The Spring Flush: Seasonal Cheese
The spring months allow for an abundance of dairy in New York, which is good news for cheese connoisseurs! Learn how cheese (and other specialties) vary through the seasons below.
Spring milk is typically characterized by floral notes due to the fresh nature of the herd's diet. The winter diet of silage, hay and cereal grains create a richer-flavored milk. This diet, combined with the concentrated milk output in colder months, lends a milk best used in more hearty cheese.