• Top 5 Cheeses for Spring Salads and Produce Pairings 

    Spring is finally here, and we are rejoicing in all the produce that abounds. Ruffly local spring mix, crispy sweet romaine, bitter greens, sweet snappy peas, strawberries, freshly cut herbs… the list goes on! Here are some of our favorite cheeses for salads, and for pairing with seasonal produce throughout the festive month of May:…

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  • Cheese as Self Care?

    With April being Stress Awareness Month, we are taking advantage of every opportunity we can to ground ourselves, engaging the senses throughout the day. Tasting artisanal cheese, each with its own unique cascade of richly layered flavors, is a delightful way to tune in and connect to the present moment. Additionally, thoughtful pairings amplify our…

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  • Top 5 Cheeses for Melting

    The perfect melt: that transcendent moment when cheese becomes hot oozey, bubbly, stringy… Whether it’s for a gratin, French onion soup, tartiflette, grilled cheese, or simply scraping off the rind in the style of traditional Raclette, here are our top five cheeses for melting, our favorite pairings and recipe ideas: Birchrun Hills’ Fat Cat, pictured…

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  • Favorite Cheeses of 2021

    Survey says… Harvest Market loves cheese! Here are our top 10 cheeses of 2021 along with some pairing suggestions: Goat Rodeo’s cow/goat Bamboozle with Pure Indian Foods Tamarind Date Chutney Goat Rodeo’s cow/goat Wild Rosemary with Brami Rosemary Garlic Lupini Beans Cypress Grove’s fluffy, gooey Humboldt Fog with baked in-house sweet potato curry dinner rolls,…

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  • Harvest Market Cheeseboard Tips

  • Cheese FAQs

    Thanks to our Cheesemonger, Abby, for putting together this list of frequently asked questions about cheese! Q: I’m lactose intolerant… doesn’t that mean I can’t eat cheese? A: Do not dismay! Believe it or not, cheeses that have been aged beyond 6 months are virtually lactose free. The longer the cheese is aged, the less…

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  • Third Wheel Cheese Company Presents…

    We are happy to announce the arrival of five new cheeses through our new local cheese distributor, Third Wheel Cheese Company, a family business owned and founded by Ann Karlen. You may know Ann from her work as the founder of the Fair Food Farmstand in Philadelphia. Now she has started a regional cheese distribution…

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  • Homemade Winter Salad Recipes

    The bitterness of leafy winter greens like endive and radicchio marries perfectly with the complexity and richness of cheese.  Add a little acid provided by citrus and/or a splash of vinegar, and you have a vibrant and satisfying complement to any meal. Some of our favorite combinations include shaved Idiazabal (smoked aged raw milk Spanish…

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  • How to Build a Cheese Board

  • Birchrun Hills Farm: Chester Springs, Pennsylvania

    Birchrun Hills Farm is a family owned dairy farm in the highlands of Birchrunville, Chester Springs in Chester County, Pennsylvania. The Millers offer handcrafted raw milk cheese and we are privileged to offer their Birchrun Blue, a semi-soft cheese that is mild, sweet, peppery and creamy with delicate blue flavors. Learn more about its many…

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