Marin French Cheese
Petaluma, CA 94952
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Marin French Cheese is located just 20 minutes from Novato and is the longest continuously operating artisan cheese company in the United States. Known to locals as “The Cheese Factory,” Marin French Cheese produces many award-winning cheeses from traditional Bries and Camemberts to Petite Cremes and Blues. They use the freshest milk from neighboring farms in Marin and Sonoma counties to make some of the finest soft-ripened cheeses around.
The country store at Marin French Cheese has all the supplies you need to enjoy a picnic by the pond or throughout their lush grounds. Tours to learn about their small batch cheese making process are offered daily (rain or shine). Just 15 minutes from downtown Novato, it’s a great stop-off point if you’re visiting Point Reyes Station or heading out for a beach day.