Giveaway: September Farm Sampler

As of Nov 14, 2017, this giveaway is closed.

Confession: I do love a good cheese, a good family, and a good story. All three come together in the business I’m promoting today: September Farm Cheese.

If you live near Lancaster County, you already know about September Farm. Their beautiful store is the place to stop for amazing fresh cheese, sandwiches, ice cream, and more. But did you know you can buy September Farm products from their webstore and have them shipped to your doorstep?

The Rotelle family has been involved in food production for four generations. In 2007, Dave and Roberta established September Farm Cheese, using milk from their own excellent dairy to produce the finest quality cheese.

Since then, September Farm has become ever more widely known for their delicious creations:

Handcrafted Monterey Jack

  • in many delightful flavors
  • including the award-winning Chives & Dill

Handcrafted Cheddar

Authentic Dutch Gouda

And much more, including Swiss, Havarti, Parmesan, and Mozzarella. Their own dairy still produces all the milk used in manufacturing the cheese. They age and ripen their cheese in their temperature and humidity regulated cheese cave.

I’ve been privileged to be a frequent taster of September Farm products – one of the Rotelle children lives in my community, and we always try to schedule our church potlucks for right after she’s visited home and returned bearing gifts. Okay, that was a joke. But still, I’ve loved every one of the cheeses I’ve tried: they’re creamy, nuanced, and perfectly textured.

I’ve also visited September Farm’s lovely store in Honey Brook, PA, sampling good things and making purchases. I love visiting on location, but it’s not always possible – so I’m really excited about their growing online presence!

They’ve recently expanded their online offerings, adding many products that were previously available in-store only, including fresh cheese curds, meats, relishes and dips, and beautiful gift baskets with customizable options, perfect for tasteful (or did I mean tasty?) holiday presents. Purchases can be made from their webstore at any time.

Today, September Farm and I are offering you a chance to win one of their Small Samplers free of charge! A Small Sampler includes

  • Three 8-ounce bars of handcrafted cheese (your choice of eleven flavors!)
  • One 8-ounce Lebanon Bologna
  • A September Farm cheese wire

Here are the flavors one fortunate winner will get to pick from.

Mild Cheddar
Medium Cheddar
Sharp Cheddar
Robertson’s Extra Sharp Cheddar
Smoked Cheddar
Jumpin’ Jack Jalapeño
Honey Jack
Pepperoni Augusto Jack
Chives & Dill Jack
Garlic & Basil Jack
Joy’s Tomato Basil Jack

If you’d like to be entered in a drawing to win a Small Sampler, I’m asking you to share this post on social media, or forward by email to a few friends. Then leave a comment below. Keep in mind that September Farms staff will read your comments, so if you have favorite flavors, or new cheeses you’d like to see them develop, be sure to let them know – and don’t forget to say thank you! {wink}

Cheese, anyone?


Don’t be shy if you are new to Confessions. This is the perfect chance to say hi and leave your first comment. I’d love to meet you!

I was given a Small Sampler by September Farm Cheese in exchange for hosting this giveaway, and it was scrumptious. All facts have been checked to the best of my ability with knowledgeable sources, but all opinions expressed are entirely my own.

Giveaway will remain open for one week, closing at midnight on November 14, 2017. Open only to persons with a US mailing address. Winner will be chosen by random.org.

This giveaway is closed.

101 thoughts on “Giveaway: September Farm Sampler

  1. Oh yum!! I love their cheese!!! We’re traveling to Lancaster this weekend and September farm is on my list of places I want to go.

  2. Oh wow ee!! 🙂
    Cheese is my favorite snack!!!
    I grew up in a dairy, and would love to taste some of this to see if it is as fabulous as Shari says. 🙂

  3. Mmm…I love cheese. I’ve never been to the Rotelle’s store, although I have met some of the family.
    Since I am a photographer, I am noticing the lovely photos. Good job, Hope! ( that is, if you still are the one who does that part of it).

  4. I visited September Farms for the first time earlier this year with a dear friend from Indiana whose son is marrying into the Rotelle family. I was blown away by the place and delighted with all the samples. I was even more delighted with the eye-popping, mouth-watering gift basket my friend Lorrie left me on her departure. Everything from Chives and Dill Jack Cheese to some amazing little cream cheese tarts…we fell in love with it all. I would love to win a sampler from September Farms and am thrilled to know about their online ordering option. A gift basket from them would make a perfect holiday gift!

  5. My husband and I are quite fond of good cheeses, but I’ve never tried September Farms. (We don’t visit Lancaster often enough?!) The photos of cheese make me all desirous of the holidays and good food, but mostly the richness of friends and family. I confess, I only comment on blogs when there is a giveaway involved. Or something. 😉

  6. I emailed this to my five sisters. I like Farmer’s Cheese and usually purchase that flavor at our local Glenn’s Bulk Foods. But I generally like any flavor. Thanks for the chance to try. LRM

  7. A guy from our area is marrying one of their daughters. I’ve heard it’s amazing, and I’ve had one piece of cheese before. A sampler box would be so fun!

  8. I love cheeses, and these sound exquisite!
    It would be awfully hard to choose between gifting someone and keeping it for ourselves.

  9. This is such a great giveaway for the holiday season! I want some for myself and some to give as gifts, count me in! I’ve posted this on my Facebook page. 🙂

  10. The thought of all those flavors to choose from makes my mouth water. We love cheese, but I had never heard of September farms. I’d love to win this.

  11. I have heard of September Farms but have yet to go there. It is on my bucket list, hopefully soon. Would love to win the sampler.

  12. September Farm and their cheese are as lovely as you say, Shari. 🙂 My mouth is watering. I like the farm’s poetic name.

  13. I shared on my Facebook page. Wow, that looks and sounds amazing! My mouth is watering. Definitely keeping this in mind for Christmas presents.

  14. I have never heard of September Farm but I love good cheese and from what I’ve heard pretty much everything coming from Lancaster, PA is top notch. 😜 I would be happy to win this

  15. I love September farms cheese! & the store is beautiful! I just wish it was even closer to me. I’ve enjoyed every kind I tasted, and I really enjoy their cheese curds.

  16. Would love to win a cheese sampler! There are plenty of little specialty cheese shops here in WI but we wouldn’t mind tasting what PA had to offer.

  17. Hi! We’ve never been to September Farm but sure enjoyed sampling the cheese at Kyle and Joy’s wedding. It would be exciting to win this!

  18. I would love to win this for my sweet parents! They are *huge* cheese fans, and our road trip to Lancaster County was one of their favorite little trips ever. The cheese flavors offered here look amazing! 🙂

  19. Looks delicious! Grilled cheese sandwiches and tomato soup are my favorite quick menu….and this sounds like a way to make it classy.

  20. We are a cheese loving family too; and can vouch for the deliciousness of September Farms product!
    Dear friends from Lancaster Co. gifted us with several flavors and we enjoyed them all! We would like to visit their store someday.

  21. Wow didn’t know they had a webpage…I’m gonna check that out! Their cheese is so yummy and a sampler would really be enjoyed around here! 🙂

  22. Guess what, I grew up in Lancaster County but I don’t recall ever having cheese from September Farm. I didn’t even recognize the name. It sounds like a problem that needs to be rectified SOON, because I do love good cheese!

  23. Never heard of September Farms, but good cheese always makes me happy, and good free cheese would quite possibly make me ecstatic! 😋

  24. I thought I’d commented on here yesterday, but do not see my entry so I’ll try again. 🙂 Never heard of September Farms, but having grown up in nearby Berks County, I believe a trip there could happen next time I visit PA. Found out, after I shared this post via email to my sis, that my Pa family is aware of this beautiful place and can’t believe they never took us there. We’re another cheese-lovin’ family from MS that would thoroughly enjoy winning the sampler!

  25. I have never been to September Farms either. A friend and I were hoping to but never made it there. Yum we do love cheese tho!

  26. This looks so delicious. I live a long way from Lancaster County, and have never heard of September Farms, but it’s the kind of place I want to hear of. I would love to win this, and the best part would be presenting it to my husband, the foodie in our home.

    Sharing on Facebook.

  27. I live far from Lancaster County,and never heard of September Farms! But we love cheese here! I would love to have a sampler! 🙂 I hope to be able to taste the delicious cheeses soon!.
    Thank you for allowing me to enter your contest!

    Chris B

  28. I have never been to September farms either. A friend and I were hoping to but never made it there.Yum we do love cheese tho!

  29. I work at our local deli so I should be sick and tired of cheese. But nope. Always ready to try some more! Shared with my friend.

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  31. A visit and lunch at Sept farms brings back a pleasant memory of time spent with a couple of my daughters. Marlita was with us that day. When someone you love becomes a memory the memory becomes a treasure.
    And yes, the samples were great, and atmosphere pleasant,.

  32. I’ve never heard of September Farms before but we love good cheese! I’d love to win this! What a fun package that’d be to receive in the mail!

  33. I have visited this place! It is absolutely lovely and the cheese is very tasty. Definitely wouldn’t say no to trying some more kinds! Thank you!

  34. I have enjoyed the variety of the cheese flavors that September Farms has to offer. Each type is full of flavor. My favorite cheese product from them is the fried cheese curds.

  35. Ohhh (happy squeal – trying to stay calm here and act my age…) I love September Farms – their store is beautiful and welcoming! And their cheese a delight. Thank-you for hosting this appetizing giveaway!

    I emailed a few people since I am not on social media…

  36. We are traveling to Lancaster this morning. While my husband is rehearsing, I’m going to slip over to September Farms! You picked a good weekend to talk about this place. There are ladies wondering around Lancaster with their purses while their husbands are busy with H&V rehearsals. 😋 Husband lived in Europe for six years and is a bit choosy about America’s cheese. This looks like it would please him well! I do apologize for only commenting on this blog when there is giveaways. I think I could be a better patron.

  37. Thanks for hosting this yummy giveaway with awesome homemade cheese! September Farm has amazing cheese with neat varieties! Enjoy your blog!!

  38. Oh! Now I really wish I had stopped by their location on a rare visit to PA last week. The wide selection of flavors sounds so dreamy!

  39. September Farm Cheese – tasted a bite or two once and loved it. Would love to win the sampler. Thank you Shari and September Farms for this fun giveaway!

  40. Cheese… 😍 pick me!

    I entered a comment on the next trouble post, but now am not sure if that counts. Not wanting to miss a chance at this bragged up cheese, I’ll just enter another on this original post!

  41. Shared on Facebook.

    I love September Farms! It’s one of my favorite stops on a shopping trip to the Lancaster area! If I win, these goodies will be taking a trip across the ocean with some friends who are going to be visiting. So it would be an extra special treat for us!

  42. September Farms is a very good place to visit. We enjoy their small country restaurant, also love browsing the shop and enjoy the cheeses.

  43. Would love to try it! My family loves mild and peppery cheeses! Hope i win! Will share this info with my sis! Thanks!

  44. Wow. I guess I just made it into this give away by the skin of my teeth. 🙂 I love September Farm cheese but I feel cheesy for even entering this give away. But I did want you to hit 100 entries here. So……….

  45. We are big fans of good cheese and would love to try September Farm cheese! Thanks for introducing us to them. I emailed a friend!

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