Nettle Meadow Farm & Cheese Company earned a "best in class," a second place and several other awards ... at the U.S. Cheese Championships at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, WI. ...This year's event drew 2,303 entries from 33 states. ...Go here for the full story.
Originally founded as a goat farm in 1990, Nettle Meadow starting raising sheep in 2007 and has grown to a 70-acre dairy with more than 350 goats and sheep. Nettle Meadow distributes cheeses locally and nationally, and the farm is open seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for cheese sales. Farm tours are given at noon on Saturdays.
• Go here to visit the Capital Region Brew Trail
• Go here to visit Dowd On Drinks
• Go here to visit Dowd's New York Wines Notebook