Ruggles Hill Creamery
Nationally awarded farmstead goat cheese   Hardwick MA
Hay fields


Ruggles Hill Creamery
American Oberhasli and Saanen Dairy Goats
670 Ridge Road
PO Box 477
Hardwick MA 01037

(preferred means of contact)
978.287.5005 (cell)
413.477.9993 (residence)


2012 Haying

Right: Tricia Smith manages day-to-day both for the goat herd and cheesemaking.


Left: Michael Holland is Tricia's special projects manager. "Special" is broadly encompassing and ranges from midwifery to general contracting for construction.


It's All about Cheese, Feb 13: The Boston Cheese Party

Edible Boston, Fall 10: Living Cheeses for a Delicious Autumn

Town of Carlisle, 2010 Conservationist of the Year, Jul 10: Write-up in Carlisle Mosquito

Public Radio Kitchen, Jun 10: A Taste of Local Cheese

Effilee, Magazin für Essen und Leben, #6 September/Oktober 2009: Greta's Fair Haven

Boston Globe, Aug 09: On the Trail of the Massachusetts Wines and Cheeses

Boston Stuff Magazine, Aug 09: Deconstructing Dinner

Culture Magazine , Feb 09: Boston Bounty

Boston Magazine , Oct 08: A Hoppy Medium

Rialto Restaurant, Sep 08: Guerilla Grilling at Carlisle Farmstead Cheese - Cooking with Jody Adams

Channel 5, Chronicle, 18 Sep 08: Farm Fresh

Carlisle Mosquito, Aug 08: Heirlooms that sustain us and our environment

Boston Globe, Jun 08: Amazing Graze

Boston Globe, Apr 08: Tastes Like Spring

Boston Globe, Nov 07: Nourished by a life in cheese: Craft draws careerists out of offices

Carlisle Mosquito, Aug 07: Back to our roots: Homemade in Carlisle

MIT News Office, Jan 07: Anthropologist's Talk on Cheese Gives Taste of "Terroir"

David Rosengarten's Food and Wine Blog, Aug 07: Who's the Big Cheese?

Dairy Goat Journal, Nov 06: Milking Through

Carlisle Mosquito, Sep 06: Milk regs impact local dairy

Boston Globe, Jul 06: A New Diet Keeps You Close to Home

Edible Boston, Summer 06: The Smallest Dairy in Massachusetts

Dairy Goat Journal, Jan 06: Commercial Dairy Diary

Carlisle Mosquito, Sep 02: Dairy entrepreneur joins ConsCom

last revised February 2013