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Md. cheese goes raw
Md. cheese goes raw

One minute Eric Foster was touting cheese-making as a way to put the endangered family dairy farm on easy street. The next, his wife, Holly, was elbow deep in a vat of curds and whey, struggling to keep their morning's work from literally going down the drain. As the Fosters made Maryland's first legal batch of raw milk cheese on their Easton dairy farm this week, cheese-making didn't look particularly easy - except when compared to all the work the couple had to do to get to this point. For years, Maryland has banned the sale of raw milk because of health concerns. The ban also applied to products made with raw milk, even though such products made outside Maryland could...