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Where to Find All the Cheese

A1a15551fb25bd3b69d2916dae6cfb52Remember your last random weekend road trip?

This is similar, but with cheese.

Time to blaze The Western North Carolina Cheese Trail, a 92-mile stretch of all things curdled and delicious. You’re going on it this weekend. And then you’re capping it all off at an inaugural cheese festival in Asheville.

Here’s a good route...

OakMoon Farm & Creamery: They’ve got goat cheese made with wine-soaked raw milk. Also, goat husbandry classes. Maybe just eat cheese.

English Farmstead Cheese: This 215-year-old farm produces a bunch of hard cheeses and curds. Curd’s a fun word.

Round Mountain Creamery: They’ve got one of the largest goat herds in the area. It’s like a delicious petting zoo.

Blue Ridge Mountain Creamery: There’s a natural aging cave on property that you can tour and eat blue cheese in, and the owner is a renowned glassblower. Sure.

Looking Glass Creamery: Here await your brie-styles, cheddar curds and wines by the bottle. Those last two just get each other.

Carolina Mountain Cheese Fest: By now, it’s Sunday. Your journey concludes at Highland Brewing where you’ll pair cheese with beer, ride a bicycle-powered butter churn and learn how to prepare a proper charcuterie plate.

The trail is your home now.

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