Idyll Farms


2020 Public Tours

Unfortunately due to COVID-19 we decided to cancel our tours for this summer and we are not open to the public. We hope we can host tours again next year! Please continue to check our website and social media for updates!

Idyll Farms Holiday Boxes for Sale!

Please see options below. Please email your order to and we will be able to provide you with a shipping estimate.

Idyll Farms Deluxe Box – $80
Logo Cooler
G.O.A.T. cutting board
G.O.A.T. cheese knife
G.O.A.T. cheese spreader
Idyll Farms baseball hat
Mont Idyll
Idyll Pastures Fennel Pollen
Idyll Pastures Honey Lavender
Idyll Pastures Spreadable Garlic and Herb

Idyll Farms Aged and Fresh Goat Cheese Assortment – $40
Mont Idyll
Idyll Pastures- All flavors (Plain, Garlic and Herb, Fennel Pollen and Honey Lavender)

Idyll Farms Fresh Goat Cheese Assortment – $30
Idyll Pastures- All flavors ((Plain, Garlic and Herb, Fennel Pollen and Honey Lavender)
Idyll Pastures Spreadable- All flavors (Plain, Garlic and Herb and Honey Lavender)

Idyll Farms wins 4 “Cheese Oscars” American Cheese Society Awards!

We are proud to announce we won 4 awards at the 2018 American Cheese Society Competition held in Pittsburgh a few weeks ago! This brings our ACS award count to 15 in addition to our 5 World Championship Cheese Contest Awards- our Michigan produced cheese is definitely a contender in the International Cheese Scene! Here are the details-

2nd place- Idyll Gris 1 lb
(BG) open category soft-ripened cheeses made from goat’s milk

2nd place- Ricotta
(AG) Cottage cheese, cream cheese, fromage blanc, fromage frais, mascarpone, quark, and ricotta made from goat’s milk

3rd place- Idyll Gris 3 lb
(NS) Fresh Goat’s milk cheese aged 0-30 days (hand-shaped, formed or molded into pyramid, disc, drum, crottin, basket or other shape

3rd place- Idyll Pastures Garlic and Herbs
(KN) Fresh goat cheese with flavor added- 100% goat’s milk (Note: this category had the most entries out of the entire competition)


Whew! We’ve been busy!

We just completed our kidding season of “G” names (we assign a different letter of the alphabet each year). Starting with “A” names, this would bring us to our 7th official kidding season! We had a total of 320 kids born at Idyll Farms this year! We selected 10 bucklings, 60 doelings to keep and prepared a group of 30 wethers to donate to a grazing conservation project associated with the Leelanau Conservancy. (more on this to come!) The rest of the kids were sold to a farm raising goats for 4-H children.

In March, we won two 2018 World Championship Cheese Contest awards. Our Idyll Pastures Fennel Pollen won a “Best in Class” in the “Flavored Soft Goat Cheeses” category, and our Idyll Pastures plain won a 3rd place in the “Soft Goat Milk Cheeses” category. This brings our award count up to 5 World Championship Cheese Contest awards and 11 American Cheese Society awards just going into our 6th season making cheese!

Hope you can join us this summer at one of our tours! In the meantime, follow us on Instagram, @idyllfarmschevre, our Idyll Farms Facebook page or Twitter.

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