Just inside the city-owned Essex Street Market you will find the tiniest cheese shop filled with the largest assortment of American farmstead cheeses. Saxelby Cheesemongers has a selection from farms all over the US, but the majority come from cheesemakers in the northeast—New York, Vermont, Connecticut. Many of the products showcased are from farms that proprietor Anne Saxelby has visited or worked on, so she's a font of information about how and where each cheese was produced. Stop by to pick up some butter from Evan's Farmhouse Creamery, goat cheese from Beltane Farm, and stinky cheeses from Cato Corner Farm and Meadow Creek Dairy.
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Essex Street Market (Delancy St. and Essex St.)