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Samish Bay Cheese / Rootabaga Country Farm

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Address: 15115 Bow Hill Rd., Bow, WA 98232
Phone Number: 360 766-6707
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Wonderful Cheese!

We discovered the small Samish Bay Cheese tasting room by accident while driving by a few years ago, and we now return whenever we are camping at Bayview State Park. My wife... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 10, 2015
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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

We discovered the small Samish Bay Cheese tasting room by accident while driving by a few years ago, and we now return whenever we are camping at Bayview State Park. My wife enjoys mild cheeses, and their fresh Ladysmith is her absolute favourite! I prefer stronger cheeses, and their aged gouda, cheddar, and montasio are all excellent. We've also tried... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

I stopped by after eating too much in Edison a bit west of here, but managed to sample a good number of the cheeses. They had lists of samples of their soft cheeses. They have a rally good organic white cheese that they call Ladysmith that you can get fresh (good - sort of quest fresco like), mixed with various... More 

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Seattle
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Always very friendly and willing to let you try anything they sell. Our favorite is fresh Ladysmith and Queso Fresco. Cheese isn't cheap but it is very good!

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Canby, Oregon, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We were driving past and saw the sign for cheese tasting so decided to stop and are so glad we did. The fresh Ladysmith cheese was delicious. They had several varieties available, and also gouda and cheddar. YUM!!!

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Bellevue, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

We drove up, waited a minute for another group to leave the tiny tasting shop, and went in and enjoyed a taste of about 5 different cheeses. One of them was their signature fresh cheese that had come out of the cow that morning!!! Like a cross between a ricotta and a mozzarella. We purchased a pound of that and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012 via mobile

Sammish Bay is a very small local cheese maker with quality products. The prices were reasonable, and the cheeses were excellent. The love they put into it shows. It is a 30 minute stopover with no tours available, but this keeps the prices low and the charm high.

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Eagle, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2012

What a great find! Was extremely impressed with the organic home grown quality of this farm's products. Call ahead to see what is in stock because it is in high demand. Very very good stuff! Local owned and cared for, as you will witness when you visit. Nice people! Sample it all and prepare to take home as much as... More 

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Burlington, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2012

I stop here every chance I get, the cheese selection is great. The cheese is delicious and my biggest problem is deciding what to take home. If you're around Bow or Chukanut Drive, don't miss this place.

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Renton Wa.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2010

Just East of the Hwy. 11 and Bow Hill Rd. junction, Samish Bay Cheese has a treasure trove of organic goodies in their cheese room. Friendly and savvy worker let us sample several cheeses. We tried (and liked!) Ladysmith farmer style cheese, and the Herb Gouda was excellent! Also for sale, organic meats and pure lard for cooking (think ultra-flaky... More 

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