Cheese, wine, and stories from the Balkans at Colebrook Historical Society

Photo by Erica Taylor

COLEBROOK — The Colebrook Historical Society held a gathering they called Cheese and History: A Taste of the Balkans, featuring writer and photographer Babs Perkins, Friday, Aug. 12. 

Perkins has been traveling to the Balkans, specifically Bosnia and Serbia, for the past eight years, documenting traditional food producers, including beekeepers, shepherds, wine and cheese makers and “all of the people who are doing things the old-fashioned way,” she said. 

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