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.

Maine Open Farm Day

Always the fourth Sunday in July, Maine Open Farm Day is sponsored by Maine Dept. of Ag program Real Maine. It”s a great opportunity to get out there and visit the source of many of Maine’s farm food producers. This year the following Maine Cheese Guild members will be participating. Check with each farm you plan to visit for event hours.

Arkeo Farm, Sidney
Drain’ Farm, Wilton
Lakin’s Gorges, Waldoboro
ME Water Buffalo, Appleton
Pumpkin Vine Family Farm, Somerville
Smithereens Farm, Pembroke
Turning Page Farm, Manson


Maine Cheese Guild Meeting

July 24 All Member Meeting Details

Speaker announced! Come and check out the French-Maine Cheese Connection!

We are so pleased that Marie Leroy of Caen, France will be our featured guest speaker at this years’ July 24th all member meeting at the Maine Tasting Center, 506 Old Bath Road, Wiscasset 10am-2pm. Learn more and register to attend here.