That Dutchman's Cheese Farm, Upper Economy

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Nestled on the shores of the Bay of Fundy, That Dutchman's Cheese Farm is home to Canada's finest artisan cheeses. Originally opened in 1980, the business is owned and operated by Willem and Maja van den Hoek. Managed by daughter and son-in-law Charles and Margaretha van den Hoek Field.

The farm is a local, family favorite, we offer a rustic, easy going atmosphere to learn about and samples our award winning cheeses. Browse our Dutch gifts & treats or search for treasures in our attic antiques shop.
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  • Happened upon a little cheese factory with some animals. Ended up having an incredible time- mouthwatering flavour of cheeses- able to watch them make it through window; quaint little section of...  more »
  • Great structures, wonderful animals, quaint shops ... and then there's the cheese. This is no Monty Python skit: this place is full of cheese in all stages of production and development. We were...  more »
  • This place was fantastic. Loved the trails to see the different animals. The creatures seemed happy and well looked after and were definitely friendly. I bought a small wheel of Gouda cheese, which was absolutely delicious. I will definitely be back next year!
  • A nice selection of Delft Blauw items, confections, and cheeses. The sample tray of cheeses allows you to taste before you buy. Coupled with a nice atmosphere filled with antique items, it made for a very pleasant visit.

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