The Ashe County Cheese viewing room is open year round at no charge. Our cheese making schedule changes from week to week, so be sure to check our cheese making schedule or call ahead and we'll do our best to tell you when we are making.
Ashe County Cheese is Carolina's oldest cheese plant, producing quality cheese since 1930. We are located in the picturesque Blue Ridge Mountains.Click here to view a virtual tour of Downtown West Jefferson »
You can visit us year round
from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Saturday.
Watch the fascinating process of cheese making from our viewing area (check cheese making schedule) and visit our cheese and gift shop. We sell over 20 varieties of original Ashe County Cheese as well as our own county butter, homemade fudge and everyone's favorite, fresh cheese curd. We also offer other fine cheeses, locally made wines and a variety of gifts, souvenirs and old fashioned snacks and candies.