Helen Cowan

Helen Cowan
Head Cheesemaker
802-985-0342
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Helen oversees the milk-to-cheese operation as the Head Cheesemaker. Helen graduated from Cornell University with a degree in Biological Sciences and concentration in Animal Physiology. She worked her way to cheesemaking from animal husbandry, starting with calves, pigs, and milking holsteins. Prior to coming to the Farm, she worked at a small goat dairy in Cornwall, VT where she learned to make and age natural rind cheeses alongside herd and pasture management. Helen loves the intricate and interconnected systems that come together to make each batch of cheese unique. When she’s not making cheese, Helen loves foraging in the mountains and making block prints.