Proud Sponsors of the 2010 Annual Free Washington County Cheese Tour September 11-12 Who are the Washington County Cheesemakers? This comes from the home page of their website– “We are a group of artisinal cheesemakers located in scenic Washington County, about one hour northeast of Albany, NY. The county rises from the plains of the Hudson to the foothills of the Green Mountains on
Now this is a website!!! If you are interested in learning about French cheeses (including how to pronounce them), check out this website- www.cheesesoffrance.com. I happened to stumble on it recently and it impressed me so much that I could not resist sharing it with you. It was created by a marketing company called Jaffe and Partners (jaffeandpartners.com) for The Cheeses of France Marketing Council.
The Complete Guide to Building and Running a Small, Farm-Based Cheese Business By Gianaclis Caldwell Note: This is one of three new books we are now carrying in the book section of our online store. Are you one of our many readers who is making cheese now and thinking about selling it? This is the most important book you will find. Before you buy anything-
Behind America’s Emerging Battle Over Food Rights By David E. Gumpert Note: This is one of three new books we are carrying in the book section of our online store. Let’s face it-most of us are not scientists. How do we know whether raw milk is safe for our children to drink? We don’t know. Many folks and some studies claim that there are real
By Russ and Peg Hall When you read that two retired academics decided to delve into the rebirth of “The New American Cheeses,” you think, what could they possibly bring to the table? Russ was a professor, research scientist and government science manager. Peg was a public school teacher, university administrator, and professor. What do they know about cheese? Well, the answer is
Liz Ellis is Cooking Up a New Curriculum We first met Liz at Jim’s last advanced cheesemaking workshop. She mentioned that she was a cook at Heifer International’s Overlook Farm in Rutland, MA. We had never heard about this farm, so we decided to check it out. Sure enough, it was there-overlooking the rolling hills of central Massachusetts (map and directions at the end of
In a Small Village in India, Mukund Naidu is Making Fabulous Cheese! Ricki’s daughter, Sarah, manages our Facebook account (and does a fabulous job!). Recently, she told me about a friend who was sending in some great comments and pictures. She thought there might be a story there, and, of course, there was. It was Mukund, a 39 year old cheese maker in
There’s still time to enter and win! Would you like to win one those blue ribbons for your cheese? This competition costs $50 to enter and the winners are displayed at the LA County Fair. This year they will be shown in the new LA International Dairy Products aisle for the length of the fair- 23 days from September 4-October 3, 2010. Considering that the