Adopt-an-Alp at OLMA

OLMA is by far the largest exhibition of agriculture and nutrition in Switzerland. Traditionally held in the city of St. Gall in October this year’s exhibition from the 12. to the 22. attracted over 365,000 visitors. And just for the 75th anniversary Adopt-an-Alp was part of the program. Also on the schedule that day: Announcement of the winners in the OLMA Alpkäse (alp cheese) contest. On Friday, Oct. 13, Caroline…

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Astoria Bier & Cheese visits Alp Trosen

Rick White, managing partner at Astoria Bier and Cheese in Ditmars and Milk and Hops in Chelsea, was one of the Adopt-an-Alp parents in 2017. He chose Alp Trosen in the Toggenburg, and to make sure he  knew what he will be selling at his stores he visited Alp Trosen and the Knaus family late in the summer. He made a video of the visit which he allows us to…

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Cook like they do on the Alps

Did you know that even in a wealthy and modern country like Switzerland the healhiest people live in the Alps? That’s right, they have a higher life expectancy than the rest of the population. They are also clearly below the average when it comes to heart diseases. The reason? The diet, of course, and fresh air. So you might want to cook the way they do, just get the right…

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Check out the Adopt-an-Alp shopping bags

The production of the Adopt-an-Alp® shopping bags has started. It will be a hand-out to customers once they arrive in the U.S.

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A Calf enters this World

The more the Adopt-an-Alp program grows, the more interesting details we get for our website. And here we have an absolute jewel, the wonder of nature, the video of the birth of a calf from the herd on Alp Ruosalp. Take your time to watch it and contemplate what life is all about. Watch the – female – farmer’s commitment and love while helping to deliver the calf. Look at…

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