Wisconsin Agricultural Tourism Association Inc.

Cheese

Apple Barn Orchard & Winery

Elkhorn, WI
Apple Barn Orchard & Winery

Apple Barn Orchard & Winery is a family farm offering, when in season, strawberries, apples, pumpkins and our own fruit wines! Experience the fruit of the season at our historical family farm. We offer a variety of fruit wines in addition to family fun! We are located overlooking the Turtle Valley Wildlife Area and near Lake Geneva, Delavan, Lauderdale & Whitewater Lakes area. Whether you're purchasing our homegrown fruits or wines, you're assured of that homegrown goodness in everything we sell...it really is Made in Wisconsin!

Website: http://www.applebarnorchardandwinery.com

Apple Holler

Sturtevant, WI
Apple Holler

"Pick Your Own Memories Year Round" at Apple Holler, a family farm, orchard, farm to table restaurant, bakery, and gift shop. Pick-your-own apples, peaches, pears from over 30,000 trees, plus pumpkins. Visitors will enjoy four seasons of family fun and activities including; orchard and farm tours, field trips, birthday parties, company events, hayrides, horse-drawn sleigh rides, festivals, pony rides, train rides, farm park fun, barnyard animals and outdoor garden displays. Apple Holler is a perfect indoor/outdoor rustic farm wedding venue and group ag-venture destination. Experience the Magic of Apples of Apple Holler! Our ag-venture is always growing!

Website: www.appleholler.com

Benoit Cheese Haus

Ashland, WI
Benoit Cheese Haus

Benoit Cheese Haus is a cheese lovers' dream come true! We are an old fashioned specialty retail cheese shop that carries Wisconsin's finest cheese. And the best part is, you can sample them! We are a destination for friends, co-workers, your significant other or a family day out! You can get a taste of all over Wisconsin under 1 roof. So if you have a favorite cheese, stop in! We more than likely have it or we will try to get it for you! Benoit Cheese Haus is a country destination! The store has over 150 varieties of cheeses, fresh-cut to order and prepackaged. We carry everything from FRESH CURDS to 16 year-old Cheddar! We also have a wonderful variety of locally made items, such as: honey, syrups, specialty meats, soaps, candles, knick-knacks, wine and organic oils. We offer made-to-order cheese trays and gift boxes. Call or order online. WE SHIP IN US ONLY. Come sample some great cheese!! Monday - Saturday, 9am-5pm

Website: http://www.benoitcheese.com

Country Bumpkin Farm Market

Wisconsin Dells, WI
Country Bumpkin Farm Market

Welcome to Country Bumpkin Farm Market, where farm meets fun! Established in 1997, our farm is family owned & operated with our main goal being to offer our customers fresh berries, fruits, and vegetables that we pick fresh daily. Customers driving out to our market can enjoy that "just picked" garden flavor and aroma. Most important, our production methods include both sustainable and some organic practices. Also important to us, we grow many varieties so that we have "whatever the customer wants." We also love seeing families enjoying time together in our Lil' Bumpkin Play Village & Petting Farm. Our goal was to create an area where families could get outside and have fun creating memories. We are open every day from 9 am to 6 pm from late April through October 31st.

Website: www.countrybumpkinfarm.com

Farm Wisconsin Discovery Center

Manitowoc, WI
Farm Wisconsin Discovery Center

Farm Wisconsin Discovery Center is the newest agriculture tourism attraction in the Midwest! Visitors enjoy 10,000 square feet of interactive exhibits featuring Wisconsin's agriculture industry. Kids and adults alike make a connection with the origins of their food and the modern technology that keeps production efficient and food safe. Enjoy a bus tour of a local dairy farm and see modern farming technology in action. Stop into the Land O'Lakes Birthing Barn for the chance to experience the birth of a calf. Spend the whole day or just stop in for ice cream!

Website: https://farmwisconsin.org/

Feltz's Dairy Store, Inc.

Stevens Point, WI
Feltz's Dairy Store, Inc.

Feltz's Dairy Store is a family friendly destination experience offering a large variety of cheeses, ice cream, black angus beef and many other local products. We have an education corner with a cow carousel, life size fiber glass milking cow and offer tours of our farm and robotic milking facility May through October. We also have a Corn Maze & Petting Zoo throughout the Fall.

Website: http://www.feltzsdairystore.com

Gramma Miller's Market & Cafe

Hancock, WI
Gramma Miller's Market & Cafe

Family owned store and cafe featuring home-style cooking, fresh bakery, plants, shrubs, vegetables, and novelties. Also, available - wine, cheese, meats, and hand dipped ice cream! Open May - October 7 days a week.

Website: www.grammamillersmarket.com

Green County Ag Chest

Monroe, WI
Green County Ag Chest

Events sponsored by the Green County Ag Chest include Breakfast on the Farm and Dairy Days. The organization also sponsors the "queen program" with a young lady from each Green County community selected as an agricultural ambassador. The Green County Ag Chest was organized in 1958 when the Green County Dairy Promotion Committee and the Green County Agricultural Foundation merged. Their objective is to promote Green County, its products, its resources, and its people - especially youth and youth activities involved with home economics and agriculture.

Website: http://www.greencountyagchest.com/

LaClare Farms

Malone, WI
LaClare Farms

LaClare Family Creamery is one of the most awarded goat cheese producers in the country - making cheese and milk up to exacting safety and quality standards, pleasing consumer's most discerning palettes. Our recently renovated production facility allows for a "bird's eye view" of our soft goat cheese (chevre) operation from maturation tank to final packaging.

Website: www.laclarefarms.com

Lautenbach's Orchard Country Winery & Market

Fish Creek, WI
Lautenbach's Orchard Country Winery & Market

Since 1955, the Lautenbach family has been planting, harvesting and producing quality fruit products in Door County, Wisconsin. Situated on 100 acres of blossoming orchards and lush vineyards, the family estate is home to a winery, cider mill and farm market. Established in 1985, the winery resides in a restored dairy barn and produces most of its award-winning wines from fruits grown on the property. Estate-grown fruits include cherries, apples, grapes, raspberries, and pears. Several styles of wine are offered for complimentary tasting and purchase, ranging from dry to sweet, pure fruit and grape varietals, in addition to sparkling and spiced. The spacious farm market offers hundreds of Door County and Wisconsin-made products, featuring the popular tart Montmorency cherry. Also available is fresh bakery, artisan cheese, jam, salsa, pie filling, wine accessories and more. Bob Lautenbach currently owns and operates Orchard Country Winery & Market with his daughters Carrie Lautenbach-Viste and Erin Lautenbach.

Website: www.orchardcountry.com

Marieke Gouda

Thorp, WI
Marieke Gouda

Marieke Gouda is an award-winning cheese handcrafted on our farm in beautiful Thorp, Wisconsin. True farmstead cheese creamery with retail store, cafe and farm tours - when in season. Come visit us on the farm!

Website: http://www.mariekegouda.com

National Historic Cheesemaking Center

Monroe, WI
National Historic Cheesemaking Center

The National Historic Cheesemaking Museum is located at the southern gateway to Wisconsin, just a few miles north of the Illinois/Wisconsin line. The staff eagerly awaits your visit to tell you the story of early cheesemaking which earned Monroe the title of the "Cheese Capital of the USA." During your visit, step inside the century old Imobersteg Cheese Factory to witness how cheese was made over a century ago. Each year on the second Saturday of June, join Master Cheesemakers and retired cheesemakers as they make a wheel of Swiss cheese, right before your eyes. Enjoy a video showing the cheesemaking process in today's cheese factories. For a complete listing of events and times that our delectable Masters grilled cheese sandwiches and cream puffs are available throughout the year at events and in Downtown Monroe, refer to the FAQs on our site.

Website: www.nationalhistoriccheesemakingcenter.org

Pagel's Ponderosa Dairy LLC

Kewaunee, WI
Pagel's Ponderosa Dairy LLC

From cow to cheese is our motto at Pagel's Ponderosa Dairy! come see the cows, visit our on-site cheese production facility and of course, taste a squeaky fresh cheese curd. Pagel's Ponderosa Dairy is the largest single family owned dairy in Wisconsin. The farm was established back in 1946 when John Pagels father Carl Pagel borrowed the money from a neighbor to buy the farm. Since then the farm has stayed in the family and is thriving with many generations to come! Take a tour of the Ponderosa and learn all about the latest innovations in milk production (735 - 750 cows are milked per hour!) and alternative energies. Watch the milk from our cows go to our cheese production plant to create a variety of cheeses. Group Friendly (Motorcoach) destination.

Website: http://www.pagelsponderosa.com

Pearce's Farm Stand

Walworth, WI
Pearce's Farm Stand

Pearce's Farm Stand is located on the corner of County F and Hwy 67 midway between Williams Bay and Fontana. Four generations of Pearce family members help to keep it running. We strive to grow, harvest and deliver fresh quality produce for our customers. Our stand is open mid-July through October 31st from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. every day. We offer our own homegrown vegetables and much more. Our specialty is our sweet corn and pumpkins. We also offer fresh made goodies like kettle corn, donuts, cookies and more that are made fresh on site. We have a free outdoor activity area, our famous jumping bales, which are available in September, as well as a 12 acre corn maze which opens in mid September (Corn maze is an additional charge, see Facebook or our web page for additional details.) Come check us out for quality produce and family fun! Handicap accessible.

Website: http://www.pearcefarms.com

Renard's Cheese

Sturgeon Bay, WI
Renard's Cheese

Renard's Cheese is a family owned and operated business since 1961. Master Cheesemaker Chris Renard is a third generation cheesemaker crafting cheese the old fashion way. Fresh cheese curds daily and a wide variety of handcrafted artisan cheese - Cheddars, Colby, Farmers, Muenster, Brick, Marble, Monterey Jack, Mozzarella string, Smoked string and over 50 flavor infused specialty cheeses. We offer Door County Gourmet products. Deli - dine in or take out. Factory tours are available by reservation.

Website: http://www.renardscheese.com

Seaquist Orchards Farm Market

Sister Bay, WI
Seaquist Orchards Farm Market

Seaquist Orchards Farm Market is a multi-generational family business, offering products made from our cherries and apples, grown here in Door County. The market includes a scratch bakery, fudge kitchen, along with lots of samples, specialty foods and gifts. In season, we have fresh cherries and apples available. Come and enjoy our playground, watch as our jam, salsa and pie filling are made, and get a flavor of Door County!

Website: http://www.seaquistorchards.com

Wehling Farms and Country Store

Westby, WI
Wehling Farms and Country Store

We welcome visitors to come to our beautiful organic farm and enjoy an experience with our animals and get a better understanding of where their food comes from. Our new on-farm store has a variety of Meat, Eggs, Produce, Natural Soaps, photography and crafts. New items weekly! Tours are available. www.wehlingfarms.com

Website: www.wehlingfarms.com

Widmers Cheese Cellars

Theresa, WI
Widmers Cheese Cellars

Observation hall, 50 varieties of cheese, sausage. Widmer's Cellars areknown for their Brick cheese - made the traditional way in the same open vats that cheesemaker Joe's grandfather bought in 1922. Joe is one of Wisconsin's Master Cheesemakers. The factory store and viewing area are open daily Monday through Friday between 6:30 am to 5 pm. Saturdays 7 am to 5 pm. During June through October open Sundays 10 am to 4 pm. Call ahead for guided tours - offered Monday through Friday at 9:30 am.

Website: www.widmerscheese.com

Wisconsin River Meats

Mauston, WI
Wisconsin River Meats

Wisconsin River Meats is a family owned company offering locally raised Wisconsin beef, pork, lamb, poultry, buffalo, elk, and venison at its Mauston Store. We have a large variety of our own sausages, including summer sausage, snack sticks, bratwurst, jerky, bologna, and game processing along with catering. Group Friendly (Motorcoach) destination.

Website: www.wisconsinrivermeats.com