My story about Sunflower Valley goat cheese dairy from the AVOG Farm Beet
Local goat cheese dairy becomes eighth AVOG member farm
By Hal Walter
A quest to find a clean source of fresh local goat milk for her children led Nicole Pope on her journey to establishing one of Southern Colorado’s most notable goat-cheese dairies.
Her state-licensed Sunflower Valley has been supplying goat milk shares and specialty chevre goat cheese since 2010. This year Sunflower Valley is adding fresh eggs and a limited amount of fresh produce to its offerings through Arkansas Valley Organic Growers.
“Being introduced to AVOG and being able to work with the group has really opened up a lot of doors for us and it’s been a very positive experience,” says Nicole. “I’ve learned a lot about the local food community, and made a lot of connections with local growers for the produce I add…
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