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Crowley Cheese

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Great VT cheese history - worth a stop

Worth a stop, especially if you like VT cheeses and some history. The building itself is amazing to... read more

Reviewed February 15, 2016
Putney, Vermont
Small cheese factory in a historic building

First let me say that this is not a super-informative action-packed tour like you might find at... read more

Reviewed December 15, 2015
Rebecca B
Tyler, Texas
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The public is welcome to visit the Crowley Cheese Factory, the country's oldest cheese factory to see award-winning all natural Crowley Cheese, made entirely by hand, the old-fashioned way. Though the factory shop is usually open 7 days, 10-4, we...more
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14 Crowley Ln, Mount Holly, VT 05758-9656
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Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

We visited the Crowley Cheese factory and it was a very interesting ( and tasty!!) presentation. The Crowley Cheese factory is the oldest continuous operating cheese factory in the nation. While we did not actually see cheese being produced ( just Tuesday through Thursday) we...More

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Reviewed September 13, 2016

Oldest operating cheese factory in the US - very cool. Small gift shop with wonderful home made cheeses and yummy local jams, relishes, hot sauces, pickled garlic, too many things to list. A must see. Call ahead to see if they are making cheese that...More

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Reviewed July 26, 2016

Wife and I stopped in out of curiosity was met by Ken who made us feel at home! Enjoyed talking with him and bought 3 types of cheese a cutting board and knife and some candy we plan on ordering for Christmas this is a...More

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Reviewed February 15, 2016

Worth a stop, especially if you like VT cheeses and some history. The building itself is amazing to enter and visualize. Thinking about how many years it has excited was like a nice slice of being back in history and imagining the same thing happening...More

1  Thank tueschyld
Reviewed December 28, 2015

We enjoyed our visit to Crowley Cheese. It was great that we were able to sample the many cheeses that are made on premises. We also sampled the different spreads and hot sauce. Try the Ghost Pepper jam if you are in the mood for...More

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Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

First let me say that this is not a super-informative action-packed tour like you might find at, say, Ben & Jerry's, but I have been visiting the Crowley Cheese factory since I was a kid and I love it. There did used to be more...More

Thank Rebecca B
Reviewed November 3, 2015

Crowley cheese factory is the oldest continuously operating cheese factory in America. You can watch them make cheese & then sample some of the cheeses they make. They have a lot of unique cheeses like muffaletta, sage, garlic & mesquite among many other varieties. Don't...More

1  Thank oldbat2557
Reviewed August 6, 2015

The Crowley Cheese Shop is not a destination in itself but part of the experience of visiting Southern Vermont. The visitor will find a cheese "factory" in the traditional sense - a building virtually unchanged since constructed by Winfield Crowley in 1882 - 58 years...More

2  Thank Robin B
Reviewed August 3, 2015

Tucked away in the woods is Crowley Cheese. The people working here are so friendly and they have at least 10 cheeses out for you to taste.

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Reviewed July 14, 2015

Unless you ask or are with a tour. Pre-health laws, folks could even participate in the process. Now when they are making, it is all done behind a plexiglass window. The building is authentic and the area is beautiful, especially in the Fall. Don't go...More

1  Thank nomad_rover
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