A Veneto journey to farm and table in one

I went looking for a slice of ancient Italy and somehow landed in Iowa.

Past the town of Treviso, in the hills far above the canals of Venice, we had left that morning, is a little dairy farm where the Gallina family is in its fourth generation of making cheese. I don’t know what I expected a fourth-generation Italian artisanal cheese maker to look like, but when Luca Gallina welcomed us sporting a plaid shirt, baseball cap and faded jeans, he looked more Cedar Rapids farmer than keeper of ancient Italian culinary rites.

Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/travel/article/A-Veneto-journey-to-farm-and-table-in-one-4044723.php#ixzz2DdotdTDS

A Veneto journey to farm and table in one – via @SFGate http://ow.ly/fAVmN

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