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Fromagerie La Station

440 Chemin De Hatley, Compton, Quebec J0B 1L0 , Canada
+1 819-835-5301
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Ranked #1 of 8 Attractions in Compton
Type: Factory Tours, Food & Drink
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Owner description: The fruit of the work of four generations of determined farmers, la Station de Compton fine cheese makers springs from the very heart of the generous countryside in the small town of Compton in the Eastern Townships region of Quebec. Here you will find farm cheeses made of raw milk from cows raised in an organic farming environment. The cheese makers' shop is open to the public. See you there ! The La Station cheese makers' team.
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Manassas, Virginia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 via mobile

We were in the Coaticook region and wanted one more side trip. These cheese makers were listed in the local tourist guide. Our 3 children had no interest in going but we went anyway. The very helpful young lady at the store gave us samples of their four cheeses and we settled on the two most robust: Alfred Le Fermier... More

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MD
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Well worth a visit! Meet the family. Sample the cheeses- especially the 'aged Alfred'. Take a look around at the farms and mountains.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Small variety..but very good..people working there were very friendly... family owned.. some days tours are available

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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

This fromagerie has a nice little cheese boutique that sells their cheese products in addition to an excellent selection of other locally-produced products that go well with cheese, such as chutneys and other creative preserves. Their cheeses are delicious and made right on the premises using cow milk from their dairy farm next door. I believe that a couple of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

We stopped on the way back from our weekend at the Hovey Manor and had a taste of their cheeses as well as feasting on their great grilled cheese sandwich which was by far the best we ever had. We bought one of their cheeses along with a Porto jelly and feasted more when wr got back home.

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Montreal, Canada
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81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

Wonderful cheeses. The 24-month aged and their fabrication special cheeses are their best - and note that unlike their regular La Station products, these particular cheeses are generally not available in stores. You can take a tour or just have a look at all the cheese wheels in the storage vault. While we were there someone was busy washing, brushing... More

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QC Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

We were there during a festival so there was a big crowd. We did manage to see some of the grounds and buy some cheese. I would certainly recommend a stop at La Station if you are in the area.

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Jericho, Vt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

Great cheeses, the Alfred the Fermier (24 months, delicious) They don't take credit cards and only Canadian debit cards. Make sure to have cash!

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