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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Taxation of Glarner Alpkäse AOP

As a start to her Switzerland trip Caroline could join an “intimate” circle. On Monday, October 9, she was invited to the taxation of the Glarner Alpkäse AOP 2017 at the Glarona headquarters. A panel of six, including Glarona director Heinz Trachsel and cheese maker Fritz Tschudi from Alp Heuboden, thouroughly tasted, felt and inspected the wheels from all the Alps. Checking the appearance of the cheese. Everyone checks and…

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Swiss Challenge at Fairway Markets

On Saturday, October 7, Caroline and other Swiss providers visited some of the total 15 stores of Fairway Market to attend the opening of the six months long “Swiss Challenge”. Its goal is to introduce different Swiss products in an environment that brings Switzerland closer to the clientele. Caroline, Swiss Ambassador André Schaller, and Steve Gellert with his fancy jacket at the reception for the “Swiss Challenge”. Caroline at the…

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Staff Training at the NoMad Hotel

Since its opening the NoMad Hotel has exclusively offered the Swiss cheeses imported by Quality Cheese and partner World’s Best Cheeses. As part of the “Make it Nice”-Group owned by famous Swiss Chef Daniel Humm and partner Will Guidara the NoMad has been a stance supporter of Adopt-an-Alp® from the beginning. In fact the owners and NoMad Executive Chef Mark Welker have increased their commitment over the years. Hence it…

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The Big Clean-Up

The animals have left Alpe Tompey on Monday, October 2. But that doesn’t mean it’s quiet up here. On the contrary, there’s a lot left to do. First of all the chalet, the stables, everything has to be thoroughly cleaned and then “sealed” for the winter. We already had snow at the end of September. And, of course, there are things to repair here and there. Cheese maker Florian turned…

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