Portland, meet Ancient Heritage Dairy. Now go play

November 16, 2014

It took a year of discussion, design, re-design, re-design, and construction but we are finally here in Portland. Making the last batch of Adelle in Madras was emotional, and the first batch of Hannah in Portland was nerve racking. It has been a month now, and we are well into a routine that has almost doubled our production.

We are humbled by this city. The outpour of support, press and love we have already received warms our curdy hearts. Thank you everyone! Let’s eat!




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