Maine Cheese Festival Tickets Now On Sale

Purchase Tickets HERE. Learn more about the Festival HERE.

he Maine Cheese Guild invites you to discover the best handmade products that Maine has to offer and meet the creators. The Maine Cheese Festival hosts a wide array of Maine cheesemakers, alongside a variety of local, artisanal products all crafted to delight your tastebuds. Ticket sales are limited and are not available at the gate, so be sure to purchase yours in advance!

Returning to Manson Park, in beautiful Pittsfield Maine on Sunday, September 8, 2024



Maine Cheese Guild 2024 Events

The Maine Cheese Guild is making plans for its’ two major 2024 Events. SAVE THESE DATES?!

Maine Cheese Festival – Sunday, September 8, in Pittsfield, Maine Learn more about this festival here. It is the Guild’s premier fundraising event, held each year in September. Guild member cheesemakers and allied food businesses gather for this outdoor rain or shine event, showcasing Maine’s rich cheesemaking tradition. Meet the cheesemakers, buy cheese, learn  about but cheesemaking in Maine.

Open Creamery Day, Sunday, October 13, 2024, statewide.  Maine Cheese Guild members open their farms and creameries to the public each October on the Sunday of Indigenous People’s Day. This is an opportunity to stock up on cheese, meet the cheesemakers and their dairy animals and take in gorgeous fall foliage. Learn more here.

Holiday Cheese Class – Capercaillie Consulting

Holiday Cheese

Caitlin Hunter, a founder of the Maine Cheese Guild and former owner of Appleton Creamery is offering a series of hands on cheesemaking workshops, now in her new venture, Capercaillie Consulting. Along with consultation services relating ot all aspects of the cheesemaking and small dairy business she has rolled out out a lineup of new classes in November 2023,

Next up is  MAKE CHEESE FOR CHRISTMAS (  or nay other occasion or holiday) on Thursday, December  14, 9 am to 4pm at Stone Fox Farm Creamery in Seaersport Maine.  In this class, we will make feta and a soft cheese in the morning, and we will then marinate in olive oil in jars in the afternoon. If time, we will also make cheese balls. Learn more about this workshop and Capercaillie Consulting here. SIGN UP CLOSES ON DECEMBER 7th.