Where do you get your milk?

We raise our own cows so that we are guaranteed the freshest and highest quality milk.  Learn more about Milk Quality here.

How did you get started?

It all started with one man’s dream of being a farmer and another man’s love of German food.  Learn more about Jack Appel, the founder of Appel Farms and his friend Heinz here.

Can we watch you make cheese?

Not at this time, but we are in the process of building a new cheeseplant.  A viewing window will be included!

What is Quark?

Quark originated in Germany and is popular throughout Europe.  Check here to learn more about what makes Quark special.

What is the difference between Gouda and Cheddar?

Gouda is a semi-firm cheese while Cheddar is a hard cheese.  Learn more about the differences here.

Isn’t Cheddar supposed to be orange?

Cheddar is naturally white or a pale yellow, depending on the milk.  The Cheddar that you see in the grocery store is actually colored with annatto.  Learn more here.