Adopt a cow from the flock of "Bauer Freigeist" in Gardelegen (Germany) and receive your refined Demeter organic cheese "Spring breeze" at home. Linda will take care of your adoption and take its picture. You will also be able to download the adoption certificate, and if you wish, plan your visit to the farm. As the production coming from one cow is big, the adoption is shared among various people. If you wish to have a bigger share, you may adopt more than once. You do not enter into any long-term commitment: once you have received your refined Demeter organic cheese "Spring breeze" and enjoyed the experience, you may decide to renew and extend the adoption.
You adopt a cow from our farm in Gardelegen (Germany). The livestock farming and the produce have both been certified as organic by the European Union since 2016, and as Demeter since 2021. A dairy cow (Holstein, Jersey, Fleckvieh and crosses of these three breeds) can be adopted. Our herd counts about 300 dairy cows of different breeds: Holstein, Jersey, Fleckvieh and crossbreeds run on our pastures, and 8 cows are already part of this CrowdFarming project. The organic orientation of arable farming and dairy farming is a central part of our philosophy and our milk has been certified with the EU Organic seal since 2017. We want to build a bridge between ecology and economy. We actively face the challenges of a future-oriented, sustainable agriculture with an ecological character. We are dairy farmers with all our heart and, since 2019, organic cheesemakers by conviction. All our products are traditionally manufactured and reflect the art of cheesemaking. Each cheese is unique and passes through our hands several times. All our products are made from our own organic milk. Only selected organic herbs are used. Our small farm dairy "Bauer Freigeist" is part of the family business. About our offspring: The male calves go through the same 'rearing process' as the females. All calves go through my mother's hands. The care and rearing of calves needs special intuition. It simply needs a maternal instinct. Like a toddler, she has to recognise if something is wrong with her fosterlings by their movements or breathing. The bulls (male calves) are then sold to a fattener who raises them further. We are still looking for a nearby organic calf breeder with whom we can work more closely. Your adoption is 5 years old and its productive life is 7 years. For as long as you want to keep your adoption, and we can continue taking care of it, you can renew year after year. If your adoption stops being able to produce for any reason, we will replace it with an other, and we guarantee your delivery from the produce of others for that season. Your adoption produces an average of 8500l of Demeter organic cow's milk each season. With this amount we can produce around 850kg of refined Demeter organic cheese "Spring breeze". 700 CrowdFarmers will share the adoption, and each one will receive a box containing 1.2kg of refined Demeter organic cheese "Spring breeze".
Each season we will send you a box with: 1,2 kg__ refined Demeter organic cheese "Spring breeze"__ from Bauer Freigeist * 1 x __Demeter organic Brie refined with wild garlic __(approx. 350g, packed in soft cheese paper) * 1 x __Demeter organic Brie refined with a nut mixture__ (approx. 350g, packed in soft cheese paper) * 1 x__ Demeter organic Feti al Italiano__ (approx. 250g, vacuum packed) * 1 x __Demeter organic Kitchen Cheese Indian Spring __(approx. 250g, vacuum packed) You will receive different cheeses in different variations in your Demeter organic demeter refined cheese package. The artisan cheeses are made in our farm cheese dairy from pasteurised cow's milk and matured and/or refined on site. We always adapt the variations seasonally with great attention to detail. We add organic nuts, herbs and spices to our __Demeter organic Brie__ for you. It is wonderfully tender and creamy and tastes delicious on its own, on bread or with a glass of wine. Our __Demeter organic Feta-style Feti al Italiano__ is refined in a Mediterranean way with intensive organic herbs; you can enjoy this somewhat stronger shepherd's cheese in a salad, with oven vegetables or in a pan/on the grill. The __Demeter organic kitchen cheese__ has already delighted many gourmets and, as the name suggests, is intended for cooking. Refined with Indian spices, it brings a touch of the Orient into your kitchen! It is an unripened, firm cheese, firm to the bite and slightly elastic. There are many different ways to prepare it. We will gladly include our favourite recipes in your package. You will find the best-before date on your cheese. In most cases, however, it will keep much longer if stored in the fridge - trust your sense of sight, smell and taste. Before eating, we recommend bringing it to room temperature so that the cheese can fully develop its aromas. The ingredient list as well as allergen information can be downloaded from "Additional Analysis".
When will you receive it?
Our cows give milk all year round. We produce and ship the spring cheeses from February to May.