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Articles written by Josie Krogh

Josie Krogh is culture's Digital Strategy Lead. She earned her master's degree in Agricultural and Applied Economics from The University of Georgia. Josie developed a love of food while working at farmstands in the D.C. area as a young adult, and discovered her love of cheese while living and working on a dairy farm on Martha's Vineyard. She is passionate about the food supply chain, fresh stone fruit, and dogs. Josie currently lives in Catskill, NY.

Raw milk cheese linked to E. coli outbreak in 4 states


Raw Farm LLC has issued a voluntary recall for several of its cheeses in response to an E. coli outbreak linked to their products. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) were alerted to illnesses in four states—California, Colorado, Texas, and Utah—that seemed to be connected to […]

Expert Tips for the Perfect Fondue


Community, camaraderie, and cheese is the motto at Bimi’s Canteen in Chatham, NY Photograph by Christian Harder Nothing brings people together like hot, melty cheese. The mere mention of fondue often elicits a symphony of “oohs” and “yums”—let alone the actual joy that eating it sparks. But, as any cheese expert will tell you, fondue […]

Top Food Trends from the 2024 Winter Fancy Food Show


From pickles and spreadable salami, to marshmallows and South African cheeses, these are the top trends and best cheeses we ate at this year’s show.

Ruminating on Retail: Finding My Flow in a Sea of Boxes


A retail pro ruminates on her love/hate relationship with retail after a 2-year break.

One Cheesemonger’s Journey Beyond the Counter and Into the Field


Take 5: Highlighting the apprenticeship “breaks” of cheese industry pros In this ongoing series, culture profiles folks in the cheese industry expanding their expertise and gaining diverse experience beyond their time behind the counter or at a vat.  Meet independent cheesemonger Carrie S., who turned their relocation from Madison to Chicago into a “cheese summer.” Carrie traveled around the […]

Grate Expectations: The Top Cheese Trends of 2024


Cheese travel & swicy & pasta, oh my! A look at culture’s 2024 cheese trend predictions.

A (Monterey) Jack of All Trades Jumps Back in the Vat


In this ongoing series, Culture profiles folks in the cheese industry expanding their expertise and gaining diverse experience beyond their time behind the counter or at a vat. 

Whole Foods’ 12 Best Cheeses Are on Sale For the Holidays


Don’t miss these incredible holiday deals on cheese!

Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin Unveils 2024 Cheese Trends to Watch


Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin unveils a myriad of trends that will shape the cheese-scape in 2024.

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Around the Board: Fall 2023


We’ve rounded up a list of products perfect to pair with your cheese. From tangy pickles vegetables to sweet coated pecans, we promise there’s something good to add to your board.

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