Save These Dates!

Here’s a list of events related to cheese, cheesemaking and homestead creameries, fairs and festivals in 2019

February 12 – 13: Cheesemaker’s Resource Conference in New Holland, PA
Website: http://www.dairyheritage.com/cheesemakers-conference.php

Saturday, April 20: Celebrate Raw Milk Cheese Appreciation Day (Oldways Cheese Coalition)

April: Kid, Lamb and Calf Hugging Days – Mdcoast Maine

June is National Dairy Month!

Sunday, July 28: 30th annual Maine Open Farm Day! Statewide

July 31 – Aug. 3: American Cheese Society Conference, Richmond, VA

Sunday, September 8: 4th Annual Maine Cheese Festival (Location in Maine TBA)

Sept. 20 – 22: MOFGA’s Common Ground Fair – Visit the MCG tent and Cheesemaking demos! Unity, ME

October is Artisan Cheese Month!

Sunday, Oct. 13: Open Creamery Day : Statewide at participating Maine farms


Maine cheese was well represented at the recent Inaugural Festivities for Maine’s new governor. State of Maine Cheese Co. and Pineland Farms Creamery cheeses and spreads were offered on the “crudités” tables throughout the Augusta Civic Center amid the music and celebration of our state’s first female governor being sworn in.

The Maine Cheese Festival

4th Annual Maine Cheese Festival – Sunday, September 8, 2019

Location and details to be announced. We’re working on a location that will suit our growing needs and give our loyal cheese enthusiasts an eve better Festival in 2019.



Join us in our annual celebration of Maine’s strong artisanal cheesemaking community.  Each fall the Maine Cheese Guild sponsors The Maine Cheese Festival, its major fund raising event.

The Festival is a showcase for Maine cheesemakers and cultured dairy product producers, paired with an assortment of  select artisanal food producers.

• Meet Maine cheese makers

• Sample and purchase Maine cheeses

• Sit in on cheese related presentations and demos

• Learn about the Maine Cheese Guild

• Groove to live music and spend a day in fellowship with cheese lovers visiting from all over New England.

Your attendance at the Festival helps support the work of the of the Maine Cheese Guild’s mission—to support and encourage the Maine cheesemaking community. We will do this through development of a collective voice to promote Maine cheese and cheesemakers, educate cheese makers and consumers, coordinate resources and share the joy and art of regional cheeses.