Change From Within: The Efforts of Eco-Conscious Cheesemakers

April 20, 2022 RICH MANNING, VinePair

Discussions of cheese’s impact on the environment tend to skip big-picture discussions concerning the industry and go straight to individual choice. This is particularly the case online, as the internet teems with articles and blog posts urging people to chop cheese from their lives for the good of the planet. While these urgencies have noble intentions, the solutions they produce are ones that only work on a small, individual scale. 

Cowgirl Creamery to Close San Francisco Shop, Cafe

The Cowgirl Creamery Cheese Shop and Sidekick Cafe, original tenants of the San Francisco Ferry Building, are closing. The Sidekick Cafe will close on March 27 and the cheese shop will close on April 10.

Cowgirl Creamery Founders Retire

January 22, 2021 Specialty Foods News

Cowgirl Creamery co-founders Sue Conley (left) and Peggy Smith are retiring. “Creating and building Cowgirl Creamery, has been the greatest adventure in our lives,” the two wrote in a letter to friends and industry colleagues.

Cowgirl Creamery Releases First New Cheese Since 2011

Beloved Bay Area cheesemaker Cowgirl Creamery has a new cheese on the market — the first cheese added to its roster since 2011. The new cheese, named Hop Along, joins a lineup that includes familiar Cowgirl brands like Mount Tam, Wagon Wheel and Red Hawk.