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Centerfold: Rockweed


Photographed by Mallory Scyphers No one was more stunned than Allison Lakin when her cheese, Rockweed, won Best of Class at the 2022 World Championship Cheese Contest (WCCC) in March. Lakin operates a one-woman creamery, Lakin’s Gorges Cheese, on the saltwater farm she owns with her husband in Waldoboro, Maine. She introduced Rockweed in 2019, […]

On the Trail of Artisan Cheese in the Hudson Valley


A memorable long weekend meandering between four exceptional New York cheese producers.

Raising the Bar: Most Innovative Cheeses of 2020


We’ve selected winning cheeses from past years to cover categories that we hope bring comfort, relatability, and joy during this unprecedented time.

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


Although there may be little difference in how these two categories of cheeses taste, they tell the consumer something as to how the cheese was made.

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Year in Centerfolds


2019 was quite the year—especially when it came to our cheese centerfold stars. Reminisce on the four special cheeses that took center stage in our magazines last year. 

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How Cheesemakers Eat Their Cheese: Friesago


Have you ever wondered how a cheesemaker eats their own cheese? After all, they have the most access to it and, undoubtedly, eat more of it than any of us no matter how obsessed we are with their cheese. It only makes sense that they have the best pairing suggestions and recipe ideas.  That’s why we decided […]