Janet Hurst

Janet Hurst (Hermann, MO) is a veteran goatkeeper and soap- and cheesemaker, and tends to one of the largest dairy-goat herds in the United States. Hurst studied cheesemaking at the University of Vermont's Institute of Artisan Cheese, at the University of Guelph, and on small farms in Israel. The author of Voyageur Press's "Homemade Cheese "(2011), her work has appeared in "MaryJane's Farm," "Mother Earth News," "Heirloom," "Small Farm Today," and other periodicals.