About Lovers Retreat Farm
Lovers Retreat Farm and licensed Grade A Dairy
is located on the historic Middle Peninsula of eastern
Virginia. Started as a homestead in 1984, the farm has evolved to
include a dairy barn facility
scattered across the pastures roam our goats nibbling on grass free of
pesticides and herbicides.
Retreat Farm specializes in raising pure bred and percentage dairy
goats. Our herd is currently comprised of Saneens,
Alpines, Nubians and LaManchas. As members of the American Dairy Goat Association, we strive to produce top
quality animals. Contact us
for kid reservations.
We milk the small herd to make fine farmstead goat cheeses. These
quality artisanal cheeses have
exceptional flavor guaranteed by using only the fresh hormone and
antibiotic free milk from our herd. We believe these high standards
have enabled our cheeses to win several
awards and earn a great
Fine Farmstead Cheeses
Provided by "Us Goats"
We produce several
cheeses such as our classic chevre, fromage blanc, feta,
bloomy rind and also delicious flavored cheeses made with fresh herbs and spices.
Contact us by email,
phone or drop by Norman's Produce, 280 Gloucester Road,
Saluda, VA 23149 to purchase cheese.
We also frequent many Farmers
Markets in the area and our cheese is available through other
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we make goat milk soap using all natural fats and oils to produce long
lasting, moisturizing bars. Our goat milk soap can truly benefit
your skin's health. Contact us
for current fragrances available.
Our farm also produces our own brown
eggs from numerous free-range Black SexLink, Barred Plymouth Rock and Rhode Island Red hens.
We also sell eggs from our flock of Mallard ducks and Chinese/Embden geese.
We wish to contribute to our unique environment.
hatch and raise Mallard ducklings for release into the Dragon Run, a 90,000 acre watershed at the headwaters of the Piankatank River
which is the most pristine body of water in Virginia.