Goodbye 2013, Happy 2014

Stu and I both agree that time passing quickly must be a sign of getting older.  2013 flashed by in what seems only a few months.  It has been an up and down year with many high points and one or two lows. Review of Ribblesdale Cheese in 2013 January and February were difficult production months as we had very …

Farewell to Steve Akrigg at Yellison Farm

I have a heavy heart today as news reached me that our friend Steve who founded Yellison Farm sadly passed away on Christmas day.  He had been unwell for a short while and bore his illness with great dignity and humour.  I last spoke to Steve the Friday before Christmas when we talked about his missing Nubian maidens who were supposed …

Cheese Caves in Manhattan

Spotted by my friend Nicola.  To see a video, click here. BY DIANA RANSOM Rob Kaufelt image credit: The Brander Cheese is having its moment in the sun and entrepreneurs like Rob Kaufelt are basking in it. At Murray’s Cheese, a Greenwich Village institution since 1940, the name of the game has been innovation ever since Rob Kaufelt took on the reins in the …