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    Product Selection Roundtable Notes

    June 6, 2016

    Dear Members, read on for notes from the 6/1 Product Selection Roundtable held at the Park Branch of the San Francisco Public Library. Thank you to the cheesemakers, retailers, and distributors who were able to join-in the conversation and share your valuable perspectives.  We’d also like to thank Deb Fox for her assistance moderating and […]

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    FSMA Webinar June 21 & 28 with Food Safety Guides

    May 9, 2016

    Cheesemakers! The times, they are a changin’. Do the new Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) rules apply to your business? As a “very small business” (under $1 million in annual food sales) you can qualify for a particular exemption from the Preventive Controls Rule for Human Food.   Are you keeping the right records and on […]

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    Distribution Roundtable Notes

    April 29, 2016

    Below are the notes captured at the roundtable discussion on March 30, 2016.  All participants were invited to submit up to 3 questions anonymously.  These questions were then sorted by general category for discussion throughout the evening.  Time ran short and many great questions remain unanswered. California Artisan Cheese Guild Roundtable Notes Topic: Distribution Date: […]

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    April Cheesemaker Ed: Peter Dixon & HACCP

    March 22, 2016

    We’re delighted to have two important cheesemaker education classes coming up in April –  read on for more details. Reverse Engineering and Troubleshooting Cheese 2-Day Class with Peter Dixon Date: April 22-23, 2016 Time: 9am-4pm Location: Tomales Farmstead Creamery, Tomales, CA Day 1 Cheesemakers, is there a cheese you love — and would love to […]

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    Come learn with us!

    March 8, 2016

    We’re honored to have some many outstanding instructors from the Guild teaching educational seminars at California’s Artisan Cheese Festival March 18-20.  Tickets for all seminars are available here. Morning Seminars – 10-11:30am Sensory Perception Presenters:  Lynne Devereux, Butter Communications Hanne Siversten, UC Davis Do you have “His” and “Hers” cheese at your house too?!  It’s normal – […]