Online Store

We are shipping October 1st through April 30th.
We are not shipping small orders May through September.
However, we are still able to ship bulk orders (minimum of 10 lbs) during the summer months.  Please contact us to place your  bulk order of  10 lbs. or more.

You can also buy some of our cheeses online at Saxelby Cheese and 3rd Wheel Cheese Co.

In the summer months

We still  have 2 online store sales options for local pre-order delivery and pick up:
  • Pickup every Thursday at Press Bay Food Transfer Hub in Ithaca, NY
  • Pre-order Pickup at the Lively Run Farm Store in Interlaken, NY

Pick up at Press Bay Food Transfer Hub

Order by Tuesday at 9am and pick up each Thursday of the same week at the Press Bay Alley Transfer Hub in Ithaca, NY for no additional charge! Simply opt to “Pick up at press bay alley” during check out and we will prepare and deliver your order to be picked up by you during customer pick up hours Thursdays from 4-7PM at Press Bay Alley.

Note: Press Bay Food Transfer Hub will not hold missed pick ups. On Friday each week we will donate unclaimed goods to our local food pantries.

The Press Bay Alley Food Transfer Hub offers:

  • Pre-order goods from other local farms and pick up at the Press Bay Alley Food Transfer Hub!
  • Weekly curbside distribution at 110-1 W Green St. of prepaid goods
  • Distribution staffed by Urban Core’s manager Melissa Madden during Customer Pick Up hours
  • Short term delivery and pick up parking provided in the Press Bay Geneva St lot
  • Transfer hub for donations to local pantries

Learn more about the Press Bay Alley Food Transfer Hub.

Pre-order Online for Farm Pickup

Order on our online store and pick up from the porch of our farm store for no additional charge! Simply opt for “Farm Pickup” during check out and we will prepare your order in a brown paper bag with your name on it within 12 hours to be picked up during open business hours from our refrigerator on our porch.

Out of season (11/1-4/30) Your order will be ready on the next business day. Orders placed on Saturday and Sunday will be available for pickup Monday afternoon.

For further questions regarding the online store, please contact our store manager at

  • Finger Lakes Gold Reserve (10-month)

    Finger Lakes Gold Reserve (10-month)

    Our Finger Lakes Gold Reserve is our award-winning hard goat cheese that is aged for 10+ months with a slightly crumbly texture. It is perfect for snacking right off the wheel or grating over pasta.

    An off-dry Riesling from the Finger Lakes pairs nicely with the nutty and caramel flavors of the cheese. The Finger Lakes Gold Reserve is named after its beautiful yellow-golden rind.

    The Finger Lakes Gold Reserve aged goat cheese won first place in its class of “Goat’s Milk Cheese Aged Over 60 Days” and was a best-of-show finalist, ranking it in the top 15 out of 1,742 products submitted in the 2019 American Cheese Society (ACS) Cheese Contest.

    About the Finger Lakes Gold Reserve:

    • A wheel of Finger Lakes Gold Reserve is usually about 7 lbs.
    • Shelf life: 3 months


  • Cayuga Blue

    Cayuga Blue

    Cayuga Blue is our award-winning goat’s milk blue cheese. Marbled throughout with blue mold as deep in color as the lake that it was named after, Cayuga Blue is a true rarity: an entirely goat’s milk blue cheese.

    Subtle and complex, Cayuga Blue is rich with earthy and mushroom flavors. It is a fine addition to any dish featuring beef or mushrooms.

    The Cayuga Blue was awarded First Place in its class at the 2017 American Cheese Society Cheese Contest in Denver. It was also labeled one of the “The 25 Most Important Cheeses in America, According to Cheese Experts,” by Bon Appetit.

    About the Cayuga Blue:

    • A wheel of Cayuga Blue is usually about 4 lbs.
    • Shelf life: 2 months
  • Finger Lakes Gold (3-Month)

    Finger Lakes Gold (3-Month)

    Finger Lakes Gold is a goat’s milk cheese, aged for at least three months. It  is mellow and nutty in flavor and firm in texture, with a beautiful  natural rind.

    Finger Lakes Gold is delicious with egg-based dishes and melts very well. It is also a wonderfully unique addition to any cheese board, pairing well with cured meats as well as jams or fruit.

    About the Finger Lakes Gold:

    • A wheel of Finger Lakes Gold Reserve is usually about 8 lbs.
    • Shelf life: 3 months

  • Chèvre


    Our Chevre is delicate, with a creamy texture that is balanced by a slight lactic tang and grassy, pastoral notes. It is a very versatile cooking cheese that is equally useful for savory dishes, like cheese dips or salads, and sweet recipes, like cheese cake or panna cotta.

    Herbs Include: Dill, Herbes de Provence, Rose Peppercorn, Za’atar, Garlic and Pepper.

    About the Chevre

    • Shelf life: 2 months
  • Goat's Milk Feta

    Goat’s Milk Feta

    Lively Run Goat Dairy Feta is a firm and very salty Balkan-style cheese. Aged for one month in salt brine, our Feta develops a crumbly texture that is perfect for use in salads, omelettes, pizzas or anything that would benefit from a salty kick.

    About the Feta:

    • Shelf life: 3 months
  • Lake Stone

    Lake Stone

    Lake Stone is an ash-ripened bloomy rind goat cheese. It is aged for several weeks until it develops a lovely creamline. Lake Stone’s flavor is slightly sweet, a result of the excellent goat milk used , balanced by an underlying depth of slight funkiness from the cultures used to make the cheese.

    6 oz wheel

  • Lake Effect Cheddar

    Lake Effect Cheddar

    Typically made the same day as the milking, our Lake Effect Cheddar is made from extremely fresh, local cow’s milk. It is generally aged for six months and exhibits a nice blend of traditional cheddar “sharpness” with a pleasing nuttiness that is rare in American Cheddars.

    About the Lake Effect Cheddar:

    • Shelf life: 3 months
  • Sheldrake Moon

    Sheldrake Moon

    Sheldrake Moon, named for the reflection of the moon on the waters of Cayuga Lake at Sheldrake Point, is a bloomy- rind cheese, similar to Brie in style, made from whole cow milk. As the cheese ages, the paste breaks down into a lovely cream line that gives the cheese a lusciously rich texture.

    Lively Run Sheldrake Moon pairs excellently with dry Riesling and Champagne- style dry Ciders.

    About the Sheldrake Moon:

    • A wheel of Sheldrake Moon is 8 oz.
    • Shelf life: 2 months
    • 1 case of Shire = 6 pieces (8 oz.)
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  • Blue Yonder

    Blue Yonder

    Our Blue Yonder is  a creamy cow’s milk blue cheese with natural rind that is both subtle, complex and approachable. While the rich Holstein milk gives the paste a lovely yellow color, it is marbled throughout with pockets and veins of deep blue.

    About the Blue Yonder:

    • A wheel of Blue Yonder is usually about 4 lbs.
    • Shelf life: 2 months
  • Shire (Beer Cheese)

    Shire (Beer Cheese)

    Shire is the result of a collaboration with Hopshire Brewing in Dryden, NY. It is a cow’s milk cheese aged for 3 months. In the process of making Shire the cheese curds are washed with Hopshire’s delicious Scottish Ale. The dark ale imbues the cheese with  toasty flavors of malt and coffee.

    About the the Shire:

    • A wheel of the Shire is usually about 9 lbs.
    • Shelf life: 3 months
  • Cooking with Cheese in the Finger Lakes Gift Package

    Cooking with Cheese in the Finger Lakes Gift Package

    Give the gift of local cheese and more! This package includes 3 pieces of Lively Run Cheese:Finger Lakes Gold, Plain Chevre, and our Blue Yonder and a Cooking With Cheese in the Finger Lakes Cookbook.

    We will also provide a hand-written note on one of our illustrated goat greeting cards if you specify what to say in the “notes” section during checkout.

  • "Cooking With Cheese in the Finger Lakes" Cookbook

    “Cooking With Cheese in the Finger Lakes” Cookbook

    Cooking with Cheese in the Finger Lakes is a collection of recipes from artisans around the Finger Lakes that use Lively Run Cheese in their cuisine. Each recipe has a beverage pairing from a local winery, cidery, or brewery. This collection is an example of the wonderful and varied bounty that the Finger Lakes has to offer.


    This cookbook includes recipes from Finger Lakes’ favorites such as Moosewood, Suzanne’s Fine Regional Cuisine, Just a Taste, and much more! A perfect gift for your friends and family this holiday season!

    “Cooking with Cheese in the Finger Lakes takes you on a journey through one of America’s most celebrated culinary meccas, offering a taste of the region’s best eateries. In this cookbook, we discover how an ingredient as simple as cheese can encourage a cook to express his or her style and heritage. The result is a varied collection of recipes showcasing our diverse and innovative community, tightly woven together by aged milk. And of course, we also learn that Lively Run’s selection of goat cheeses are far from “simple,” but the product of a family-owned, small batch dairy that will inspire you to stop by and play with the goats!” – Emma Frisch, owner of Firelight Camps


    If you are a store owner and would like more information about wholesale pricing, please contact

  • Lively Run Dairy Goat Milk Soap

    Lively Run Dairy Goat Milk Soap

    Goat milk soap made locally by Akenehi from Lively Run Dairy’s milk


  • Honey Rock Farm Honeys

    Honey Rock Farm Honeys

    Honey Rock Farm is based out of the Finger Lakes and produces a wide variety of different honeys.

  • Honey Yum

    Honey Yum

    Local Cinnamon Creamed Honey from HoneyRock Farms.

    Ingredients: Honey & Cinnamon

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  • Knapp Farm Jams

    Knapp Farm Jams

    A selection of excellent locally made jams, chutney & butters

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  • Marcona Almonds

    Marcona Almonds

    These notoriously buttery almonds are native to and imported from Spain.

    Perfect on a cheese board!

  • Variety Pack of 6 Illustrated Goat Cards

    Variety Pack of 6 Illustrated Goat Cards

    Make somebody smile with these adorable goat cards illustrated by local artist, Lee Shelton! The cards are 4.5″ x 5.5″ (folded), printed on heavyweight textured card stock, and come with envelopes. This pack shows 6 goat breeds. Top left to right: Nubian, Toggenburg, Oberhasli, .

    Bottom, left to right: Saanen, Alpine, LaMancha

    Please contact us at for a special shipping price if you are only ordering cards.

  • Goat's Cheese Truffles

    Goat’s Cheese Truffles

    Our dark chocolate goat’s cheese truffles, made by Hedonist Chocolates in Rochester, are truly a unique and delicious delicacy. An adventurous mix of Goat Cheese Truffles with Pomegranate Thyme, Black Current Pepper, Whiskey Fig, Honey Almond, Strawberry Balsamic. Surprise a loved one, or indulge yourself!


  • Lively Run Dairy Goat Milk Lotion

    Lively Run Dairy Goat Milk Lotion

    Skin lotion made by Akenehi from Lively Run’s goat milk. Delightful Lavender and Orange Blossom scent. Available in 2 oz bottle or 4oz and 8 oz dispenser.


  • Crispy French Cracker - Sea Salt

    Crispy French Cracker – Sea Salt

    Toasty french crackers made by Tresors

  • Crispy French Crackers - Rosemary

    Crispy French Crackers – Rosemary

    Toasty french crackers made by Tresors

  • Gift Cards

    Gift Cards

    Our gift certificates are good for any items or services sold in our online store or our on-farm store, including cheese, T-shirts, tours, baby goat bottle feeding, and other novelties!

  • Monthly Special

    Monthly Special


    This month’s  2 special Chevre flavors. A little exotic treat, sweet Dates with Cardamom or Holiday treat, Cranberry with Fennel Chevre


  • Brooklyn Cured Pork Salami

    Brooklyn Cured Pork Salami

    Brooklyn Cured Salamis are an ideal addition to a cheese board. Made with Belgian Ale and Lemon Zest or Mezcal and Lime, they are inspired by European beer garden culture and American cocktails respectively. Comes in a  stick of 4 oz. to slice to your preferred thickness and arrange on your cheese/ charcuterie board.

  • Fig Balsamic Drizzle

    Fig Balsamic Drizzle

    Fig Balsamic Drizzle

    Reduction of Balsamic and Premium Figs. No artificial anything! Made in NY.

  • 4 oz Goat Milk Lotion Dispenser

    4 oz Goat Milk Lotion Dispenser

    Made by Akenehi fromLively Run’s goat milk. Delightful Lavender and Orange Blossom scent. 4 oz dispenser.

  • 8 oz Goat Milk Lotion Dispenser

    8 oz Goat Milk Lotion Dispenser

  • Bee Serene , moisturizing cream

    Bee Serene , moisturizing cream

    Bees wax based moisturizing skin cream. With essential oils of Frankincense and Myhre.
    Made by Honey Rock Farm. 2oz

  • Monks' Baguette Crisps with Cheddar

    Monks’ Baguette Crisps with Cheddar

    Delicious thin Baguette Crisps with a hint of Cheddar. Made by Trappist monks in Piffard, NY.

    3 oz package

    Perfect with a cheese board!

  • Sheldrake Moon 2lb Wheel

    Sheldrake Moon 2lb Wheel

    Party Size
    Sheldrake Moon, 2 lb wheel

    Cow’s milk brie style cheese

  • Goaty Christmas Cards

    Goaty Christmas Cards

    Christmas Cards for goat lovers and anyone who loves a delightful, goaty, illustration! These were exclusively designed for Lively Run Dairy by local artist Lee Shelton. Set of 4. Printed on heavy textured card stock. Comes with envelope. Inside message “Merry Christmas”.


  • 6 Fun Goat Cards

    6 Fun Goat Cards

    Variety of 6 fun goat cards, designed by local artist Lee Shelton

  • Cheese Tasting Culinary Pack

    Cheese Tasting Culinary Pack

    This is the ultimate Cheese Tasting pack!

    Includes: 1 Sheldrake Moon 8oz, 1 Finger Lakes Gold Reserve 4oz, 1Cayuga Blue 4oz, 1 Plain Chevre 4oz, 1 Shire 4oz, 1 Knapp Farm Jam 8oz, 4oz Dates, 4oz Marcona Almonds, 16oz Honeyrock Farm Honey, Tresors crackers.

    A $65 Value for $60