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.

See: How to Join The Guild

Maine Cheese Guild Meetings

All times Monday from 10:00am – 2:00pm unless otherwise noted. You may find links for each meeting including location maps here.

  • January 15, 2019, TUESDAY, 1o am – 12 noon – Agricultural Trade Show,  Lincoln Room at Augusta Civic Center in Augusta
  • February  18, 2019, 10 am – 2 pm – Pineland Farms, Bangor – map and details here
  • March 5, 2019, TUESDAY 10 am – 2 pm – The Milkhouse, Monmouth – map and details here
  • May 5, 2019, SUNDAY 10am – 2pmBoard of Directors Meeting –Balfour Farm, Pittsfield –
  • June 17, 2019, 10 am – 2 pm – Our Birthday Meeting – Appleton Creamery, Appleton –
  • August 5, 2019 1o am – 2 pm – Turning Page Farm, Monson –
  • October has not been confirmed yet…
  • November 11, 2019, 10 am – 2pm, Annual Meeting – State of Maine Cheese Co., Rockport
  • December 8, 2019, SUNDAY 12 noon – 4 pm, – Guild Members Only –  @ Spring Day Creamery – Not open to the public!

Contact Information:
(send general inquires to)

The Maine Cheese Guild
c/o State of Maine Cheese Co.
461 Commercial Street
Rockport, ME 04846

Phone- (207) 549-3817, please leave message

(please send invoice or account statements directly to the Treasurer)

Email
Guild Information and General Inquiries – info@mainecheeseguild.org
Membership Inquiries – membership@mainecheeseguild.org
Event Inquiries – events@mainecheeseguild.org

Officers and Board of Directors (year elected in parenthesis)

Officers:

Jessie Dowling, President (2018), Board (2018)
Fuzzy Udder Creamery, Whitefield

Arlene Brokow, Vice President (2018), Board (2018)
Imagine Dairy Creamery, Warren

Jean Koons, Treasurer (2018), Board (2018)
Kennebec Cheesery, Sidney

Heather Donahue, Secretary (2018), Board (2017)
Balfour Farm, Pittsfield

Board:
Anne Bossi, Sunset Acres, Brooksville (2018)
Dorothee Grimm, Silvery Moon Creamery (2016)
Caitlin Hunter, Appleton Creamery (2017)
Heidi Kingelhofer, Five Islands Farm (2016)
Cathe Morrill, State of Maine Cheese Co., Rockport (2016)
Eric Rector, Monroe Cheese Studio, Monroe (2016)
Sarah Spring, Spring Day Creamery (2018)