Good story in the Post-Dispatch’s business section on the burgeoning artisinal cheese industry in Missouri.
“When we started selling our cheese, particularly our aged cheese, people would saw ‘Eeeew, what’s that?’ because it’s not in a big orange block,” Baetje said. “People don’t realize cheese isn’t orange. But they try it and once they get a sample, they’re hooked.”
[APRIL 14, 2010 – Steve Baetje, of Baetje Farms from Bloomsdale, MO, left, explains to Kate Pawasarat of St. Louis, right, the different types of artisan goat cheeses he has for sale at the Maplewood Farmers Market in Maplewood. (Stephanie S. Cordle/P-D)]