About the Guild

Mission Statement:

The Guild’s mission is 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.

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Upcoming Maine Cheese Guild Meetings for 2023

July 2023 – All member meeting  at Mane Tasting Center, Wiscasset, 10 AM – 2 PM.  Our Guest Speaker for this meeting is Marie Leroy of Caen, France. Learn more  and regsiter to attend here.

December 2023 – All member Meeting, Holdiay Party TBD


General Guild Inquiries:

Phone: (207) 419-9175

Email: info@mainecheeseguild.org

Guild Mailing Address:

The Maine Cheese Guild
c/o  Jean Koons, President
795 Pond Rd.
Sidney, ME. 04330

(Please send invoice or account statements directly to the Treasurer.)

Officers and Board of Directors

2 Year Term Elected Expires
President Jean Koons Cheesemaker 2022 2024
Vice President Mark Whitney Cheesemaker 2022 2024
Secretary Heather Donahue Cheesemaker 2022 2024
Treasurer Eric Rector Cheesemaker 2022 2024
Board of Directors
 4 Year Term Elected Expires
Board Member Beth Calder Food Science Specialist 2019 2023
Board Member Alexis Godin Restaurant/Retail 2020 2024
Board Member Amy Rowbottom Cheesemaker 2020 2024
Board Member Olivia Barber Cheesemaker 2021 2025
Board Member Holly Aker Restaurant/Retail 2019 2023
Board Member Caroline Hamm Cheesemaker 2022 2026