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Taste of the South
July/August 2018
“Stepping onto Flo Hawley and Portia McKnight’s Chapel Hill Creamery, a 47-acre dairy farm
on the outskirts of Chapel Hill, there is an overwhelming sense of calm”… read more



July/August 2018
“If you ever wondered what a happy cow looks like, there’s a whole bunch of them at Chapel Hill Creamery”… read more



Edible Piedmont
Spring 2015
“The Rocky, Inspiring Story of Five Female Farmers Who Changed the Way We Eat”… read more




Our State Magazine
January 2015
“We began by making a little cheese on the kitchen stove”… read more



Chapel Hill Magazine
November 2014
Like most children of the 1950’s, Portia grew up in a household where… read more




News & Observer
October 2014
North Carolina cheesemakers have duked it out for “Best in Show”… read more


Edible Piedmont
Winter 2013/14
The journey to Chapel Hill Creamery for partners Portia McKnight and Flo Hawley
has been one of inspiration and passion… read more



Garden & Gun
Jun/Jul 2013
From the heat to the bugs, Southern cheese makers face a daunting set of challenges…  read more



The Local Palate
Jul/Aug 2012
The Magical Science of Cheese-making. A visit with Flo Hawley & Portia McKnight…  read more