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    Across the Pond

    June 23, 2015

    On a recent trip to England, cheesemaker Ashley Coffey of Tomales Farmstead Creamery and her husband, Christian Coffey, experienced real Cheddar in its birthplace in Somerset, England, and share their learnings: Despite being the world’s most popular cheese, Cheddar has seen a major decline in the past few decades in terms of small producers. Only […]

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    Meet the Membership: Marin French Cheese

    June 3, 2015

    Join Marin French Cheese for their 150th Anniversary Community Picnic on June 14 from 11am-4pm.  Read on to learn more about this historic company from a recent interview with Lynne Devereux. What advice do you think founder Jefferson Thompson would want to share with CACG if he new his company was celebrating its 150th anniversary […]

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    Bohemian Creamery Update

    May 20, 2015

    Guild member Bohemian Creamery is joining the growing list of California artisan cheesemakers who have retail facilities at their creamery, so that the public can buy cheese right at the farm.  Bohemian owner/cheesemaker Lisa Gottreich has been making delectable sheep, cow, and goat cheeses at her Sebastopol creamery in Sonoma County since 2008.  She counts many top-rated […]

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    HACCP/HARPC Workshop

    April 28, 2015

    Join the CACG Cheesemaker Education Committee and Allen Sayler from the Center for Food Safety and Regulatory Solutions for two days of food safety fun. Class will take place on Tuesday, May 12 and Wednesday, May 13 at the Sheraton Hotel in Petaluma, CA. Class will be limited to 25 participants. Class fee of $295 […]

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    MEET THE MEMBERSHIP: JANET FLETCHER

    April 20, 2015

    Longtime member and author Janet Fletcher launched Planet Cheese and she’s generously donating profits from Planet Cheese T-shirt sales to the CACG.  Read on for more about Janet’s latest project. What was the genesis of Planet Cheese? When my long-running San Francisco Chronicle cheese column ended in April 2014—a casualty of a major retooling of the […]