Saturday, May 16, 2009

Back Home Again

My last few days in Germany I spent at my friends Thomas' family farm. While I was there, we were able to do some siteseeing. We visited Munich and stoped at the Hofbrauhaus. On my last day in Germany, Monday, we visited the amazing Neuschwanstein Castle in the Alps. On Tuesday I flew back to America and my amazing trip came to an end. I would like to thank everybody who helped me with my trip, especially the Dairy Business Innovation Center and the Babcock Institute. A special thanks to Norm Monsen and Jeanne Carpenter. Now that I'm back home, I'm returning to work at Crave Brother Farmstead Cheese.  Thanks to everyone who read along during my trip and I hope you enjoyed it!


Anonymous said...

Welcome Home, Jon! It sounds like you had an unforgettable experience!

Good luck with your re-entry into US life, and with what I'm sure will be a great future in the cheese making world!

I wish you all the best,
Karen Nielsen
Babcock Institute

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Cindy Renate said...

What a wonderful trip! I am looking at widening my cheesemaking by undertaking some courses whilst in Europe later this year. I would love to know which dairies you found the most helpful during your trip.

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Hi Jon,

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Kristina Zhao
Sutter Home’s Wine & Burger University

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Anonymous said...

Wow. You are living my dream lol. I love cheese and this trip sounds amazing. One day I will travel and sample cheeses around the world! Much luck.

Phx, AZ

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