Episode 12: Emily Montgomery gives an honest look at the rewards and challenges of starting a cheese-making business

Cow-Side Conversations

Oct 19 2021 • 45 mins

With October being American Cheese Month, Emily Montgomery of Calkins Creamery on Highland Farms in Wayne County, PA shared how she got her start with cheese-making. With her team making about 1,500 pounds of cheese a week, Emily discussed how she manages quality and consistency, drives profitability for her family’s dairy farm, connects with customers, and navigates the growing demand for their products. In our 12th episode of Cow-Side Conversations, listen as Emily shares both the rewards and challenges of managing a small-scale creamery.