Factory-Farmed Pork and Morning Roundup

A disturbing trend in local cheese pricing (we’ve noticed this too…), an eye-opening trip to a Minnesota factory pork farm, results from the American Cheese Society show from Cheese Underground and Cheese and Champagne, our own Becca Dilley has two Minneapolis photos in this month’s Food & Wine, tasting notes for Indeed’s Day Tripper Pale Ale and Schell’s Emerald Rye, Icehouse and Chef Shack offer foie gras burgers, a WACSO illustration from Pizza Biga, and our own Jill Lewis reps her Cheese and Champagne blog on the Fresh & Local podcast.