A bright spot in the news lately: dairy families who seize the opportunity to work for themselves and use their cows’ rich milk to make cheeses perfect for wine pairing. They keep their farms intact rather than struggle to compete with industrial competitors, which is nearly impossible with their massive economies of scale. Given the disparities in taste between industrial milk products and those produced by family farms, why would you make cheese with anything else?
- Artisan cheese-making brings them a new slice of life by Kirstin Jackson
- Valley dairies start making specialty cheese by Robert Rodriguez
Share other stories of of family farms and culture saved by cheese.
|Central Coast Creamery||Paso Robles|
|Chateau Fresno Organics||Caruthers|
|Dairy Goddess Farmstead Cheese||Lemoore|
|Farmgirl Creamery||Santa Margarita|
|Happy Acres Family Farm||Templeton|
|Rinconada Dairy||Santa Margarita|
|Schoch Family Farmstead||Salinas|
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