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.

  • December 8, 2019, SUNDAY, 12 noon – 4 pm –Holiday Party at Spring Day Farm in Durham, open to Guild members, their friends and family. Not open to the public.
  • January 14, 2020, TUESDAY, 10 am – 12 noon – Agricultural Trade Show,  at Augusta Civic Center in Augusta.
  • February  17, 2020, Monday, 10 am – 2 pm – Shipyard Tasting Room, Portland
  • March 9, 2020, Monday 10 am – 2 pm – Board of Directors Only at Appleton Creamery
  • April 6, 2020, Monday, 10 am – 2 pm Cancelled, will reschedules for a later date TBDUniversity of Maine, Orono.
  • May 4, 2020,  Monday, 12 noon – 2 pm via Zoomcontact fuzzyudder@gmail.com for login
  • June 16, 2020,  TUESDAY, 2 pm – 4  pm via Zoom –  contact fuzzyudder@gmail.com for login
  • August 9, 2020, SUNDAY,  11 am  – Balfour Farm, Pittsfield.  FMI contact Jessie: fuzzyudder@gmail.com
  • November 9, 2020, Monday, 10 am – 2pm, Annual Meeting – Pineland Farms, Bangor
  • December 6, 2020, SUNDAY 12 noon – 4 pm, – Imagine Dairy, Warren – Holiday Party open to Guild members, their friends and family. Not open to the public.

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Contact Information:
(send general inquires to)

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

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

Mark Whitney, Vice President (2018), Board (2018)
Pineland Farms Dairy Company Inc., Bangor

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

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

Board:

Holly Aker, Whole Foods (2019)
Anne Bossi, Sunset Acres, Brooksville (2018)Beth Calder, University of Maine/Cooperative Extension (2019)
Dorothee Grimm, Silvery Moon Creamery (2019)
Caitlin Hunter, Appleton Creamery (2017)
Eric Rector, Monroe Cheese Studio, Monroe (2019)
Sarah Spring, Spring Day Creamery (2018)