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anne saxelby legacy fund: month-long, paid farm apprenticeships

Young, budding farmers and foodies, this one is for you - cheese-lovers, in particular! The Anne Saxelby Legacy Fund offers 17 to 22-year-olds month-long, paid apprenticeship opportunities on sustainable farms. The fund was created in honor of Anne Saxelby, renowned and beloved proprietor of Saxelby Cheesemongers in NYC, and aims to engage young folks in […]

Posted: February 21 2022
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shelter in place: the urban homesteader's dream?

How might we make the most of these unfolding, uncertain times? In the face of COVID-19, folks across the country find themselves holed up, whether self-isolating, quarantining, or social distancing -- the jargon goes on. We at the greenhorns propose to YOU: allow these mandates to motivate your homesteading genius! If you are fortunate to […]

Posted: March 21 2020
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lovely videos from perennial plate

[vimeo 222514975 w=640 h=360] How do you choose the land or the sea? Longtime deep sea fisherman turned goat farmer, Gabriel Flaherty of Aran Islands Goats Cheese​, doesn't have to, the sea surrounds him and runs through his veins.

Posted: November 18 2017
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save the date for the 23rd annual dairy sheep symposium in quebec

The 23rd Annual Dairy Sheep Symposium is taking place from Nov 30th - Dec 2nd this year at the Estrimont Suites and Spas, Orford (near Sherbrooke), Quebec.  The title of this year's symposium is “Profitability in Dairy Sheep Production”, and it will focus on genetics and nutrition of dairy sheep flocks.  Each year the Dairy Sheep Association of […]

Posted: July 13 2017
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Cheesemaker position in Redmond Oregon!

Cheesemaker:  Juniper Grove Farm seeks a cheesemaker experienced in lactic and rennet cheeses. Duties will include preparation of milk, transformation, aging, packaging, preparation of orders for sale. There may also be opportunity for relief milking and farmers market sales. You will be working with three others – the herdswoman, relief milker, and owner who makes […]

Posted: March 4 2011
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cheese classes offered in SF Bay

HOW IT WORKS: On-site cheesemaking classes in the Bay Area. You gather the people. I bring milk and all the supplies. Classes are suited for up to 15 students though not limited to. Choose fromclasses that last an hour to ones that last several. Learn anything from yogurt to feta to mozzarella to farmstead cheddar. […]

Posted: February 20 2011