Producing Certified Organic cow milk cheese and yogurt, Berle Farm is nestled in the hills of Hoosick, NY. Berle Farm has a twenty year history of diversified farming. The farm has evolved to a low outside input style with a beautiful little dairy herd of 12 cows. Our organic cattle graze 400 acres of pasture. We grow open pollinated, saved seed corn, oats, rye and hay, as well as, vegetables and fruit. Our cheese and yogurt operation is powered by Solar and Wind power. Our food is grown with care and an expressed love for the land from which it comes. The model of land nourishing people and people nourishing land is brilliant and our goal. The cheese and yogurt are a concentration of our work with sun, weather, grass, tillage and community.
BerleBerg is a certified organic cheese made at Berle Farm in Hoosick NY. It is a hand crafted, raw, cow milk, cheese made in small batches and aged over 6 months. The cheese has a balanced flavor that starts with grassy, undertones and finishes with a sharp and nutty bouquet. The flavor becomes buttery when heated. It is an extremely versatile cheese.
HayMaker is a certified organic Raw milk cheese made at Berle Farm. It is a hard cheese, aged over a year with a flavor profile much like a Romano. Its texture is smooth. It shaves well, is good for grating, and is superb thinly sliced for a cheese plate.