Farmstead and Artisan Cheeses: From Concept to Commerce

Registration Information: 

October 10, 2016 9am - 4pm

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Vermont Tech - Norwich Farms. Norwich, VT

Tuition and Fees: 

The basic course cost is $125.

Lodging is available on campus for an additional fee at a very competitive rate. Please inquire about options by calling Rachel at (802) 728-1677.


Artisan cheesemaking is a great fit for sustainable farming. As a value-added component of a sustainable farming plan, cheesemaking can be another step in the holistic cycle of land to food. Today, the United States has nearly 1,000 artisan cheesemakers, with more starting up each year. However, the path to success in is not always easy, in part due to the multiple factors involved in making good quality cheeses as well as the current competitive market. This course provides fundamental and practical aspects from conceptualization to commercialization of your cheese to help you to succeed in the market.

Please also check out our other cheese courses: Essential Principles & Practices of Cheesemaking and Sensory Evaluation of Cheese