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DIY Cheese, New Ground Farm, Colo. Ranch Run By Nuns

Make butter and paneer with Robyn Morton. Mozzarella is a bit trickier. Mike Record works to get his small farm certified organic. Benedictine nuns raise cows.

making mozzarella

I defy you to find cream that is not ultra-pasteurized. I looked. I probably killed 20 minutes in the grocery store trying to find any cream product that wasn’t ultra-pastuerized and I could not do it.

Robyn Morton perseveres and makes butter and paneer with the ultra-pasteurized milk products she bought at her grocery store. She runs into some troubles when she tries to use it for mozzarella, though. Sit in on her Basic Dairy Making class with us today.

Goat cheese is the base for Daniel Orr’s fancy homemade cheese ball.

Benedictine nuns run a successful ranch in Colorado, that story from Harvest Public Media.

And, on the farm with Mike Record. For him, getting USDA Certified Organic is about growing healthy soil and also lots and lots of paperwork.

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Prayer And Work Go Hand In Hand At This Colorado Ranch

In their simple farm clothes, it can be easy to forget the women are nuns - save for the fact they still wear the familiar fitted white coif.

Goat Cheese With Pecans, Cherries And Bacon

This definitely beats the highly-processed cheese ball you get at the grocery store. Once you go goat cheese, you'll never go back.

Journey From New Farm To Organic Certification

As farmer Mike Record describes, organic farming isn’t just about growing healthy soil. It's about paperwork and red tape.

Annie Corrigan

Annie Corrigan is a producer and announcer for WFIU. In addition to serving as the local voice for NPR's Morning Edition, she produces WFIU's weekly sustainable food program Earth Eats. She earned degrees in oboe performance from Indiana University and Bowling Green State University.

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