About the Author

Kate Johnson

Kate Johnson raises dairy goats at www.briargatefarm, runs a cheesemaking school at www.theartofcheese.com and is an active volunteer with the Boulder County 4-H program. She’s also a member of the Colorado Dairy Goat Association.
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Articles by Kate Johnson

Life Lessons from the Barnyard: Go(a)t Milk?
March 14, 2019 · · Ownership

Add to Favorites Go(a)t Milk? As fairly new dairy goat owners, many years ago, we learned one thing quickly: Once babies are weaned off their mother’s milk, you accumulate a …

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Life Lessons from the Barnyard: The Sweetest Boy
March 14, 2019 · · Kids' Corner, Ownership

Add to Favorites By Kate Johnson In the world of dairy goats, girls rule and boys drool. What I mean by that is, does are the main workers providing babies …

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Chocolate, Goat Cheese, & Wine (Oh My!)
March 14, 2019 · · Home Dairy

There’s nothing like a little chocolate, goat cheese, and wine to make chilly days more festive and bearable.

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An Easy Guide to Cheese Aging Equipment
March 14, 2019 · · Home Dairy

Add to Favorites Once you’ve mastered making soft and fresh cheeses, you may want to progress to pressed and aged cheeses. What kind of cheese aging equipment will you need? …

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7 Great Ways to Make Aged Goat Cheese!
March 14, 2019 · · Home Dairy

Add to Favorites Many hobby goat owners end up making goat cheese at some point, but fewer venture into aged goat cheese. This might be because aged cheese takes more …

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Want to Offer Goat Cheese For Sale?
March 14, 2019 · · Home Dairy

Add to Favorites Many people who keep dairy goats would love to offer their goat cheese for sale. But how easy (and legal) is this to do? Unfortunately, for most …

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A DIY Homemade Cheese Press Plan
March 14, 2019 · · Home Dairy

This homemade cheese press plan will get you off to a great start when you’re ready to tackle pressed cheeses with your milk.

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Making Goat Cheese with Surplus Milk
March 14, 2019 · · Home Dairy

Add to Favorites Got Milk? Make Cheese! Making goat cheese is an easy way to use that surplus milk for your family. When raising goats for milk, once the babies …

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7 Easy Recipes for Making Goat Cheese
March 14, 2019 · · Home Dairy

Add to Favorites Getting started making goat cheese? Try these recipes first! If you’ve never made cheese, start with the quick & easy cheeses that need minimal equipment and ingredients …

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