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Their Own Whey

From http://www.chicagomag.com – a nice overview of four Wisconsin cheesemakers:

Credit: chicagomag.com

Credit: chicagomag.com

“Cheesemaking operations don’t come much tinier—or more human—than Anne Topham and Judy Borree’s Fantôme Farm in tiny Ridgeway. On their 50-acre hillside property, which has no neighbors in sight but offers them a clear view of the weather coming in from the west, the two women produce milk from 12 French Alpine goats. Then, each Saturday, they drive 40 miles east to Madison, where they sell their superb, French-style fresh and aged cheeses directly to the people who will eat them at the Dane County Farmers’ Market in Capitol Square.

Fantôme Farm’s Anne Topham tends to her Frnch Alpine goats.

Topham had been working on a Ph.D in educational policy studies in Iowa when, in the early 1980s, she says, “goats kind of took over my life…””

via Their Own Whey – Chicago.

 

 

 

 

 

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