The Cheesemaker

The artisans that ply their craft on the Farmstead seek to preserve the wellspring of farm goods when they are at their peak abundance and freshness for a time when they are not available. The artisans allow lasting relationships with the local farming community to be cultivated. From salumi to seasonal cheeses, jams to dry mixes, you can take home a taste of the Farmstead’s artisanal goods from the gift shop.

Head Cheesemaker

Chris Osborne

It wasn’t until Chris Osborne was old enough to work his first job in a restaurant kitchen that he experienced natural and organic foods for the first time. He quickly became passionate about quality and taste, gaining a new appreciation for farmers and small producers. His path eventually led him to Blackberry Farm in 2015, where he assumed responsibility for cheese production on the farm. His work quickly earned recognition and awards. Chris’ passion for quality, farm-fresh products has only grown over the years, and today, his favorite part of the job is discovering the nuanced flavor differences of our cheese from batch to batch—the result of a process led by the seasons.

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