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We are a family owned and operated Grade A dairy farm on Whidbey Island, committed to sustainable agriculture practices and the production of fine sheep milk cheeses.

Recent News From The Farm

Whidbey Island Farmstead Cheese featured in Tasting Room magazine

Rustic wheels of Island Brebis, a richly satisfying sheep’s milk cheese produced by Glendale Shepherd Farms on South Whidbey Island (photo by Marco Ricca)

GLENDALE SHEPHERD farm owners Lynn and Stan Swanson, along with their son Erik, wouldn’t dream of making cheese with milk from anybody’s sheep other than their own.  They honor the farmstead tradition of raising and milking their own animals and creating artisanal small-batch cheeses on their 80-acre Whidbey Island farm that overlooks Saratoga Passage.