The North Gower Cheese Factory is located on the
Bollinger Farm, 2515 Pollock Road, telephone
You can reach Pollock Road from either 4th Line Road (which is Main Street in the village of North Gower), or McCordick Road (which runs south from Eagleson, through the heart of Rideau Township).
Summer, spring and autumn hours 9:00 a.m. to
6:00 p.m. daily. Closed Mondays. Open holiday Mondays.
Winter hours: open Friday, Saturday and Sunday only, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
A visit to the store and factory at the Bollinger farm.
Another view - coolers for storing cheese
The spotless interior. You can't go inside, but when you visit, you can see an album of pictures outlining the entire process, and you can look thorough the display window.
Pasteurizing the milk.
Cheese vat - pasteurized milk is kept at the exact temperature needed for the culture
Cutting the cheese
Feeding the slabs through the curd mill.
Pressing cheese into forms
Brown Swiss milk cows oversee the entire operation