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  • Spotlight on Spring Cheese
    April 28th 2021, 18:46

    Spring is finally here, which means there’s one specific type of cheese that’s been on our minds lately: goat cheese. The spring season is known in the cheese world as “kidding season,” which means it’s when goats give birth and produce fresh milk, which makes it the right time for crafting goat’s milk cheeses. This (...)

  • Mother's Day 2021: The Essential Gift Guide
    April 22nd 2021, 15:37

    It’s Mother’s Day! No matter who takes on the role of “Mom” in your life, we’ve got the perfect picks to make this year’s celebration a memorable one. From delicious gifts to brunch spread favorites, we’re sharing our best and brightest selections that are guaranteed to please. Classic Cheese No Mother’s Day spread is complete (...)

  • Love Stockinghall? Meet Tawnyhall
    April 8th 2021, 20:28

    We took a beloved Caves cheese and gave it a sweet twist. Blockinghall, a sweet crumbly rindless version of our award-winning Stockinghall Cheddar, becomes Tawnyhall through a process of soaking the cheese in Quinta do Infantado port from Portugal. We sat down with the head of our Caves Team, Peter Jenkelunas, to get the inside (...)

  • Wild Dairy Fermentation
    January 20th 2021, 19:40
    Excerpt from my article for Fermentation Magazine, access the full article here. Long before packets of freeze-dried cultures for milk existed, there were dairy ferments. Cheese, yogurt, and kefir are probably second only to beer in the pantheon of fermented foods. However, in the modern world, 100 percent wild fermentation in dairy products is rare.
  • Training a Rat Terrier to Hunt: A novice's approach that worked
    July 13th 2020, 19:48
    If you have a rodent problem you've probably tried every trap made - and then some (Google it, and you'll find some interesting homemade contraptions) and then watched as after a few mortalities, the rats quickly learned to avoid or even disable the traps. (After finding one trap we had set literally covered up by
  • DIY - Goat Decks
    March 28th 2019, 23:22
    How to Build Sectional Raised, Slatted Flooring for Goats  Hands down, raised, slatted flooring for goat housing wins the prize for ease of maintenance, cost over time, and, best of all, goats love it! I call this type of flooring "goat decks". Goat decks allow the manure to fall through the slats (mostly) and urine

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