In this blog series intern Briana finds artisan cheesemakers from six regions around the country that represent our cheese nation. Venture along the ride as she goes coast to coast, discovering what makes the U.S. home to great artisan cheese. Read on and find out how you can win a subscription!
Welcome to the wild, wild west
Although the gold may be long gone, treasures of the West can still be found anywhere you look. From Seattle to San Diego, we have the West Coast to thank for a lot of our food trends (can you say organic?) There's an insurgence of high-quality products, particularly in Northern California, where the chilly temperatures give way to a bounty of good food. This includes a recent boom in wonderful locally made cheese.
This blog will chronicle the planning, permitting, financing (including exact dollar amounts) and building of a micro creamery on a ranch in Tomales, California. It will feature alternating posts from 2 different people, Seana Doughty and Marissa Thornton, who have joined forces to help each other achieve their cheesemaking dreams and goals. Allow us to introduce ourselves.....