Jennifer will be honored at the 42nd Annual Ag-BBQ
We’re so happy to share that the Santa Rosa Chamber of Commerce recently announced Redwood Hill Farm owner and CEO Jennifer Bice will receive the Leadership in Agriculture award at this year’s Agri-Business BBQ on July 29th! The 42nd Annual Agri-Business BBQ honoring the diverse and pivotal role of the agriculture community in shaping the quality of life here in Sonoma County, will take place at Shone Farm, Santa Rosa Junior College’s 365-acre outdoor learning laboratory. Select HERE for more details on the awards event in July.
In 1978, Jennifer Lynn Bice assumed ownership of Redwood Hill Farm & Creamery, Inc., the family farm and Grade A goat dairy the Bice family started in Sonoma County in 1968, and never looked back. Along with her late husband, Steven Schack, Jennifer expanded the business to produce a greater variety of goat milk products, and diversified the dairy goat-breeding program.
Today Redwood Hill Farm is owned and operated by Jennifer, along with five of her siblings that worked to establish Redwood Hill Farm in the 1960′s. In addition, more than 50 dedicated employees now run the day-to-day operations at the Certified Humane® farm and state-of-the-art organic creamery in Sebastopol. Promoting the benefits of goat milk products and developing a genetics program of excellence for the Redwood Hill Farm herd remain her top priorities, and this commitment has positioned Redwood Hill Farm at the forefront of the dairy goat industry.
Enjoy this new “summer grilling” recipe from one of our favorite bloggers, Cookin’ Canuck Dara Michalski. I’m looking forward to trying the chipotle lime yogurt sauce on grilled veges as well!
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Come enjoy a slice of “Goat Local” pizza
Redwood Hill Farm’s Michelle has entered her “Goat Local” pizza topped with our fresh Chevre and Smoked Goat Cheddar at the Farm Guild Pizza Party happening during the Barlow’s Thursday Street Fair. Come by and taste our artisan goat milk cheeses topping this very special pizza.
Also enjoy music and community, vendors and fun at the Barlow’s Street Fair
Where: The Barlow Center – 6771 Laguna Park Way, Sebastopol, CA
When: Thursday, August 28 6-9 pm
We are the newest wave of farmers, ranchers, and sustainable food system advocates. With a passion for feeding our local communities, we unite to share skills, knowledge and a meal after a day in the field. Founded by farmers for farmers, we support all healthy food production by collectively striving toward the economic viability of agriculture as well as the social networks necessary to attract, cultivate and sustain a new generation ready to work the land.
Join us at the Barlow Street Fair tonight!
Come on down to Community Market, talk goats and sample Redwood Hill’s artisan goat cheese, yogurt and kefir! Our own David Bice will be on hand to talk cultured food, pairings and everything goat during tonights Barlow Street Fair.
Community Market is Sonoma County’s worker-run, natural food store. Since 1975 they’ve provided the community with wholesome, organic food products. Over the years they have been a great supporter of family farms like Redwood Hill Farm, and we love to partner with them whenever we can!
Where: Community Market – 6762 Sebastopol Ave #100,
When: Thursday, August 28th 4-7 pm
More Details: www.srcommunitymarket.com
A benefit for the Santa Cruz Cancer
For the 5th year in a row, we will have the pleasure of participating in a charity event for the Santa Cruz Cancer Benefit group—in support of local cancer support and research organizations.
In an open-air setting, our own Dori Schack will be offering samples of our artisan Smoked Goat Cheddar, Traditional Chevre and California Crottin goat cheeses.
Where: Aptos Village Park, Santa Cruz, California
When: Noon-4 pm
Tickets for this wonderful benefit are $65 and can be purchased online via the link at www.sccbg.org/events.html#G3.
Want more details? www.sccbg.org
Catch the cool, tropical breeze with this special frozen yogurt parfait made with Redwood Hill Farm Apricot Mango Goat Yogurt, topped with tropical fruits and nuts.
Nutrition Information Per Serving:
Calories 290, Fat Cal. 110, Total Fat 13g (20% DV), Sat Fat 7g (35% DV), Trans Fat 0g, Cholest. 18mg (6% DV), Sodium 120mg (5% DV), Total Carb. 35g (12% DV), Fiber 3g, Sugars 17g, Protein 6g, Vitamin A 7%, Vitamin C 113%, Calcium 14%, Iron 10%.
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Redwood Hill Farm & Creamery’s Bucheret Goat Cheese and Plain Goat Milk Kefir Win at 2014 American Cheese Society Competition
We are honored to announce that our Bucheret Goat Milk Cheese and our Plain Goat Milk Kefir won second place at this year’s prestigious American Cheese Society’s Judging and Competition in Sacramento. Bucheret placed second in the Goat’s Milk Cheese Aged 31-60 Days category and the Plain Goat Milk Kefir placed second in the “All Milks” Kefir, Drinkable Yogurt, Buttermilk and Other Drinkable Cultured Products category, amid nearly 1,700 entries from 248 companies in the overall competition.
Join Redwood Hill Farm’s Dori Schack
for a delicious afternoon of sampling goat cheese
Did you know that chèvre — fluffy, delicious, and versatile goat cheese — has only a third the calories and fat of a cow milk cream cheese? Drop by and taste three different versions of our mild, fresh artisan cheese, as well as our award-winning Camembert-inspired Camellia, at Shopper’s Corner Market — the eastside’s treasured local and independent specialty store!
Where: Shopper’s Corner, 622 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz, CA
When: Sunday, August 10
Time: Noon — 3 pm
This is a classic lemon cake recipe that owner Jennifer Bice has been making with her award-winning chèvre for years. Arrange your tiny lemon cakes on a pretty serving platter, dust with powdered sugar and garnish with slices of lemon. Based on a recipe from Judith Maguire, pastry chef at Lalime’s Restaurant in Berkeley, CA, this simple recipe is sure to become one of your favorites, too.
Created for Redwood Hill Farm by Sabrina Modelle, The Tomato Tart
(TheTomatoTart.com, @thetomatotart.com, facebook.com/sabrinamodelle.thetomatotart)
I just love this simple yet elegant flavor pairing of Rosemary Honey and creamy, Redwood Hill Farm Plain Goat Yogurt created for us by the Tomato Tart, I think you will too.
The recipe calls for 24 oz. of Redwood Hill Farm Goat Milk Yogurt but as Redwood Hill Fans know, our tubs of yogurt are in the one quart size. Reserve the additional 8 oz. of yogurt for another recipe.
Very easy and satisfying…enjoy!
Created for Redwood Hill Farm by Deb Smith, Smith Bites (smithbites.com)
Here’s a recipe for roasting rhubarb and using as a flavor add-in with Redwood Hill Farm Plain Goat Yogurt. I was excited to get this recipe as I’ve been growing fresh rhubarb in my Sonoma County garden for a couple of years now…and love using it in recipes! We hope you love it too. In addition, you can view Deb’s video for this recipe, SELECT HERE.
Enjoy! ~ Sharon