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.
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.
Seeking MCG Events Coordinator (11/8/2019) - Maine Cheese Guild Events Coordinator: 2020 The Events Coordinator is a part time, year round, independent contractor position with the Maine Cheese Guild. The purpose of this position is to coordinate and organize Maine Cheese Guild events and promote these events to the general public. Events include the Agriculture Trade Show (January 14, 15, and […]
Save This Date (9/12/2019) - October Guild Meeting Monday October 21st is our next guild meeting, it will be held at Crooked Face Creamery at their new location in Skowhegan from 10 am to 2 pm. We’ll be touring Amy’s new facility and debriefing the Cheese Festival and Open Creamery Day, so mark your calendars! More details here.
Visit us at The Fair (9/10/2019) - Maine Cheese Guild members will be chatting up the visitors at the Common Ground Country Fair again this year from September 20th through 22nd. Stop by their booth in the Agricultural Products section and taste and talk Maine cheese and cheesemaking. The Guild is also offering a demo–Cheesemaking in the Home Kitchen in the Country […]
Festival of Cheese — Pittsburgh 2018 (7/31/2018) - What can I say: if this isn’t the ultimate celebration of North American cheese, I don’t know what is… I think every cheese maker and cheese lover should be able to experience this at least once.
Day 3: And Away We Go (7/28/2018) - City of Bridges Maine Rocks! (Thanks Arlene!) Saturday skips a breakfast meeting, and condenses the lunch break into the Brunch of Champions, so there were three different session blocks available. First up: Cornerstone Project Peter Dixon, Parish Hill Creamery Rachel Fritz-Schaal, Parish Hill Creamery Mark Gillman, Cato Corner Farm Sue Miller, Birchrun Hill Farm Moderator: […]
ACS Awards 2018 (7/27/2018) - Maine is in the house! One winner from the Pine Tree State this year– Congratulations: Winter Hill Farm, 3rd Place for their Feta!
Day 2: Digging Into Pittsburgh (7/27/2018) - Our day began early, as it often does on Fridays, with a meeting of the Guild Leaders for breakfast. And right off there was a major success! Arlene had written to the ACS asking that there be some programming at the conference addressing the ongoing Dairy Crisis for both organic and conventional producers of fluid […]
Day 1: Welcome to Pittsburgh! (7/26/2018) - We have arrived and are looking forward to learning. First up the Vermont Pancake Breakfast (really good bacon!) followed by the keynote: Ignite Your Goals, by Gary O’Brion. Next up for me: Affinage — Under the Microscope Ben Wolfe, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Microbiology at Tufts Panos Lekkas, Cellars at Jasper Hill and Jasper Hill […]
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