Rick Nelson, Star Tribune


The Soft Cheeses of Summer

By Marie Flanagan, Minnesota Monthly

July 24, 2013

Doing It Their Way: Women Entrepreneurs Forging Their Own Path

By Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl, Mpls/st. Paul Magazine, Tastemakers

December 2013

Tips for Holiday Cheese

By Janet Fletcher, San Francisco Chronicle

​November 13, 2013

Shepherd's Way Farms Hidden Falls

Cheese and Champagne

July 9, 2012

Orange Peel and Red Wine Sausage Comin Your Way

By Marie Flanagan, Minnesota Monthly

May 2012

​​First Came the Milk, Then the Sheep Cheese

By Christine Hyatt, Cheese Connoisseur

January 2017

Sheep's Milk Cheese in U.S. Earn Ribbons...

​By Janet Fletcher, New York Times

December 27, 2016

DFL Candidate Visits Northfield Area Farms

September 20, 2016

10 Cheeses You Probably Aren't Eating But Should Be

By Sasha Davies, Real Simple

In Rural Nerstrand:: Of Sheep & Cheesemaking

​By Audrey Kletchler Hebling

​June 2016

4 Minnesota Creameries to Watch in 2015

​by John Garland, The Growler

​April 2015