Guild News

Award Winners 2021 Maine Cheese Award Winners (9/13/2021) - Here are the winners  chosen from a large field of excellent Maine cheeses. More information on the rankings and details will be available soon. Maine Cheese Awards 2021 Fresh Cheese 1. ChiGoBee Farm (Pownal) – Plain Chevre 2. Noisy Acres Farm (Buxton) – Plain Chevre 3. Flying Goat Farm (New Glouster) Plain Chevre Honorable Mention: […]
2021 MAINE CHEESE FESTIVAL 2021 Maine Cheese Festival and Cheese Awards (8/11/2021) - Celebrate Maine Cheese and Cheesemakers   This family-friendly event is sure to delight everyone!  Come meet 16  cheesemakers and taste their cheeses, listen to live music, enjoy 5 food trucks featuring local foods, taste and experience 12 artisan food and drink vendors and enjoy the beer and wine garden along the Sebasticook River. The educational programming will include exploring […]
REGULATORY-NEWS Open Letter Regarding the Food Sovereignty Act (5/14/2021) - The Maine Cheese Guild has released the following open letter stating its position on food sovereignty.  You can also read and download it as a pdf file here.  
Maine Cheese Guild Meeting May Guild Meeting (4/14/2021) - There is an opportunity to learn more about The Maine Cheese Guild at their next membership meeting at the end of May. With Maine’s  CDC guidelines allowing for larger group gatherings with social distancing, this will be an in-person event at Sunflower Farm and Creamery in Cumberland complete with goat yoga (free for members, $10 […]
edibleMaine - Allison Lakin Allison Lakin Article – edibleMaine (1/12/2021) - Guild member Allison Lakin of Lakin’s Gorges Cheese is featured in the winter 2021 issue of ediblemaine.com. View the article, New Techniques, Old Tricks.
Fondue for Two Fondue for Two – Virtual Fondue Class (1/8/2021) - Tuesday, February 9, 2021 6:00 PM 7:00 PM Yelp Maine is partnering with the Maine Cheese Guild to bring cheese from the state right to your door! Who doesn’t love a subscription box filled with local love?! Our first event in this series of events features Alexis Godin, Chef/Owner of Alice & Lulu’s Mountainside Restaurant, […]
Maine Cheese Guild Welcoming New Principal Member Painted Pepper Farm (12/19/2020) - We’d like to introduce new Guild members Lisa & Margaret Mae, owners of Dairy Delights Creamery at Painted Pepper Farm in Steuben, Maine. You can learn all about their farm and purchase their products at paintedpepperfarm.me. Painted Pepper Farm’s goat dairy has a diverse product offering that is available year round.
Maine Cheese Guild 2020 Guild Election of Officers & Baord (12/3/2020) - he Maine Cheese Guild is pleased to announce the election of its new President, Holly Aker, founder of Local Goods Gathered and Broken Arrow Restaurant in Portland, and four new board members...
Maine Cheese Guild Update: 2020 Maine Cheese Festival Canceled (5/4/2020) - The Board of the Maine Cheese Guild came to the difficult decision to cancel our Annual Maine Cheese Festival for 2020 at Savage Oakes Winery in Union. The safety and well being of our community and customers is our highest priority. Read a letter  from the Guild Board of Directors regarding the cancellation.
Maine Cheese Guild Meeting June Guild Meeting June 16th (5/4/2020) - June Maine Cheese Guild Meeting will be Tuesday June 16 from 2pm to 4pm. The focus will be on food safety in the time of Covid 19 and there will be a short presentation from a PhD candidate from UMO. This will be a Zoom meeting. Details here.

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