Did You Say Cheese?
Days are long and they start early at the Grand Mesa Creamery where the twice daily milking routine starts at 6am and gets repeated again at 6pm. Having 21 new kids (plus two more coming) tends to keep the entire Rogers family busy and that’s just part of the goat related activities that takes place on their small farm. Grand Mesa Creamery is operated by David, Lynae, and Bailey Rogers, along with Lynae’s mom, Gerry Werber, on a modest 4+ acres just outside of Cedaredge. The dairy offers artisanal farmstead cheeses made by hand in small batches.
The kids started arriving in mid-April and after spending a couple of weeks with the doe (or nanny), they are separated and switched to the bottle-bar and the milking process begins. Twice a day the doe’s are milked and that milk is transformed by Lynae, into the rich creamy cheese that Grand Mesa Creamery is known for. (read more)
We hope you enjoy a glimpse into some of the special things that we treasure about the Cedaredge, Surface Creek and Grand Mesa areas.