IN THE WILLAPA HILLS — Since 2008 Willapa Hills Cheese has been handcrafting natural artisan cheese on our historic farmstead in SW Washington. Willapa Hills Cheese is a licensed dairy processor partnering with two local family dairy farms. Our creamery produces sheep milk cheese six months of the year and cow milk and sheep/cow milk blend cheese year-round. WHERE NATURAL MEANS NATURAL — Willapa Hills sources only the highest quality natural ingredients for our products. Our milk is free of antibiotics and rBST/rBGH. A COMMITMENT TO QUALITY — Willapa Hills utilizes a comprehensive Food Safety Program that includes HACCP and third party auditing in concert with environmental and product testing. We are excited to share our family of aged and fresh cow and sheep milk cheeses. WELCOME TO THE WILLAPA HILLS!
The Happy Zone
The sweet spot for % humidity needed to grow blue mold (and make blue cheese).
2x the curd, 2x the joy
Average % cheese yield from sheep milk - twice the yield of cow and goat milk!
the dearth of sheep dairies - explained
Number of ewes needed to equal one cow's fluid milk production.
THE WEIGHT OF MILK
The weight in pounds of a gallon of milk - Willapa Hills' cheese vat holds 5,000 lbs.