Cheddar, Shelburne Farms

Cheddar is the only cheese made at Shelburne Farms on Lake Champlain in Vermont. It’s made from raw, unhomogenized milk from the farm’s herd of Brown Swiss cows, which graze on grass and clover. It is available in one-pound, wax-coated blocks, and also in unwaxed, 10-pound blocks. 

Farm / Company: Shelburne Farms

Cheesemaker: Jaime Yturriondobeitia

Proprietor: Shelburne Farms


City, State: Lake Champlain, Vermont

Region: Northeast

Country: USA

Milk Type: Cow

Milk Treatment: Raw

Rennet: Traditional

Rind: Waxed

Texture: Firm

Aging: 6 months-2 years

Size(s): One-pound block; 10-pound block