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Lively Run Dairy Bridges Gap Between Surplus Milk and Food Banks in Need


Three weeks ago a photo appeared at the top of social media feeds featuring cascades of milk spilling from the back of a truck, pooling in the grass, underneath the headline, “Help make cheese with surplus milk for Food Banks.” The attached GoFundMe link was quickly shared to hundreds throughout the Finger Lakes community, and […]

Ruminations: My Mom’s Weird Dairy


My mom taught me so many lessons, both purposefully and by osmosis, but her kitchen-based teachings are what stuck with me the most.

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Ask the Monger: What’s the Difference Between Cheese and Yogurt?


They’re both cultured dairy products, but they’re not the same. Cheese scientist Pat Polowski schools us on the difference between cheese and yogurt.

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10 Pictures of Baby Goats to Get You Ready for Spring


The sun is shining, the snow is melting, and the bees are buzzing. That’s right, spring is finally upon us! Here at culture there is so much we look forward to about this time of year: chilled rosé, warmer weather, and, of course, fresh goat cheese! And while we like to kid around all year […]

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Meet the Makers of Ireland’s First Artisanal Blue Cheese


Cashel Farmhouse Cheesemakers is proof success can bring a family together.

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Experts Find Cheese Doesn’t Increase Risk of Heart Attacks


Cheese and other dairy products high in saturated fat may not be to blame for cardiovascular disease