Ari’s Interview with Wisconsin Dairy Farmer Ed Janus

Author of “Creating Dairyland”

Even if I wasn’t in love with Wisconsin cheese, I’d still be intrigued by Ed Janus’s history. His grandfather owned one of the most famous (and Jewish) restaurants in St. Louis a century ago, he worked with Martin Luther King, Jr. back in the 60s, he’s reported for NPR, and he has had a decades-long love affair with Wisconsin dairying. I had the chance to ask him a few questions about his very colorful past and the great future of cheese in America’s Dairyland.

So, you didn’t grow up in dairy farming?

I was born in Washington, D.C. in a Jewish family that had moved there from Chicago.
Read the full interview here

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