A history of cheesemaking in Green County

History of Foreign Cheese Industry in Green County

Gouda, Limburger, Havarti, Edam, Cheddar--Green County is famous today for all of these types of cheese, and many more. Cheesemaking has enjoyed a long history in Green County as cheesemakers from New York and Ohio settled in the area in the mid-to-late nineteenth century. This article provides an overview of the development of the cheese industry in Green County.

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Creator: Luchsinger, Thomas
Pub Data: Monroe Times. 5 October 1915. Wisconsin Historical Society.
Citation: Luchsinger, Thomas. "History of foreign cheese industry in Green County." Monroe Times (5 October 1915); Online facsimile at:  http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/turningpoints/search.asp?id=719; Visited on: 11/27/2021