Posts Categorized: Interviews

The Return of Cottonseed!

As some of you may know, our popular Cottonseed is replaced by the Cottonbell in the winter, when our goat milk supply dries up for the season. We’re excited to announce that the Cottonseed is back! A creamy, decadent cheese made with both goat and cow milk, the Cottonseed has a delicate rind and is… Read more »

An Interview With Lily

This month on the blog we’re doing another interview—not with a cheese, but a cheesemaker! Well, a cheesemaker in training. We’re excited to introduce our newest employee, Lily, who we completely adore & are excited to have learning to make cheese with us every day! We interviewed her so you can get to know her… Read more »

An Interview with Lissome

Did you know that our Lissome is now mature? This cheese has been aging for the past few months, and, until recently, wasn’t ready. But it’s time for the debut– Lissome is ready to be enjoyed and is available in certain markets, including the Durham Co-Op and A Southern Season. We recently sat down with… Read more »

An Interview with Mike

Mike holds a glass of wine daintily

Next in our series of staff member Q&As is Mike, our friend and comrade in arms. The Boxcarr Handmade Cheese team thinks if you don’t know Mike, you should. Sure, he’s a diligent worker with a perceptive palate and years of experience, but he also spins a great yarn, always has the perfect (sometimes obscure) reference, and… Read more »

An Interview with Austin

Austin holding Ari

This is the second in a series of interview posts we’ll be doing. Owner Samantha Genke started things off, and now it’s time to shift focus to her younger brother, owner Austin Genke. Austin is one of our fearless leaders, a talented chef and farmer, a proud dad and husband, a workaholic, and an ice-cream aficionado…. Read more »

An interview with Samantha

Sam being a yogi on the street

This is the first in a series of interview posts we’ll be doing. We’ll be featuring Boxcarr Handmade Cheese staff members, other cheese-makers and farmers, and people we just want to talk about for some reason or another. It makes sense to kick off these posts with Samantha. She’s one of our two founders and… Read more »