From the Skagit Valley to downtown Seattle, Washington cheesemakers are demonstrating their commitment to all-natural artisan products, creating cheeses that are not just popular in the state of Washington but that have been recognized worldwide.


Pike Place Market in Seattle, WA

Beecher's signature cheese, Flagship, is a creamy combination of cheddar and gruyere, carefully aged for one year and delivering a distinctive, robust, nutty flavor.

Flagship pairs nicely with a Pouilly Fuisse or a Syrah

Port Townsend, WA

Mt Townsend Creamery's Trailhead falls somewhere between Comte and Cantal. It is a mild cheese with mellow flavor that depends on the quality of the milk and grazing land to provide its flavor. Trailhead is aged three to six months.

Fall City, WA

A raw cow's milk aged monteray style cheese with a creamy, buttery taste and texture. Naturally cream colored with no artificial ingredients or added colorants. Valley Girl Cheese, a real farmstead raw cow's milk cheese! Mild in taste, usually aged for two to four months.

Bow, WA

Gouda, a traditional Dutch cheese, is mild and creamy when young. Our aged Gouda develops a nice sharp flavor, becoming drier and crumbly over time. We have flavored Goudas, including Herb (parsley, chives, garlic), Cumin, Nettle, and Caraway.

Tonasket, WA

Shepherd's Gem  Made with 100% sheep milk, this semi-hard cheese has a dense, rich texture and a characteristically full-bodied flavor. Shepherd's Gem showcases the unique richness of sheep milk cheeses.


Trout Lake, WA

Sleeping Beauty  A cheese with many layers and a unique rind that reflects the changes of the seasons. Smooth and buttery with a supple sharpness.

Portland, OR