Edelweiss Creamery is the only factory in the U.S. to produce Old World, 180-pound wheels of Emmenthaler (Swiss) cheese.
More than 50 varieties of cheese are produced in Green County.
The “Got Limburger?” line of apparel was introduced in 2008.
Today, there are 13 cheesemakers in Green County.
Yodeling was used by herders to call their stock or to communicate between Alpine communities.
Brown Swiss cows decked out with flowers and bells lead The Swiss Colony Cheese Day Parade through downtown Monroe.
The Cheese Days website was launched in 2004.
Dairy Farm Tours returned by popular demand in 2010.
In 1990, 35 wrestlers from Switzerland participated in a wrestling tournament
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Cheese Days is a THREE-day event every TWO years for ONE amazing celebration.
A dozen finalists competed in the 2012 Cheese Sandwich Contest for Kids.
Since 1970, Cheese Days has been held on the third weekend of September in even-numbered years.
Chad Diedrick is the managing producer for the nation’s longest-running tourism TV show, Discover Wisconsin. In his 12+ years of discovering Wisconsin, Chad has seen virtually every corner of the state. Between filming breaks, you’re likely to catch Chad trying his hand at a round of disc golf at a local course. (His goal is to hit every disc golf course in Wisconsin!) Watch Discover Wisconsin Saturdays at 10 a.m. on FSN Wisconsin’s outdoor block.