While cheesemaking was traditionally women’s work on many early Wisconsin farmsteads, the growth of industrial cheese factories in the 19th century led to the exclusion of women from the cheesemaking workforce. The impact of this can still be seen today; in 2013, of the nearly 1200 licensed makers in Wisconsin less than 60 were women. […]
This Is What I Ate delves into the BIG CHEESE of cheese mongers at Fromagination, but comes away with a new favorite place for sandwiches!!
Gordon Edgar loves cheese and worker-owned co-ops, and has been combining both of these infatuations as the main cheese buyer for San Francisco’s Rainbow Grocery Cooperative since 1994. Edgar has been a judge at numerous national cheese competitions, a board member for the California Artisan Cheese Guild, and has had a blog since 2002, which […]