The Journal

June 17, 2019

The Kings of Curdistan

I’ve seen rivers of string cheese, smelled mold that stays with you for days, and tasted some of the finest cultures in the world.

Living in Wisconsin, it’s hard to escape cheese. But a year-long project with the dairy industry gave me closeup view of a business that it turns out, I didn’t know much about. The craftsmanship, the care, the science, the art, the history handed down through the generations.