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Memphis Farmers markets hungry for artisanal varieties

Tim Tenner and Cindy Austin chat with Jim Tanner, who co-owns Bonnie Blue Farm with his wife, Gayle, at the Memphis Farmers Market.

Lori Greene, one of the founders of the Cooper-Young Farmers Market, is passionate about cheese. When the market started a few years ago, she really wanted a local cheesemaker to be a vendor.

“There’s a real desert around Memphis for cheesemakers,” Greene says. “It’s not a real easy thing to get into. There are a lot of regulations and costly equipment, which can require a big investment up front.”


In addition, Greene explains that most dairies stay busy enough just caring for their herd. “It can tie you down,” she says.

via Oasis of cheese: Farmers markets stocking regional artisanal varieties to serve ‘desert’ » The Commercial Appeal.


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