Beth Lewand and her husband, Chris Gray found a storefront in Brooklyn, New York (Greenpoint) and opened their own cheese (and beer) shop – Eastern District. They owned it from 2010-2017. The shop is still there, very much as it was, but Beth and her husband have moved to western Massachusetts where Beth is now the manager at Cricket Creek Farm in Williamstown. When she
Dan Crowther lives in the small village of Valley Falls, NY (population around 450). It’s about 1/2 way between Albany, NY and Bennington, VT. When he first saw our article about Kizzma, the Roller Derby queen who makes cheese (click here) he thought it was an April’s Fool’s joke. Why? Because he makes cheese and his wife rolls with the Hellions of Troy out of
Marc Freshman is the official cheesemonger for our 2016 Cheese Give-A-Whey which starts March 1st. Every time you place an order with us, you will be entered in a drawing for a pound of cave-aged cheese from Murray’s. Marc will be choosing the cheeses we give away and telling us why he chose them. Marc is right in the middle of the action at Murray’s.
We first heard from Freda last December when she sent us a lovely note: My cheeses will be for Christmas gifts. Thank you so much for having all the things I need. I started with you a ton of years ago and didn’t make cheese for over 10 years as I had a room mate who didn’t like anything I did. I am on my
She never took a class, but she sure knows what she’s doing! Lucinda contacted us originally to show us a few of her pictures and to ask a question about her Jarlsberg. We forwarded her question to Jim Wallace, our technical advisor, and then asked her about doing an interview for this article. During the course of the interview, it became clear that Lucinda
And then sings our praises! Caroline Chirichella of New York City doesn’t exactly match our typical customer profile (not that any of you are typical – you make your own cheese!). But, we probably don’t have too many Italian opera singers making our 30 Minute Mozzarella. So, imagine my surprise when I saw the blog article below where an opera star was raving about it.
Daniel Patrick Moynihan United States Courthouse 500 Pearl St., New York, NY 10007-1312 A Citizen’s Assembly of Support for Family Farmers vs. Monsanto Jan. 31, 2012 When: Tuesday, January 31, 2011 @ 9:00 am Where: Southern District Court, New York City If you can’t go to the court house, you can help by signing the petition – click here. Most cheese makers are trying to
Making Cheese at a Sufi Community in the Catskills I was all set to write an article about Mustafa, a young Sufi (32) who wrote to us from his farm in the Catskills with a few questions about making cheese. I thought it would be an interesting article, so I had asked him some questions and he sent me some answers and some beautiful