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Cheese Making Classifieds

These cheese making classifieds are offered, free of charge, to help cheese makers buy, sell and trade.

To add a listing, for up to six months, send your copy, 50 words or less to: ads@cheesemaking.com. Please let us know if your listing is ready to be removed early.

Cheese Clubs

I'm interested in starting a cheese making club in the New Orleans and North Shore area of Louisiana

If you want to meet other cheese makers and learn from them, contact Bob Albers - bobalbers at bellsouth.net


San Diego, California

Queso Diego. Meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month at 6:30pm and most meetings focus on a featured discussion topic and are led by members and local experts. Annual membership dues of $20 per year are requested and are used to cover the costs of running the club, along with materials and cheese samples for meetings. Website:  http://quesodiego.org, Facebook:  click here.

Equipment

Microdairy Design 100 Gallon Pasteurizer Cheese Vat

Microdairy Design 100 gallon pasteurizer/cheese vat with chart recorder, $12,500. Lacticheck Milk Analyzer, $1,500, 35 Gallon Milk SS Milk Holder/Sputnik on Wheels with Ice collar, $1,000, Vacuum Sealer, $1,500, Proofer for incubating yogurt and cultured products, $400.   Available as of July 1, 2019; contact al at yellowspringsfarm.com; 484-356-8291. Located in SE PA. (posted 11/04/19)


New Dutch Style Cheese Press

New Dutch style cheese press made from hard maple and stainless steel fasteners. $100. + shipping. It will accommodate a mold 9 inches high by 13 inches wide. To see pictures, e-mail me at: davegarber at windstream.net or see my ad on Syracuse Craigslist “Dutch style cheese press”. (posted 11/04/19)


Home Cheese Making Set-up

Selling home cheesemaking set-up to concentrate on a retail cheese business. All less than 18 months old. Brand new 16-quart stainless pot, 5 molds (3-small and 1-large with followers, 1 basket), 6-draining mats. PH meter, 2-cultures, calcium chloride, annatto, veg. rennet, wax and more. $135/offer plus ship stevenrjerman at gmail.com (posted 11/04/19)


8 Gallon Vat Pasteurizer

8 gallon vat pasteurizer for sale. PMO compliant with chart recorder, all thermometers and temperature probes. Not usable for Grade A product due to leak detect valve. Quality construction by Nunsuch Microdairy. Older unit that has been serving us well in our licensed cheese plant in Vermont. $5000 (802) 274-4105 or CrookedMileCheese at gmail.com (posted 11/04/19)


We Have Everything You Need to Start Your Own Creamery

Including an 80 gal Milk Plan Bulk Milk Tank and chart recorder, Nu-Pulse E-Zee vacuum pump, bucket milkers, transport cans, Nu-Pulse Jetter Wassher, 52 gallon C van’t Riet cheese vat, MicroDairy Design drain table, Kadova molds, and much more. Only used one season and immaculately cared for.

We also have a few Jersey cows for sale from our grass fed closed herd. All are 8 way and Bangs vaccinated and good milkers with no issues. Pictures and more details available upon request.

Located in Idaho. Call Michael at (208) 993-1836 for more information. (posted 11/04/19)


Cheese Equipment For Sale

Vat pasteurizer, brine tank, chart recorders, moisture tester, piston filler, MAP cup sealer, bulk tanks, Jabsco milk pump, cheese harps, cheese forms, stainless tables, epoxy shelving, French cheese racks, HEPA filters, HACCP supplies, etc. For current listing, prices and photos go here: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/yy2ksjafmf6xvhp/AAAfA_uYGgDiqUgDNayqde9Fa?dl=0

cell: 360.880.7782. email: forsale at willapahillsfarm.com Located in WA. (posted 11/04/19)


Complete Dairy/Creamery Set Up For Sale

Includes brand new C. van't Riet 105-gallon vat pasteurizer, brand new mechanical cheese press, pipeline milking system, and more. Email for complete list and prices. tidemillcreamery at gmail.com (posted 11/04/19)


200 Gallon Dutch Gouda Vat

200 gallon dutch gouda vat for sale. Automatic stirring and cutting. Hot water heated. stainless steel contact area. Finished teak exterior. Asking 7000. Located in NYS 607 435 7179   dmacfinn at gmail.com  (posted 11/04/19)


Pasteurizer/Cheese Vat (max 52 Gallon)

2007 Dairy Equipment Technologies Batch Pasteurizer/Cheese Vat (max.52 Gallon) Used, in great condition. Chart Recorder included. $10,000 or best offer. Available as of 8/22/19 in Palo Alto, CA. Contact jennifer at fraicheyogurt.com  (posted 11/04/19)


Cheese Press  

Made of hard maple and stainless fasteners. It will accommodate a mold 13" wide and 11" high. New; never used. It is capable of press weights in excess of 80#'s. Custom built presses are also available. $100. To see photos, see my ad in the Syracuse Craigslist:

https://syracuse.craigslist.org/grd/d/fulton-cheese-press-dutch-style/6968520749.html (posted 11/04/19)


500 Liter Skid Mounted Bulk Tank for Sale

Manufactured in 2000, but in perfect working condition. It plugs into a 110V outlet and away you go. Perfect for the small upstart creamery, or as a back up. $4500 plus shipping. Email jack at stepladdercreamery.com  (posted 07/09/19)


New Dutch Style Cheese Press

New Dutch style cheese press made from hard maple and stainless steel fasteners. $100. + shipping. It will accommodate a mold 9 inches high by 13 inches wide. To see pictures, e-mail me at: davegarber at windstream.net or see my ad on Syracuse Craigslist “Dutch style cheese press” (posted 07/09/19)


Intermediate cheesemaking equipment and supplies

Selling home cheesemaking set-up to concentrate on a retail cheese business. All less than 18 months old. Brand new 16-quart stainless pot, 5 molds (3-small and 1-large with followers, 1 basket), 6-draining mats. PH meter, 2-cultures, calcium chloride, annatto, veg. rennet, wax and more. $135/offer plus ship stevenrjerman at gmail.com (posted 07/09/19)


25 Gallon Cheese Vat

25 gal cheese vat, single wall, water or steam heat. Lid with removable visual port. 31”x 31” exterior footprint. Perfect for a farmer’s market based business. Ships anywhere in the US on a pallet for $530. Vat is $3000 plus shipping if needed. Pictures available. Located in SE Idaho. Larksmeadowfarms at gmail.com (posted 04/26/19)


Never used Wheeler Cheese Press

Made in England. Hardwood base and top bars. Stainless steel cheese molds and drip tray. Wood rectangular and circular follower. Make delicious hard cheeses. $175.00. Shipping extra. Located in Arizona. Contact lorikelsey at msn.com or (520) 861-2659 (posted 04/26/19)


Cheese and Pasteurizing Equipment

Cheese and Pasteurizing Equipment for sale. Equipment is located in Longmont, Colorado. https://sites.google.com/view/nococheesequipment/home for more information. Please email nococheeseequipment at gmail.com (posted 04/26/19)


6 Stainless Steel Milk Cans

6 Stainless Steel Milk Cans for sale for $100 per can. Used to store milk in my micro dairy. I also have one 7 gallon, brand new. 5 gallon are mushroom style lids, bought from Lehman's. Excellent condition. Located in Northern Idaho. Please email for more information: suswim123 at yahoo.com (posted 01/12/19)


Cheese Molds for Sale

We have 38 5-7 lb cheese molds for sale. We bought them from New England Cheesemaking Supply(M2 type), and used them only a few times before switching to a larger size. They are in like- new condition, and we are asking $23 a piece. They are $28 new. Please email: kinleyc at centurylink.net (posted 12/14/18)


360 Gallon Churn

360 gal Churn which operates on a 480 volt cycle. Produces 725 lbs per 1/2 including load/unload time. Located in CA. 229-352-2343 for details. (posted 10/29/18)


Cream Separator

Large capacity; McCormack-Deering; late 1940's; motor-driven; complete (except cleaning rod accessory). Works great! original Owner's Manual included. $600.00 Local pickup only! For questions, pictures, or directions please call 541-382-0173 OR email eguenther at bendbroadband dot com (posted 8/13/18)


100 gallon Damrow Vat Pasteurizer (CA approved)

Hot Water Jacketed. 4.5'w x 3.5'h (approx.). 240v Agitator with 100v Outlet. Front Lid. 1 2/2" Leak Detect Valve. Spray Ball. Long Stem RTD. Ready to use/removed from plant and ready for shipping. Modesto, CA 209-538-4558 walter at nicolaufarms.com (posted 8/1/18)


Moulds for Sale

Barely used cheese hoops. 11 x 2300 gram Manchego moulds with follower and pattern strip, $25 ea; 9 x 1000 gram Manchego moulds with follower and pattern strip. 20 x 7" brie moulds $8 ea. Located in Central California. Jack. 415.606.8559 (posted 7/19/18)


A legal 4 gallon pasteurizer (3-A Approved)

$2,000 (Seattle). PMO compliant 2 pen chart recorder with digital indicating thermometers, airspace heater, agitator, temperature controller. Lightly used for 2.5 years. It works perfectly. Purchased from Micro Dairy Designs for $4,900. Natalie 206-406-4229 (posted 6/30/18)


Cream Separator

Milky brand, made in Austria, fully electric, large capacity cream separator. This is an efficient and very well designed machine. It runs on a standard 110 volt plug. It was $1700 new. It is in great condition. $950. Vermont. Delivery may be available. 802-989-2813  mthfarm at gmail.com (posted 6/23/18)


Mini-compact Stretching Machine

This CMT machine will stretch and mold curd for various pasta filata cheeses. This machine comes with all the necessary attachments. New Jersey. We are asking $17,500. If interested please call or text us at 908-319-3356. (posted 6/22/18)

Equipment Wanted

Bloomy Rind Cheese Molds

Southern Oregon cheese maker looking for bloomy rind forms for startup creamery. Contact me at solomon_arts at yahoo.com or 541-855-3399 (Posted 11/04/18)


Commercial Butter Churn

Seeking new or used commercial butter churn. I am located in Northern New York. Contact Kelsie at kelsie.meehan at gmail.com

(posted 11/04/19)


Soft Cheese Basket Molds

We are seeking to buy a large number of soft cheese basket molds or a similar type cup mold. Also seeking trays or other soft cheese making equipment.

Please contact Robert at: robert at dipmesnacks.com (posted 11/04/19)


Looking for a Legal 3-A Pasteurizer

Looking for small used legal 3-A pasteurizer in good working condition (ideally 4 or 7 gallons, but would consider slightly larger). Mavis modernart at gmail.com  (posted 11/04/19)


Looking for Vat/Pasteurizer

15 gal. vat/pasteurizer for cheese making gently used and easy to operate with original info a plus Jonesboro. Maine Maine pick up a possibility.

Kim Roos, Garden Side Dairy @ Hatch Knoll Farm
29 Hatch Knoll Rd, Jonesboro, ME 04648 Contact: 207-434-2674 (posted 11/04/19)


Looking for 5 Gallon Butter Churn

ISO butter churn able to handle 5 gallons cream. We are located in Texas. Please contact officemom04 at yahoo.com  (posted 07/09/19)


Small Scale, PMO Compliant Cream/Milk Separator

In search of small scale, PMO compliant cream/milk separator for small volume production. Will be processing minimum of 6 gallons and maximum of 50 gallons of goat milk at a time. Located in Tunbridge, Vermont. Email lauren at villavillekullafarm.com (posted 04/26/19)


Used Cheese Vat Tank Needed / OR Similar Type of Tank

Interested in purchasing a Rectangular Cheese Vat Tank. (Tank Only) Dimensions must be approximately 4’ Wide X 14’ Long or Longer, Up to 28’ to 30’ Long. The tank must be at least 30” Deep. Only interested in a Used Tank.

Please Call George: Phone 717-387-0023 (posted 02/27/19)


150 gal - 250 gal Cheese Vat

Looking for a 150 to 250 gallon cheese vat. Does not have to be a pasteurizer vat. Please email Brandon Mowrer at: bsmowrer at gmail.com or text/call (330) 464-0310 (Posted 11/27/18)


Cheese Press

Looking for a Cheese Press to Press 2 Wheels Diameter 13.38inches and Height 7.36inches. Contact Adrian adrianbuff90 at gmail.com or call or
text 417 543 6809 (Posted 10/29/18)


Antibiotic Tester and Pneumatic Press

Looking for a Charm E-Z unit for antibiotic residue testing. Also searching for reasonably priced 2-4 head pneumatic cheese press. Located in SC. Contact 864.421.3524 or christian at blueridgecreamery.net (Posted 8/30/18)


60 Gallon Steam kettle

Our 30 gallon kettle has been a wonderful cheese vat but we are looking to upgrade. Please call us at 802-477-2941 (Posted 8/16/18)

Livestock

Yearling Heifer Milking Shorthorn for Sale

Milking shorthorns make ideal family cows, for the wonderful quality and taste of their milk (high butterfat and solids), their hardiness, and the fine meat they also provide. Sparkle, a yearling heifer has been raised to be a family cow. She's very friendly, quiet, is used to being handled, respects a single strand electric fence, and loves to browse brush. She could lead better and will if you work with her. I have had a family cow for 40 years and Sparkle has an exceptionally sweet personality. She is in central Vermont.

$1100, or best offer. Pictures available; contact me at Abundance.farm.Vt. at gmail.com or 802-785-4329 (posted 7/09/19)


Seven Dairy Ewes and Two Rams, Mix of Lacaune and East Friesian

For sale, seven rare dairy ewes, a mix of Lacaune and East Friesian. Also, two rams, one East Friesian and one Lacaune. A great starter flock. Please make a fair offer. Contact Kelli Conlin at Fluffy Bottom Farms, 734-548-0234, or kelliconlin at gmail.com (posted 4/26/19)


East Friesian Lambs and East Friesian and Tunis Crosses

Apfel Farms & Creamery has several East Friesian lambs for sale that will be weaned 4/15/19. We also have East Friesian and Tunis crosses available. All ewes are in our milking line with excellent resistances to parasites. 540-645-7095 lake Anna VA (posted 4/26/19)


We are Selling 6 of Our Yearling Ewes This Spring

They will be 1 year old in April and will be ready to breed later this summer or fall. These girls are from excellent East Friesian stock and we have bred in a small about of Tunis for improved parasite resistance and wool quality while not sacrificing milk production - so they are 90% East Friesian, 10% Tunis. All were sheared in early February and had their yearly hoof trim so they're ready for summer! We have breeding records, FAMACHA and worming records for them. We are selling as we have capped our flock size.

This is a great starter flock for someone interested in small scale dairying or they will be a great asset to a meat flock in that they will raise the milk production in your flock while not sacrificing growth. We graze all summer long and these ewes are hardy on pasture (with proper rotation). $250 each if buying 1 or 2 ewes. $1300 total if buying the whole flock. Contact Andrea Van Gunst, 828.545.9202, avangunst at gmail.com (posted 2/27/19)


Dairy Lambs

Taking orders for dairy lambs, ready starting Feb 1. Ram lambs $20; ewe lambs $40. 2 days old, will have had colostrum from their dams. We've been milking sheep for 10 years, breeding for hardiness, milkiness, parasite resistance, and temperament. Contact maria at catehillorchard.com (posted 1/31/19)


30-cow certified organic, 100% grass-fed Jersey dairy herd

Ready to retire. 30-cow certified organic, 100% grass-fed Jersey dairy herd and replacements for sale, New England. All are DNA tested to be A2A2. Reply to cowsa2a2rock at gmail.com (posted 12/14/18)


For Sale: Jersey cow and 5-month-old heifer calf

Cow has sweet demeanor, is halter trained, and has been hand milked. Both raised organically (not certified) and 100% grass-fed. $1,400 for the pair. I also have hand milking equipment for sale at discounted price.

Please contact Kelsie Meehan: 518-810-6431 or kelsie.meehan at gmail.com (posted 8/16/18)


ADGA Alpine dairy goats in Montana

High production long lived goats raised at 6,000 feet. These are tough, hard working does and bucks. Excellent conformation and bloodlines. We breed for long term milk production. Herd is negative for CL, CAE, TB and brucellosis.

website: https://sites.google.com/site/gardendairygoats/Wendy 406 599-0048 or email gardnersmt at yahoo.com (posted 8/1/18)


Small herd of Jersey cows

For details and pictures, go to wovenmeadows.com/for-sale/ Located in Saranac, NY. 518.293.5174 bigcheese at wovenmeadows.com (posted 7/31/18)

Jobs and Employment

Cheesemaking Assistant

We are growing! Nettle Meadow Farm & Cheese Co. is looking for a cheesemaking assistant. We need help wrapping, packing, shifting, turning, pouring, flipping and boxing all the cheese and cleaning equipment. Learn everything about cheesemaking at Nettle Meadow (Bloomy rinds, washed rinds, fresh cheeses). You will have the opportunity to work with a great group of people.

Ability to work independently in a fast paced environment and a strong back able to lift 50 pounds repeatedly at times are required. Please email Cheese at NettleMeadow.com for more information or stop by the farm to fill out an application at 484 S. Johnsburg Road, Thurman New York. (posted 11/04/19)


Full-Time Cheesemaker by The Sea

Sweet & Salty Farm in Little Compton, RI is looking for someone to join our team to help us produce our high-quality artisan cheeses and yogurt at our grazing cow dairy farm. Experience a plus but not required. This position requires attention to detail and following established procedures, with a great learning opportunity. Please see our website: www.sweetandsaltyfarm.com/jobs for more information and how to apply. (posted 11/04/19)

Cheese Making Intern

Asgaard Farm & Dairy is looking for an energetic, cheese loving person to assist in making our award winning goat milk cheeses for the 2019 season. We are a goat dairy, creamery and diversified livestock farm in the heart of the Adirondack Mountains. Please see our website: Asgaardfarm.com for more information and to apply. (posted 1/31/19)


Full-Time Associate Cheesemaker

We are hiring a full-time associate cheesemaker at Silvery Moon Creamery in Westbrook, Maine. Attention to detail, ability to adhere to production, food safety, and sanitation protocols are required. Experience in food production/processing is required. To apply, please email info at silvermooncheese.com (posted 12/14/18)


Cheese Maker or Apprentice Needed

Cheese maker or apprentice needed to assist us in making European farmhouse style cheeses. Growing farm-based creamery in Ryegate Vermont. Salary based on experience. Room and board available. See our website: www.karimfarm.com or call us at 802-477-2941 for more information. (posted 10/03/18)

Miscellaneous

Cheesemaking Books

Reinventing the Wheel (Percival), Mastering the Art of Cheesemaking (Caldwell), The Farmstead Creamery Advisor (Cladwell), American farmstead Cheese (Kindstedt), The Atlas of American Cheese (Roberts), and Dairy Practices Council notes. $75 for all including economy shipping within continental USA.

Contact David: d at blackmesaranch.com or 928-536-7759 (posted 11/04/18)


Looking to rent a cheese room for making cheese 2 days a week

Duration is the next 6 months while our new facility is being built. We are located in Canterbury CT near RI and Mass border. Will travel up to one hour. Contact: missjulie at meadowstonefarm.com (posted 4/4/18)

Real Estate

80 Acre Farm and Creamery with Small Orchard and 2 Story Farm House.   

Skyview Farm & Creamery sits on 80 beautiful acres of pasture, shade trees & small orchard. The 2 Story Farm House has a wrap around porch that views the creamery w/modern milking facility, cheese processing areas, cheese cave & store. This Farm has been in business for many years and welcomes new owners to make this their own. (email admin@clinchrealty.com)

(posted 11/04/19)


Wonderful, Unique and Magical Farm/Homestead in Vermont

Spring Brook Farm is a unique and magical homestead nestled on 37 acres. The property includes a 3-story huge barn built in 2005, stalls, established woodworking shop with heated office. Set up for goats and horses ...heated milk room. The barn could be used as a commercial kitchen, brewery, or a yoga studio.check out the link. Too much to mention

https://www.fourseasonssir.com/residential/ren/4752779/2230-quimby-mountain-road-sharon-vt-05065

(posted 7/9/19)


Turnkey cheese company for sale in Quesnel, British Columbia

Unique in the area, small artisan cheese making company for sale, fully licensed with a rapidly growing customer base, guaranteed supply of quality milk. Includes milk truck, building and equipment (pumps, brand new 500l pasteurizer+boiler, cheese vat, knives, curd mill, press, coolers, and lots more). labellevallee.ca, facebook @labellevalleefromagerie or 250-316-9595 (posted 02/27/19)

Business Opportunity

Retiring farmers in New England with organic grass-fed herd of A2A2 Jerseys and creamery with established customers seeks next generation to purchase C/E and lease farm and creamery. Reply to cowsa2a2rock at gmail.com (posted 10/30/18)


Diversified, Organic, 100 Grass Fed Dairy, Creamery, Farm Store, Raw Milk Sales, and the House. 

Includes the cows, 230 acres & equipment. Located in Hardwick, MA. For more info: https://newenglandfarmlandfinder.org/property/diversified-100-grass-fed-organic-dairy-farm-cheese-operation-sale-house-hardwick-ma (posted 10/30/18)


Organic certified cheese company and farm to sale in Puebla, Mexico.

Includes 74 acres, 10 goat milking system, creamery, 280 goats, brand is recognized by central Mexico´s organic public. Contact: areli.fentanes at gmail.com (posted 10/03/18)


Services

Experienced cheese maker and teacher who has taught over 1000 students in the Seattle area currently opening a commercial creamery in southern Oregon's Rogue Valley

I offer public and private classes in soft cheese, bloomy rind, and hard cheese making. For more information-www.roguevalleycheesemaking.com. (posted 7/14/18)


Many people love coming to my homestead in Jacksonville, Florida to learn how to make cheese

I have taught hundreds of people the art of cheese making here. In this self-paced online course, you will learn how to make four different kinds of dairy products: Greek Yogurt, Chevre, Gouda, Cabra Al Vino. Call me or text me at (956) 410-0433. (posted 3/19/18)


Red Gable Cheese Workshops

One & two day cheese making classes for beginning and intermediate cheese makers or the curious foodie. Our small class size provides detailed hands on instruction for soft, pressed and bloomy rind cheeses using both cow and goat’s milk. Prescheduled and private classes available. www.redgablefarm.com (posted 2/2/18)