From moo to ma-a: Dairy goat industry grows to keep up with demand for cheese

By:Kristine M. Kierzek , Special to the Journal Sentinel

Thirty years ago, if you were looking for goat cheese, you likely went to a specialty cheese shop. The cheese was probably imported from France. Today, Wisconsin is the nation’s largest producer of goat cheese, and the industry is growing. While cows have always been part of the dairy state landscape, dairy goats fill more of the scene than ever before.