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Hinterland Dairy

Cheesemaking: Making Cheese From Fresh Cow Milk
June 2023

Experience the art of cheesemaking at Hinterland Dairy as we take you on a journey from farm to table in our exciting video! Join Ralph Krogmeier, a seasoned dairy farmer, and his wife Colleen as they share their passion for making cheese from fresh cow milk. With over 43 years of experience in milking cows, the Krogmeier’s dream of having their own cheese making facility finally came true in 2019. Discover the backstory of Hinterland Dairy, named after a remark made by Cokie Roberts during the 1980 election, and how they turned their dream into a reality.

Join Shannon, the skilled cheesemaker and daughter of Ralph and Colleen, as she takes you behind the scenes of the cheese making process. From pasteurizing the milk to adding the culture and crafting each cheese variety, Shannon's expertise shines through as she shares the art and science of creating delicious cheeses.

Explore the diverse range of cheeses Hinterland Dairy produces, from their popular aged cheddars like Franklin Road and Brooks Place, to their creamy Quark and flavorful Happy Jack. Visit their website for more information and to explore their delectable cheese offerings.


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