Midcoast Cheese Trail

GREAT NEWS- Appleton Cheese Trail is expanding to become MIDCOAST CHEESE TRAIL in spring of 2017!

Midcoast Cheese TrailThe Cheese Trail was launched in June 2016 by Appleton Creamery and ME Water Buffalo Co of Appleton, and included additional agriculture related businesses. It was a great success.  Both Appleton Creamery and ME Water Buffalo Co. farm stands will be open again this year. More information about this expanded version, the new farms and wineries on the Midcoast Cheese Trail, will be available by mid-April 2017.

In the meantime…

2017 KID HUGGING DAY IS  on Sunday April 23, 2017 11am to 4pm

Kid Hugging, yes!

Can’t keep that Jillian away from the kids!

The ever popular rite of the spring season is back! Several local goat dairies are teaming up to hold a spring Kid Hugging Day on April 23. Stop by one of our partner farms, hug some kids, sample some cheese, and welcome the beginning of our cheese making season. Visit Appleton Creamery in Appleton, Copper Tail Farm in Waldoboro, and Fuzzy Udder Creamery in Whitefield.
Find this Event on Midcoast Cheese Trail’s Facebook Page

Backstory – 2016 Announcement of Appleton Cheese Trail

Appleton Creamery and ME Water Buffalo Co. launch their open farms on Saturday June 18th 2016. The two creameries will be offering their cheeses for sale and farm visits every Saturday June 18 through the month of October (fall weather permitting).  You can pick up the Appleton Cheese Trail rack card from their booths at many Midcoast Maine farmers’ markets and local info kiosks.  On it you will find a map showing each farm along with other agricultural attractions in the Appleton area and details about open hours and such. Download Appleton-Cheese-Trail Map pdf. Find Appleton Cheese Trail on Facebook- appletoncheesetrail


780 Gurneytown Road
Appleton Maine
Saturdays 11am to 5pm
other times by appointment
207 785-4431 please leave message

Farm Stand open for cheese and farm
products. Guided cheese tastings $5 per person, accompanied children free. Relax and watch the goats from our
observation deck.


232 Old County Road
Appleton Maine
Saturdays 10am to 2pm
Hay Rides at 1pm
207 785-6493

Farm stand open for water buffalo cheeses, yogurt, gelato, meat and other farm
products. Visit with the water buffalo.


Deer Foot Farm – 1221 Union Road, Appleton
Savage Oakes Wineyard –  174 Barret Hill Road,  (off Rt 17) Union
Sweetgrass Farm – 347 Carroll Road, Union
Glendarragh Lavender – Rt 131, Appleton Village & Camden

Union Fair
August 20 to 27, 2016
Entrance on Common Road, Just off Route 17 in Union Maine

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