featured cheese: Mary's Peak
At over 4,000 feet, Mary's Peak is one of the tallest points in
the Oregon Coast Range. Our version is a bit smaller, but this
surface-ripened cheese made with hand-ladled curd ranks high in
Like all of our farmstead aged cheeses, Mary's Peak
will gradually change from a compact, dense texture inside the
edible rind to a smooth and creamy liquid when fully ripened.
Once the cheese develops to this point, we encourage you to open
the rind to reach the savory interior without spilling it on the
plate - just cut off the top of the pyramid, leaving the
remainder of the rind to serve as a ready-made bowl, just right
for dipping in crackers or chunks of warm bread.
here to see a demonstration of ripe-cheese-rind-opening.
Average weight: 6 ounces*
*Note: Because we hand-ladle and
hand-pack our cheeses, the individual weights will vary.