Dave Eagle of Eagle Mountain Farmhouse Cheese in Granbury speaks with a strong Texas swagger and often in a very direct, to-the-point manner. Before becoming a cheese maker, he practiced law. And I suspect that if you were involved in some type of litigation, you'd want him on your side of the table. He brings fervor to everything he talks about, including the cheese business.
Eagle initially got into cheese making after simply waking up one day and realizing it was time for a change. Several trips to Europe served as inspiration -- particularly small farmers markets in France, Germany and Switzerland where he discovered the subtle nuances and amazing flavor of handcrafted cheese.More »