Yellow River Dairy: Popular Iowa Goat Cheese Brand

Yellow River Dairy, located in Monona, Iowa, is a small farm near the Yellow River and Yellow River State Forest. That’s where they got their name! We carry multiple flavors of this Iowa goat cheese in our shop including: sharp cheddar, mild cheddar, feta, basil feta, red pepper feta and mozzarella.

What is goat cheese?

Goat cheese, or Chevre in French, is a popular choice for those looking for a bold, tart and tangy flavor.  It is available in multiple textures including: soft, semi-soft, hard and firm. Goat cheese has a distinctive aroma and flavor which increases through the aging process and moisture content. Goat cheese is commonly used on bruschetta, pizza or in dessert recipes! Iowa goat cheese is our favorite. It’s local and like most, delicious!

What’s the difference between cow and goat cheese?

Like cow’s milk, goat’s milk makes delicious cheese! According to, goat’s milk has lower levels of lactose, making goat cheese popular with people who are lactose intolerant.

Recipes and Ideas

Find delicious goat cheese recipes and more on our Pinterest page!

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