Stephanie Skinner for culture: the word on cheese
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Articles written by Stephanie Skinner

Former publisher Stephanie Skinner founded culture along with her sister Lassa and cheese expert Kate Arding in 2008. Stephanie was intrigued when Lassa, then a cheesemonger, mentioned that there were no magazines filling the artisan cheese niche.

UNFI Advances American Specialty Cheese

UNFI expands its Cheese & Specialty, American Artisan program to include more small cheesemakers.


Making His Mark: Cheesemaker Thierry Graindorge of E. Graindorge

Third-generation Livarot cheesemaker Thierry Graindorge has an eye on the US market

Aleks Sennwald Taken By Storm Illustration

Ruminations: Summer Snow Storm

Freak July weather collides with a cheese named Summer Snow

Bye, Josh

Publisher Stephanie Skinner reflects on the life of Josh Ozersky.

Winter 2015 FFS Wrap Up

All the trends worth taking note of from the winter 2015 FFS in San Francisco, courtesy of culture publisher Stephanie Skinner

Shannon Welsh, cheese buyer for Heinen's Fine Foods, in front of a cheese case at the grocery store

The Business of Mongering: Heinen’s Fine Foods

Shannon Welsh of Heinen’s Fine Foods sits down with us to talk about her job as a cheese buyer for the grocery chain as well as how Heinen’s operates

Winter Fancy Food Show Recap with Stephanie

Publisher Stephanie travels to the Winter Fancy Food Show – you won’t believe what she finds

That’s a Wrap: Vignettes from 2013

Wrapping up 2013 with a comic kitchen flub and a dog revived by the power of cheese

Food with Love is food for thought

Yesterday our Love with Food box arrived. I love getting them every month. It’s a surprise and a present every month. And with each one I think about Lassa, who gave it to us as a Christmas gift. Love with Food is a subscription service in the form of a box of unique and mostly new specialty food products […]