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Emma's cheeses

Family Eva - Webmaster By Eva - Webmaster, the 07 October 2016

The short history …

Sometimes, it is not enough to go far to discover something new. The Swamp from Poitou offers us of very numerous treasures whether it is places of interest, local products … Among them, I would slide " Emma's Cheeses " there. " Emma's Cheeses "? It is a breeding, a goat shed and a cheese dairy, it is an exploitation of 350 purebred goats Saanen. Situated to Saint-Hilaire-la-Palud, this farm exists since several generations, because we find also a breeding of cow limousine and porks there. But " Emma's Cheeses ", them, settled down since 2011.

The visits

If you want to discover this small firm station wagon, it is possible. You can go to it and pay a visit free of the exploitation free of charge (during opening hours). You can also attend the goat milking on Tuesday and Fridays, at 6 pm.

You are rather guided tour? It is also possible for a group from 2 to 15 people maximum (paying and on reservation). To the program, a visit of the farm with explanations on goats, milking, cheeses … And to end, small tasting of these delicious cheeses of the most refined in the most creamy! From the producer to the consumer, whom it of did better there?

The specialities of the farm:

Three-cornered hat
Square of the swamp
The briquette.

It is also possible to buy to it some meat and some milk. For more information, contact the farm:

GAEC la Roche, 38 rue de Pied Blanc, 79210 St-Hilaire-La-Palud
06 83 16 50 33 ou 05 49 35 36 88

You can find " Emma's Cheeses " on markets:

On Tuesday: Frontenay-Rohan-Rohan (79)
On Wednesday: Mauzé-sur-le-Mignon (1st and 3rd of the month, 79)
On Friday: Puilboreau (17, rue de Belgique)
On Saturday: Niort (79)
On Sunday: Saint-Hilaire-La-Palud (79).


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