Genetics, Assaf Sheep And, In A Few Years, More Award-Winning Cheese

JUDA — Jeff Wideman has made a career out of making award-winning cheese.

Despite this region’s strong Swiss heritage, one of Wideman’s best creations is his English Hollow Cheddar, named after the English immigrants who settled this part of southeastern Green County in the 1800s.

But a more recent international flare with Spanish, Israeli and Portuguese influences is transforming the farm on which Wideman grew up and could help cultivate a new wave of farming and cheesemaking in this cow-centric countryside along Carter Road southwest of Juda.

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