Ohio Cheese Factories, Cheese Trails and Cheese Events.

If you love cheese, then you have come to the right spot. Below we have listed a few of our favorite cheese factories and places to get Ohio made cheese products, as well as upcoming “cheesy” events.  For added fun we have also designed a few cheese trails.

GREAT PLACES TO STOCK UP ON OHIO CHEESE

BLACK RADISH CREAMERY
59 Spruce St., Columbus, OH 43215
614.517.9520 | blackradishcreamery.com

BROAD RUN CORNER CHEESEHOUSE
6011 Old Rt. 39 NW, Dover, OH 44622
330.343.4108 | broadruncheese.com

CANAL JUNCTION CHEESE
18637 County Rd. 168
Defiance, OH 43512
canaljunctioncheese.com

CHEESE SHOPPE 
7845 Lincoln Way E, Apple Creek, OH 44606
330.264.6214 | Facebook page.

 

GRANDPA’S CHEESE BARN 
668 US-HWY 250 East, Ashland, OH 44805
419.281.3202
or
3916 South Cleveland-Massillon Road, Norton, OH  44203
330.825.1500
grandpascheesebarn.com

GUGGISBERG CHEESE FACTORY
5060 State Route 557, Millersburg, Ohio 44654
330.893-2500 | 800.262.2505
babyswiss.com
“Home of the original Baby Swiss.”

HEINI’S CHEESE CHALET
6005 County Road 77, Millersburg, Ohio 44654
330.893.2131 | heinis.com

“Established in 1935, Bunker Hill Cheese, or Heini’s, is a third-generation, family owned company. John (Hans) Dauwaulder trained as a master cheese-maker in Switzerland and came to the States in the 1920’s to display his Artisan talents in a growing cheese market.”

LAMP POST CHEESE
107 E. Mulberry St., Lebanon, OH 4503
513.884.1439 | lampostchese.com 

MARCHANT MANOR
2211 Lee Road,  Cleveland Heights, OH
216.860.1862 | marchantmanor.com

MIDDLEFIELD ORIGINAL CHEESE CO-OP
16942 Kinsman Rd, Middlefield, OH 44062
440.632.5567
For additional information click here.

“We process the following cheeses at our Middlefield plant:  Monterey Jack, Mild Cheddar, Colby, Marble, Colby Longhorn, Co-Jack Longhorn, Pepper Jack Longhorn, Pepper Jack, Marble Pepper Jack, Farmer’s and Brick.”

 

ROTHENBühLER CHEESE CHALET
15815 Nauvoo Rd, Middlefield, OH 44062
440.632.5228 rothenbuhlercheesemakers.com

 

SHISLER’S CHEESE HOUSE 
Location: U.S. Rte. 30 and Kidron Rd., Orrville, OH 44667
330.682.2105 | cheesehouse.com
Open 7 days a week.

FYI – The J.M. Smucker Company Store and Café are just around the corner. 
333 Wadsworth Rd. Orrville, OH 44667
330-684-1500 |jmsmucker.com

TURKEYFOOT CREEK CREAMERY
11313 County Rd. D, Wauseon, OH 43567
419.335.0224 | turkeyfootcreamery.com

“A family owned goat farm in Ohio creating artisan cheese and ice cream.”

WALNUT CREEK CHEESE
2641 SR 39, Walnut Creek, OH
330.852.2888 | walnutcreekcheese.com
55,000 square-foot food market featuring meats, cheeses, bakery, gift shop, and more.

YOUNGS JERSEY DAIRY
6880 Springfield-Xenia Rd., Yellow Springs, OH 45387
937.325.0629 | youngsdairy.com

 


 

For those who really love cheese we have created a few MyOhioFun cheese trails.

 

CHEESE TRAIL #1

The Geauga County Cheese Trail.
(Please note that many of the stops are closed on Sunday.)

Stop #1
D.S. Cakes & Sweets Cafe

11110 Kinsman Road, Newbury, OH 44065
dscakessweetcafe.com
Everyone needs to add a little sweetness to their day. Grab a cup a coffee and a delicious treat. Make sure you check out the quiche made with cheese.

Stop # 2
Fowler’s Milling Company
12500 Fowlers Mill Road, Chardon
440.286.2024 | fowlermill.com
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday | Closed Saturdays through the Winter | Open 7 days a week for the Holidays

Although they don’t sell cheese, Fowler’s is great stop to grab baking mixes, pancake mixes, and specialty items.

Built in 1834 by Hiram and Milo Fowler. Rick and Billie Erickson bought the property in 1985 and have used an old-world milling process in which grains are ground between two stones.

The selection of products range from pancake mixes, to ground flours, local jams, honey, and more.

Stop #3
Hastings Dairy | Rowdy Cow Creamery

A family owned working dairy farm and creamery
13181 Claridon Troy Rd., Burton, OH 44021
hastingsdairy.com/RowdyCowCreamery

The farm produces three varieties of cheese.
“We bottle milk on-farm at Rowdy Cow Creamery. This milk is sold at the farm daily during daylight hours.”

Stop #4
Rothenbuhler Cheese Chalet
15815 Nauvoo Rd., Middlefield
Manufacturer of Award winning Swiss cheese. The retail store offers deli items, various cheeses, and gourmet items.

Stop #5
Nauvoo Family Market
15979 Nauvoo Rd, Middlefield
440.632.5584
General market with items such as: bulk foods, fresh bakery items, deli, local cheese, Coleman supplies, hardware, and more.   Make sure you grab a fry pie or one of their cream stick donuts. The locals say they are the best.

LUNCHTIME

Stop #6
Mary Yoder’s Amish Kitchen

14743 North State Street, Middlefield, OH 44062
440.632.1939 | maryyodersamishkitchen.com
Monday thru Saturday 7am-8pm

All your traditional Amish favorites are available at Mary Yoder’s, including fresh baked pies.

Stop #7

Middlefield Original Cheese Co-op
16942 Kinsman Rd., Middlefield.
“We process the following cheeses at our Middlefield plant:  Monterey Jack, Mild Cheddar, Colby, Marble, Colby Longhorn, Co-Jack Longhorn, Pepper Jack Longhorn, Pepper Jack, Marble Pepper Jack, Farmer’s and Brick.”

Stop #8
For those who can’t pass -up a chocolate shop, stop #8 is just for you!

Whitehouse Chocolates
14607 Kinsman, Middlefield
440.834.3133 | whitehousechocolates.com

The candy shop is family owned and operated. 

Stop #9

End of the Commons General Store
8719 Ohio 534, Mesopotamia (Trumbull County)
440.693.4295
A unique family-owned store offering a wonderful selection of food, bulk and hard to find items.

DINNER

Stop #10

Fat Daddy of Burton
14608 W Park St., Burton, OH 44021
fatdaddyofburton.com
They use Rothenbuhler Cheese in their SMOKED GOUDA MAC N CHZ.

 

MyOhioFun Road Trip Notes:

  • Before heading out double check times to make sure they are open.  Amish owned businesses are not open on Sunday.
  • Take a cooler and a camera.
  • Watch out for Amish buggies!
  • Before heading out reach out to Destination Geauga for any additional area brochures or tourism advice. You can also request a FREE visitor guide be sent to you before your planned excursion.

For those who love wine and cheese, we have created a few trails for you.

OHIO WINE AND CHEESE TRAILS

WINE AND CHEESE TRAIL #1

On this trail you have the option to visit 4 wineries, 2 Ohio cheese shops, 2 Ohio orchards, and a maker of famous jams and jellies.  Please note that many of our Ohio wineries are only open on select days during the week. Don’t forget to pack a cooler!

CLICK HERE for trail information.

WINE AND CHEESE TRAIL #2

On this trail there are 3 Ohio wineries, 4 Ohio cheese makers, a chocolate stop, and one of the area’s favorite bakeries.

CLICK HERE for trail information.

(Disclaimer: The above trails are drive at own risk. DiscoverOhioWines.com wants to remind everyone that driving under the influence is against the law in Ohio. Also, please verify hours of operation as these may change. )

 

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2021 OHIO CHEESE EVENTS

CLEVELAND MAC ‘N” WEEK
Date: March 29-April 4, 2021
Location: Downtown Cleveland
clevelandmacncheeseweek.com

Cleveland Mac ‘n’ Cheese Week is seven days of paying homage to the comfort food classic. Each participating restaurant will feature their own take on mac n’ cheese. Let your Mac ‘n’ Cheese Week Passport take you on a Cleveland exploration; map out your week, try new restaurants, challenge your taste buds, and share your experiences on social with other Cleveland mac ‘n’ cheese lovers.

MAC & CHEESE STROLL Willoughby 2021
Date: April 17, 2021
Time: 1PM-5PM
Location: Downtown Willoughby District
Erie Street Willoughby, Ohio, 44094
website

YOUNG’S HOMESTEAD CHEESE 12th ANNIVERSARY WEEK
Dates: June 1-6, 2021
Location: Youngs Jersey Dairy
6880 Springfield-Xenia Rd., Yellow Springs, OH 45387
937.325.0629 | youngsdairy.com
“Taste, enjoy & learn about Young’s Farmstead Cheese”

FIRST ENERGY MAC N CHEESE THROWDOWN
Date: June 5, 2021
Time: 11AM-7PM
Location: Cuyahoga County Fair
19201 East Bagley Road, Middleburg Heights, OH  44130
Event page

CHEESE AND WINE FEST
Date: November 13, 2021
Time: 5pm-9pm
Location: Lago Custom Events
1091 W. 10th Street, Cleveland, Ohio 44113
website

THE OHIO SWISS FESIVAL
Dates:  September 30-October 2, 2021
Location: Sugarcreek, OH
ohioswissfestival.com

 


Article and photos: Diane Rock
Rocky Hill | MyOhioFun.com

Editor’s note:  Any use of the above article or images without prior permission, will be in violation of copyright laws. 

 

 


 

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