Old Windmill Dairy

Artisan goat and cow cheese

The Old Windmill Dairy, based in Estancia, New Mexico, we offer retail and wholesale sales, cheesemaking classes, a monthly cheese club, and farm tours

Extraordinary Cheese

Find us at your nearest Whole Foods Market or La Montanita Co-op, as well as your local farmer’s market, wine and beer festivals, arts and crafts festivals and other specialty food shows in Southwest region.

Even people from Vermont have said, “This is amazing cheese, I wonder why we can’t get it at home.” Come check us out at the farm!

Take a video tour!

Farm tour hours are primarily on Saturday. Please click here for details since we are not open every Saturday. Tickets for farm tours and events must be purchased in advance.

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Upcoming Events

Yoga with the Goats

This Saturday May 26th  at 1pm we are hosting yoga with goats. It is the best “thing for the soul.”

Movie Night with the Goats - Featuring "Nuts," the original

Saturday, May 26th at 7pm we are starting our series of Movie Night with the goats.

Yoga with the Goats

Next yoga with the goats is our Pre-Mother’s Day Event. Yoga, Wine, Cheese, and a movie later on that night.

Baby Goat Cuddling, Farm Tour and Cheese Sampling

Join us to feel the warmth and the love of baby goats, cuddle and feed baby goats, sample cheese. The cheese store will be open.

Cheese Making 101

Next cheese making class will be this summer. Stay tuned for date announcement.

Santa Fe Farmers market

Saturdays, Year-round
8am-1pm (early opening 7am, June- Sept)
Market Pavilion, 1607 Paseo de Peralta (Railyard)

The largest and most popular among the four Markets, Saturday Market is where community gathers!

What people are saying

about Old Windmill Dairy

My family and I visited the Farm for their Fall Festival. We had the most wonderful time, Michael and Ed were very welcoming and all the staff was very nice, too! We bought five different flavors of chevre and can’t wait to try them in different recipes!

Mary S.

Amazing! A small dairy in Estancia with a very laid back, family feel. Michael made special arrangements for us to come out and visit because of our schedule. The goats are adorable! We went to adopt 1 goat and ended up with 3…and a ton of yummy cheese.

Bob R.

Loved the movie night and baby goat cuddling event, it was a great experience. Hanging out with the goats was so much fun, everyone there was really nice and we were very pleasantly surprised with the delicious gluten free s’mores that were offered.

Betty W.

A friend of mine, her 3 yr old granddaughter, and myself came out last night for the Movie Night & Goat Cuddling event. We had a wonderful time. Having someone hand you a baby goat for you to snuggle was like Christmas for me. Thank you for having this event.

Joe T.

A few words from

Ed and Michael

Our passion is making the extraordinary cheese from the best ingredients available. Our goats and cows are raised with love and we believe that’s why the cheese tastes so good.

We attributes our success and growth to our customers and partnerships with other farms and local businesses. These partnerships have created jobs, economic stability and increased the number of hand-crafted artisan cheeses made in New Mexico.

Thanks for visiting and we hope to see you on the farm very soon.

Ed and Michael
Owners of Old Windmill Dairy

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