Mecca Bos Rueben Nilsson is the cheesemaker behind Lone Grazer Creamery
It was a simple dream: Reuben Nilsson wanted to make something that he could share with others at the end of the day. He went to the University of Minnesota to study food science, graduated, and knew he would make beer or cheese. He worked at the Caves of Faribault for seven years, making some of the best blue cheeses in our region. He made mention to a friend that he might want to go off on his own one day. His friend said: "I know a guy."
That guy? Kieran Folliard of Kieran's, of Three Gingers, one of the masterminds behind Red Table Meat, and now mastermind behind Food Building, a northeast Minneapolis space where food wizards come to do what they do best, and then share it with the world.More »