Marcelli Formaggi’s Marketplace

A taste of Abruzzo, Italy via small production cheese, olive oil, honey and more

Abruzzo may not be one of the first regions to come to mind when one hears “Italy,” but its green mountains, high altitude air and endless pastures (one-third of Abruzzo is protected in the form of national parks, nature reserves, etc.) make for excellent cheese production. In the isolated mountain village town of Anversa degli Abruzzi, sheep and cows graze on mountain greens and wild …

Ancient Heritage Dairy

A father-and-son team produces award-winning cheeses in Portland’s first urban creamery

With all the international attention Portland, Oregon has garnered in recent years, it seems to be changing even more each year. That is to say, it’s becoming even more Portland-y. Southeast Portland is rapidly becoming populated with artisanal food industries like local honey producers, salt makers, coffee roasters, breweries and distilleries. The latest to join the movement is Ancient Heritage Dairy. Through the dairy’s tall …

Interview: Sam Walton of Hole & Corner

A British magazine that celebrates the kind of quiet, dedicated craftsmanship that rarely gets indulgent editorial

Hole & Corner is a brand new bi-annual print magazine devoted to “celebrating craft, beauty, passion and skill.” Hot off the press, issue one takes a look at how Chris King carefully handcrafts the world’s best cricket bats, profiles young British cheese maker Becky Dyball and documents a day in the life of family-run Dorset millers Stoate & Sons. Also featured is an interview with …