Mossfield Organic Farm
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Clareen, Birr, Offaly, Republic of Ireland
Mossfield Organic Farm is set amongst the limestone pastures of County Offaly. A gouda cheese, milk, buttermilk and yogurt are made on the farm using the freshest possible milk with the least amount of processing possible.
Mossfield Organic Farm is located 10km from Birr in County Offaly at the foot of the Sleive Bloom Mountains. The majority of the farm consists of limestone pasture which produces lush grass interwoven with wild herbs and clover, this provides ideal grazing for the herd of eighty cows.
Group tours are welcome to visit the farm and see the cheese being made and learn how the milk, yogurt and buttermilk are produced. Do ring in advance.
Ralph Haslam has being farming at Mossfield since 1970 and converted to organic farming in 1999. In 2005 Ralph began producing an organic gouda type cheese which has since gone on to win many awards. He has now expanded into other dairy products such as milk, yogurt and buttermilk.