Guild Sponsored Workshops

  • Peter Dixon Reverse Engineering Workshop (4/4/2017) - Peter Dixon led 17 of us on Apr 5th through a workshop on how to “reverse engineer” a cheese that we like to eat and want to learn how to make. We specifically covered four different cheeses– Epoisses Geotrichum candidium rind aged goat cheeses Bleu d’Auvergne La Tur –but then discussed many other typs and […]
  • Make Great Milk: Milk Quality Workshop with Gary Anderson (3/3/2016) - Monday, April 25th 9:00am to 5:00pm Governor’s Restaurant Capitol Room Waterville, Maine Fee: (includes all materials and a buffet lunch) $50 for 2016 Guild Members $75 for non-members (includes 2016 Guild membership) The Maine Cheese Guild will sponsor a workshop focused on helping small dairies create the best possible milk for their own use, and/or […]
  • Peter Dixon Workshop: Nov 13-14, 2015 (9/22/2015) - Soft, Hard, and Stretchy: The Culture of Southern European Cheeses with Peter Dixon Peter Dixon taught a two day workshop focusing on the cheese styles of Southern Europe (Spain, Italy, Albania and beyond). He demonstrated making three different cheeses — one stretchy pasta filata type, one aged hard style, one young semi-soft style — and […]
  • Dairy Sanitation Workshop June 1st (5/4/2015) - University of Maine Cooperative Extension has announced that they will present a Dairy Sanitation Workshop on Monday, June 1st at the University of Maine Orono campus in the Buchanan Alumni Hall, McIntire Room. The Maine Cheese Guild will co-sponsor the event, and Guild members will receive a discount on the workshop fee. Guild members will […]
  • Workshop: The Small-Scale Cheese Business April 5-6, 2015 (2/6/2015) - The Maine Cheese Guild announces a two day workshop with Gianaclis Caldwell — The Small-Scale Cheese Business A Guide to Running a Successful Farmstead Creamery –based on her book by the same name. It will be two day-long workshops and will take place on SUNDAY and MONDAY, April 5th and 6th. The site is still […]
  • Caldwell Workshops October 25-26th 2014 (9/8/2014) - Gianaclis Caldwell will be in Maine for the American Dairy Goat Association convention, this year being held in Portland, Maine during the week of October 20th. She will be leading sessions during the conference on the basics of cheese making for the ADGA members who attend. As a result, the Maine Cheese Guild has arranged […]
  • Beginner Cheesemaking Workshop (5/30/2014) - Beginner Cheesemaking Workshop with Arlene Brokaw and Beth Calder.  Come join us to learn the basics of safe  sanitation in the home kitchen and how to make boursin and feta style cheeses at home. This class will feature a hands-on cheese making demonstration for all participants. No prior cheese making knowledge necessary! Location: University of Maine, Orono Campus […]

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