A Year In Recovery

One Year Later, the Almeda Fire Still Leaves Its Mark

On September 8, 2020, a devastating fire swept through neighborhoods in Southern Oregon’s Rogue Valley. Thousands of families lost their homes, including four Rogue Creamery team members. Now, a year later, our community is still reeling; the pandemic and a historic housing shortage have limited options for those who were displaced.

Recently, Aiden Gardiner and Rachel Bujalski of the New York Times traveled to Southern Oregon to profile five families impacted by the Almeda Fire. They spoke with Martin Rocha, a Rogue employee who is now living in temporary housing provided by Rogue Creamery.

Read Their Story

How You Can Help

Rogue Creamery has launched a GoFundMe campaign to support our four Rogue Creamery team members who lost their homes in the Almeda Fire, including Martin and Maricela.


Our Cheese Is Love giving campaign provides mild cheese to area food banks. With every purchase of our Cheese Is Love Extra-Aged Cheddar, we are able to donate the same amount to those in need.

Cheese Is Love