Despatch from the dairy
18 Aug 2003 by JR
You may already have read information on this site about the Geoffrey Roberts Award , an annual travel bursary worth £3000 given to what we call 'a potential achiever in the worlds of food, wine and/or travel.' (We'll be inviting applications for the 2004 Award at the beginning of next year.) Meanwhile here's a riveting report on introducing young cows to the notion and practice of being milked from Caroline Smialek, one half of the winners of 1998 Award. She and Peter Kindel were originally working in 'proper jobs' in Colorado and used their bursary to tour artisan cheesemakers around Europe on a tandem. They are now working...

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