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And the winners are...
Adopt an Alp, but which one? In 2017 we have 21, check them out and get to know the people, animals & cheeses.
Alp Urnerboden (UR), New
Martin&Michaela Stadelmann, new
Alpkäse 2016
Alp Trosen (SG), New
Jakob Knaus jr., Jakob sr.&Rösli Knaus
Organic Alpkäse 2016 and 2017
Alp Site (BE), New
Simon&Nadja Santschi
Berner Alpkäse AOP 2016
Check out our articles from 2015
The roof on fire!

It was quite a shock! While making cheese on a beautiful day in July I heard a strange noise from the roof. Upon checking I saw the roof on fire! It had “cut” already a 3 foot hole, the flames were rising and the embers falling on the hay deck. With a fire exstinguisher and…

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Greeted by 12,000 people

On Saturday, September 24, another transhumance came to an end: It was again a very emotional day. It’s hard to believe that 12,000 people waited in Schüpfheim for “the Alpabzug”. Our Alp Äbnistetten was one of seven alp operations that moved to the village. In total over 250 animals made the strenous hike down to…

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Moving rocks

After long weeks of hard work the crew of Alpe Obern Galm gets a bit more leisure time when summer’s end nears. Although there is always some unforeseen task coming up, for instance like moving rocks that fell on the dirt road. Usually after a period of heavy rain when water undermines the steep slopes….

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