Farmers Cheese

Farmers Cheese

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Item Number: #1494
Weight: 0.50lbs

Farmers cheese originated on farms as a way to use milk left over after skimming the cream for butter. Two main styles evolved a fresh cheese similar to cottage cheese and a semi-soft version cured for a shorter time. Wisconsin cheesemakers produce the semi-soft version. Made with skim milk, Decaturs Wisconsin Farmers cheese is considered a lower fat and lower sodium cheese. Farmers has a creamy, smooth texture, similar to Havarti. Farmers melts beautifully, making it a wonderful addition to any grilled cheese or burger. Receive 8 ounces of Wisconsin Farmers cheese per package. Decatur Dairy was established in 1942 in Monroe, Wisconsin, and has won several US and World Cheese Contest awards with their delicious cheeses.

Cheese Profile


  • young
  • medium
  • aged
  • old


  • soft
  • medium
  • hard
  • brittle


  • mild
  • medium
  • strong
  • pungent

Pairing Recommendations

  • Chardonnay
  • Pinot Grigio
  • Champage
  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Merlot
  • Syrah
  • Zinfandel
  • Pale Ales
  • Pilsner
  • Lagers

Other Cheese Pairings
Crusty bread, savory crackers, nuts, roasted veggies, pasta

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