Each batch of Northern Lights Blue Cheese is hand crafted in small 100-wheel batches. We begin with fresh unpasteurized milk from a locally farmed herd of Brown Swiss cows. The cows are allowed to roam on pasture year round producing a nutrient rich milk that is perfect for our cheese. The penicillium roqueforti that we use, which produces the beautiful blue marbling in our blue cheese is derived from a gluten free source allowing our blue cheese to be 100% gluten free. We then age our cheese a minimum of 4 months. This is much longer than regular blues and contributes to its rich creamy texture and peppery taste.