An Interview With a Boatbuilder

Brendan Page is a boatbuilder who lives in Connecticut. He spoke to me about the boating industry, his non-traditional education, and how to build a Tiny Home.

How I Changed My Life and Became a Cheesemaker in Three Difficult Years

I can’t quite put my finger on when I decided I wanted to learn how to make cheese. The idea of cheesemaking intrigued me, and as I was searching for farm work, I would get excited at any mention of cows, goats, milk, or cheese. It might have stemmed from my initial experience of farming as one task, done for eight straight hours. Cheesemaking/dairy farming seemed like varied, interesting work.