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New Cheese Club in South Florida.  For more information, contact Louise Dutton at 954-993-3993 or e-mail weeza@weeza.com

San Diego, California.  Queso Diego
.  Meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month at 6:30pm and most meetings focus on a featured discussion topic and are led by members and local experts.  Annual membership dues of $20 per year are requested and are used to cover the costs of running the club, along with materials and cheese samples for meetings.  Website:  http://quesodiego.org/,  Facebook:  click here.

For Sale

EQUIPMENT


Two new (unused) stainless steel 10 gal milk cans for sale. I paid $149.00/each,
Lawrence, 347-921-2626, Queens, NY



Cream Separator.  Coburn model MC60.  It is an electric motor. I have only used it a few times, but I have Jersey cows and the cream is too thick for this separator. It would be best used with Holstein cow milk. Asking $250. Please e-mail sandysmoocow@hotmail.com



Equipment for small scale commercial cheesemaking:  125-gal KleenFlo vat; SS 4 Lever Press/Drain Table; 2-curd harps & Stir tools; Forms- over 40 of various sizes: Kadova, Tome, Camembert; SS Sinks, Shelving, Scale, Vacuum Packer, supplies, water heater; UV light water purifier; Compressor and fan for aging room; Selling as package: $20,000, NW PA (Corry), pick-up only.  mike@accheese.com, 814-663-9239


Emery Thompson CB-350 6 quart Ice Cream maker for sale. Asking $7,500 FOB. Will be glad to email pictures. Gently used. I made ice cream for the farmer's market 2 years with it. Christie 540-460-4161 or drnkmlk2@yahoo.com

Are you looking to open a new dairy? We are selling all the equipment in our dairy in Freeland, Washington as one package deal. It all fits into one rental Penske truck. There are way too many pieces to list here, so contact us for further information and pictures. (Whatever contact info you want to use) vbrown@littlebrownfarm.com   6/18/15


Complete cheese making setup. 130 gallon round cheese vat with pasteurizer, molds, presses, draining table, and many misc. supplies. Also complete 4 stall cow milking set up with vac pump, 4 milkers, pipeline, pulsators and 250 gallon sunset milk tank with compressor, Micro Dairy Designs bottling setup with pump, hose, and gallon and half gallon carousel. Located in South Carolina. 843-319-4373      6/14/15


2.5 gal stainless milk cans. Like new. Lids included. $30 each.  Contact Karenna at 248-930-6172. 5/28/15


Custom-built, easy-clean stainless drain table with 5 stainless lever presses, 5 longhorn molds, and plenty of followers, $2500.
  Laval 600 gallon refrigerated milk tank, works great but needs a new thermometer, with an extra compressor, $3,500 obo.  Cheese molds: 10 Tomme with lids, 10 Brie, 6 Buche, 10 small basket molds, plus other miscellaneous molds, $250.  Located in Southern Utah.  Call D.J. at 435-590-0692 for details.  5/10/15


Due to family health problems, we have closed our small sheep and goat dairy in Williamstown, NY and are selling a complete milking and cheese making equipment package for milking up to 40 goats or sheep and making raw milk aged hard cheeses. We have everything you need except the animals and the building. Contact us at goatmilk@frontier.com for a complete list with prices. Or, call Matt at 315-964-9900.


Cheese vat / dairy tank 60 gallons (240 litres). Double jacket (no isolation), paddle agitator, butterfly valve and wheels. This cheese vat is situated on a dairy farm in the Netherlands. We will ship world wide. Price: $5,500 - excluding VAT, shipping costs and customs/import charges. Photos and information: https://cheesevatforsale.wordpress.com/cheese-vat-for-sale/, Johan Vermeltfoort, j_vermeltfoort@hotmail.com


All stainless steel 60 gallon kettle to make cheese in.  It is set up now to use steam.  Just change the hook ups and can be used with hot water for aged cheese $1,850 OBO. 15 gallon pasteurizer with a recently replaced heater core. $3,500 OBO.  Can deliver for a fee.  Contact Ashley Kulp  570-713-5711


Small batch cup set or drinkable yogurt manual rotary filler set manufactured by Microdairy Designs.
   Includes two change plates, funnel, plastic bottle/ lids for drinkable yogurt.  System turned by hand.  Does not include transfer pump, 6oz cups/seals/tubing.   If new, over $2500. Asking $1500- in PA.  Call 610-827-2014


Barely used Wheeler Cheese Press. Mint condition. The stainless drain pan is missing. Asking $150.00.  I can provide a photo.  E-mail - koppfritz@yahoo.com


150 Gal. Dairy-Kool milk tank in very good condition. Located in Washington, Maine.  $2500,00. Please call 207-845-2077


Mueller 200g used in good condition, bulk tank for sale. Located in CT asking $2200. Working condition when disconnected last year, stored in barn. Contact gfarmstead@hotmail.com


Steam electric kettle for sale. Capacity is 120 liters self powered double wall unit. Can send a picture if you need. Location- Vancouver BC.  E-mail- John@Mrazek.net or call 604 551-7555


Micro Dairy Designs Vat Pasteurizer for sale. Has 10 gallon insert and 22 gallon insert. 5 years old, was used in a licensed goat cheese company up until 2 weeks ago when larger equipment was installed. Comes complete with chart recorder, mercury thermometers, peristaltic pump, wall racks, agitator and measuring stick. In good working order, located in Texas. Asking $9500. Contact me at eric@caprinoroyale.com or call Eric at 254-723-2663.


Dari Kool 150 gallon bulk tank in very good condition.  Located in Washington, Maine.  Asking $2500  OBO.  Ray Hill - seconddraughtfarm@gmail.com


Ice Cream Machine, Emory Thompson 350, 2 years old, Used very little to make ice cream for farmers market last year.  Asking $8,000.  540-460-4161
  drnkmlk2@yahoo.com


Individual cheese moulds, ripening racks and mats, used but in excellent condition.   Pont-Levesque Square Molds, Truncated Pyramid molds (Valencay), Faiselle molds (round with bottom and feet),  Racks- 20” X 24.75” X 4” (feet),  20” X 24.75” X 5.5 “ (feet),   25” X 26” X 3.5” (feet); Ripening rack stationary base: 22” X 26,”  Ripening rack wheel base,  Stainless steel drain table.  Located in Champaign, Illinois.  For photos and more information, e-mail Leslie Cooperband at prairiefruits@gmail.com


700 Liter Round Dutch-style cheese vat:
  New in summer 2012, and in excellent condition. Expanding operation and is available right away. $14,000 OBO.  Also for sale, single cylinder pneumatic cheese press with 63" stack height. New 2008. $2500 OBO. Contact for photos. E-mail philthecheeseguy@gmail.com


30 Gallon Butter Churn: Control unit, motor, wiring, drum and paddle all new in 2013 & very well maintained. Variable speed control: forward and reverse, single phase electric with 220V, two drains. Asking $7500 Excellent Condition. Located in southern ME. For pics and more info e-mail Jennell.carter@gmail.com


Stainless Steel Cheese Moulds- professional quality- won't rust, near new. 4.25" by 4.25" Tomme Moulds and 4.25" by 8.25" top of the line moulds. E-mail taviussims@rocketmail.com for pics and more info or call 970-306-1599. $40 for smalls, $65 for larges. Located in Copake, NY.


2 chart recorders for pasteurizers, asking $550 each.  Email - goatmilk@frontier.com for more info.


Used ThermoSafe Insulated Dairy Carts,  Damon Carson at Repurposed Materials in Denver, Colorado, 303-321-1471, damon@repurposedmaterials-denver.com


Pasteurizer, 25 gal vat, water bath w/immersion heaters type
, PMO leak-detect outlet valve, circular paper chart recorder, indicating & air space thermometers, gear driven motor/agitator, manual control panel. 240 volt, 60 cycle, single phase, 90 amp. Used in NYS approved cheese facility. $15,000.00. Excellent condition. Email: chrissey@joyofthejourneyfarm.com


60 gallon Groen tilting kettle. 
This kettle is great for a small dairy.  You can easily culture a variety of cheese at a scale that is easy to handle.  The tilting feature makes it easy to remove the curd/cheese.  Asking $1500.  Please contact Mark at 860 465-7419. The tank is located in Lebanon, CT.


Tindall 772 all stainless filling machine, for ice cream, sour cream, cottage cheese, butter, yogurt, potato salad, hummus, etc.
Inline filler drops a cup, fills, puts on a cap.  Does not have a heat sealer, though there is space to add one.  Currently set up for Berry Plastics T409CP 32 oz cup.  Low usage and in excellent condition.  Priced low- it needs to go! $15,000.  Paul - 413-339-0033 or  paul@sidehillfarm.net


Neiros bulk tank for sale - 40 gallon brand new $4200.  Stainless steel 3 bay sink with two drainboards $700.  Portable milker (4 goat/sheep or 2 cows at a time) $4000.  Two Livestock guardian dogs, both female intact 2 year olds - $1000 for pair.  Contact elenandt@gmail.com, 508.965.4643.  Located in Brooks, Maine.


I have over 3000 glass milk crates to sell at $1 each. 
Located in Firth, Nebraska. Contact: Jacob Hickey, jhickey@pldairy.com


2001 Clair Milky cream separator, #E85, used little, great condition, s/s milk tanks and food grade plastic milk and cream spouts, 60L or 18 gal/hr capacity. $700.  Contact Debora Casey at ddc1475@yahoo.com for pictures and more info.


50 gallon Neiros Bulk Tank:
Selling this refurbished tank as we're downsizing the farm! Purchased in May for $4850 (includes chart recorder) from Bob White Systems; in like-new condition before they refurbished it. We carefully brought it home and then stored it in our house, so it hasn't even had a chance to get dusty! Asking $4700, located near Rochester, NY. Email chicoryfarm@gmail.com for more information.


Deville FS-40 cheese shredder / grater, (capacity approximately 14.000 lbs / hr.  Matching SS Tumbler and conveyor to make complete line also available  (401)272-4979.


16 gallon per hour electric cream separator from Hamby Dairy Supply.  Uses spinning disc technology. Used but like new. Price is reduced to $400. Located in Rollinsford, NH. Please contact Phil with questions or for pictures.  brandmoorefarm@gmail.com,  603-828-2402


True-23, 1 door heated cabinets,
  Used but in excellent condition. Could be used for proofing breads or to cure yogurt.  Each comes with 3 adjustable, heavy-duty chrome plated shelves, door locks, and 4" casters and holds temperatures between 80F and 200F using forced-air heat.  300-series stainless steel interior and exterior.  The exterior has a color-coded temperature monitor. Has an adjustable dial control for low humidity.  New, cost $2735.  Asking $2100 per unit.  Located Lebanon, CT. Call Marie at 860-942-3727.


Milky brand cream separator.  This an electric unit that uses spinning disk technology.  It is used, but like new.  The price is reduced to $1920.  Located in Lebanon, CT.  For more information, please call Marie at 860 942-3727. Pictures are available.


30 gallon pasteurizer for sale in Maine. This unit works perfectly, and includes Anderson recorder, all thermometers, extra charts, pen inks, curd collector, stainless measuring stick, and stainless curd harp. electrical panel is included. Price is $12,000.00, and unit must be picked up here. The price for a new one is $22,000! Please call 207-639-2074.

Cheese harp. 
Cutting depth 10 inches x 6 inches wide.  Stainless steel.  Cutting 'wires' at ½ inch spacing.  $120 + post.  Photo & more details from davidbee@mts.net

3000-5000 Litre Plava Cream Separator and Milk Cleaner, self cleaning.
Year: 2004. Fully reconditioned with spare parts and new control panel.  Due to the fact that we represent PLAVA in the UK, full technical support will be provided.  Tel: 07847955125

Wheeler cheese press for sale.
  Press is in excellent shape with all parts included. 
Asking $175 or B/O.  Send email to bboutot@hotmail.com for pictures or offers.

Pasteurizer for Cheese.
  Heat Exchanger KMA  3.000 Ltr/Hour2)- Holding Tube For 5min but can be reduced  because it is adjustable.  Very good condition.  New parts at fair pricing.  Fully reconditioned.  http://www.dairymachineryuk.co.uk/pasteurizers-and-heat-exchanges/ Contact Thomas Tsakas dairymachineryuk@yahoo.co.uk


240 Gallon Bulk Milk Tank.  We have a 240 gallon "Solar" brand Milk Minder bulk tank for sale, with compressor. Good shape and works fine.  (See photos at http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=218&ad=23293209&cat=98)  The tank is currently still installed - so you can see it working if you like.  You will need to uninstall. The tank is currently installed about 10 feet from the compressor, and you can have as much of the attached copper pipe as you want, as well as the coolant. Southern Utah.  Asking $2,000. Questions-  dj@jackrabbitcheese.com

Used- Jackson Commercial Dishwasher Conserver XL, 12 Kadova Gouda Cheese Molds size 2.2Kilo,  2 Bay Stainless Sink, many plastic racks for aging and trolleys.   Please email Karen at kgetz@gmavt.net for more information and pricing.  Located in Vermont.

Hand Thrown Pottery Butter Churns, 
I use food safe commercial glazes. I make the dashers from oak. Each churn is slightly different. I use either white or a more rustic brown clay. Please check out all my pottery on ETSY at Freshwell Pottery.  E-mail me - freshwellpottery@windstream.net

30 gallon pasteurizer-"The Vat"
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one year old, used 5 months-chart recorder with digital airspace and product thermometer, additional 90 degree stainless product elbow and clamps $20,000 ($22,000 new) also, 3 new stainless milk cans & 220 soft cheese molds.  Call Michael in the Hudson Valley, NY  (717) 891-5641

EQUIPMENT WANTED


Hardy's Equipment in the UK is looking to purchase processing and packaging machines. Offer us your surplus equipment. Tel: +44 (0)7847955125 Sales@Hardysequipment.co.uk


250-1000 Vat Pasteurizer wanted.   If you have available, please forward photos, specs and pricing.  rogersbeasley1@gmail.com


Wanted: a used 100 to 300 gallon vat pasteurizer (preferably by C Van't Reit). Contact phuong9100@hotmail.com


I am looking for a portable cow milker. Would like a pulse version, used is ok. Call 256 601-1127 or e-mail mnelson@farmerstel.com



Looking for a USDA-grade commercial pasteurizer with a capacity of under 10 gallons; needs to have three thermometers and a temp. recording device. Used is preferable, but any information on new models would also be appreciated. Please contact Sister Gertrude at srmariagertrude@yahoo.com


Looking for a 100 gal. bulk tank (as close to NH as possible), either to buy outright or possibly trade for the 300 gal. tank we currently have.   Contact Matty Huckins at 603-630-8720 or mattyhuckins@live.com


Starting a small farmstead creamery and I need some equipment.
Located in Maine. Wanted: 100-150 gallon cheese vat. 150-300 gallon bulk tank. 10-20 lb round cheese molds.  Please contact if you have anything! elsiegawler@gmail.com

Anyone have a cream separator for sale? 
Please contact auntbeaskids@yahoo.com

Looking for Grade A Dairy Equipment- bulk tank and pasteurizer, prefer around 30 gallons. 
Also, looking for pumps, bottler, and a 3 basin stainless steel sink. 307-996-6738.

Wanted to Buy:  100 to 150 gallon vat pasteurizer for cheesemaking.
Catherine Glomski, Hubbard Lake, MI,  989 727-2292,  caglomski@hotmail.com

Used dairy equipment wanted to include small cheese vat, bulk milk tank, pasteurizer. 
Please contact Barbara at orchardhill@embarqmail.comor call 804-922-3342

Used aluminum or stainless 5 gallon/20 liter milk containers wanted.
Please respond - bprezant@uw.edu


LIVESTOCK

Nubian Goats registered and pets for sale - also sheep.
  Winemaking equipment - crusher, destemer, cases of new wine bottles, etc. Conichaney@aol.com


We have East Fresian Dairy sheep for sale as well as some Nubian, Saanen and Nigerian goats. Closed herd.  Shipping can be arranged for an additional charge.  Whispering Pines Farm, Dairy and Cheesery, Mauldin, SC 29662.  864-982-5331- texting is best for me.


Three year old purebred Nubian buck for sale, Beebee MGL Mason. He comes from great milking lines, is very gentle and has a great disposition. He has been raised on our farm in Idaho in our closed herd free of TB, Brucelosis and CAE. His registration ID is N1618216. Please call 208-993-1841 or email jolmyers@gmail.com for pictures or more information.


Miniature Saanen Dairy Goats (Saanen/Nigerian Dwarf) Kids Available. Bonnie (631) 617-7319 hollydove80@hotmail.com ,  Selden, NY (Long Island)


Purebred Nubian Dairy Goats for sale.  6 Doe kids born 2015, 2-3 Dry yearlings, 2-3 First fresheners,  2 bucks Healthy, CAE/CL negative, disbudded, dewormed, vaccinated. Excellent genetics with Kastdemur and Pennyroyal bloodlines. $300-$600 per goat in Chester County, PA. Please e-mail for specific info: catherine@yellowspringsfarm.com


We have 2 pregnant mini Nubian does that are due April 1, 2015 in Elk Point, South Dakota. The kids will be for sale for those interested in purchasing. Great milking lines. Right now we have mini Nubian bucks for sale.   Interested parties may contact us at ep_barbie2@speednet.com


Baahhummbuzz farm is located in Dixfield, Maine. We have 5 pregnant does that are due in March, 2015. Their kids will be for sale at 8 weeks old. They will be alpine, nubian, oberhasli crosses. As you know, it is a crap shoot of does vs. bucks. if interested in expanding your herd contact Karen Shumac at (207) 645-9702. We can also be contacted at: pookbubb@myfairpoint.net


Livestock Guardian Puppies.  Anatolian Shepherd puppies available from strong working dogs. Puppies are well socialized with dairy goats, sheep, pigs, cows and poultry. Please call 804-922-3342 for availability and price.



We have two Nubian doelings for sale DOB 6/1/2014. One doeling is a palomino color the other is brown with lots of color. Friendly weaned bottle babies. Both parents are large with lots of milk history. I Feed a GMO free organic diet, Clean closed herd $250.00 ea. North West Montana 406-837-2338-Pam


Young dairy ewes - A cheesemaker's delight!
Sheep's milk is richer and more forgiving than goat's milk. Great for cheese, yogurt, even ice cream. Ewes may be bred upon request. $200 each. Please email for more info: mhite@wavecable.com. NW Washington State.


We sell hand milking trained family cows (Jerseys and Jersey Crosses). Questa NM.  www.handmilking.com or joy@handmilking.com


Dairy Goats for sale.  Nigerian dwarf kids for sale.  Dairy, show and pets available.  Registered tested herd.  Adorable kids, does and bucks.  Stone Silo Farm, Woodbury, CT.  Keggil@netscape.net


We are downsizing our herd of American Milking Devons and have 4 bred cows, 1 bred heifer, 1 yearling heifer and 1-- 2 year old bull for sale.  Cows have been hand milked and machine milked.  Their milk is absolutely lovely for rich creamy yogurt and cheese.  Some A2 genetics in the bunch.  All registered and well handled.  A good home is a must.  Call or e-mail for pricing and more info.  Heather Gallagher  603-675-2200  manysummersfarm@gmail.com Located in Cornish, NH


Dutch belted cows and heifers for sale. 
Located 25 miles N. of Searcy, Arkansas.  501-728-4799


Now taking reservations for ADGA registered Nubian kids.
Due to kid early March. This Vermont herd was just CAE tested a month ago. My girls  come from excellent milking lines. These Nubians are big healthy does. All babies are bottle fed and disbudded unless otherwise advised. photos upon request. There should be lots of colorful babies. Prices vary. picconner@gmail.com or call 802-763-2929


Nigerian Dwarf Kids Registered Dairy, Stock Harrison, Maine. 
Birthing March, 2014.  Taking reservations for both Registered and Pet Quality kids.  Old School Creamery, Harrison, Maine.  Contact: 207-647-9613, oldschoolcreamery@gmail.com


1-month-old kids (doelings and wether) and a 1-year-old breed-ready doe for sale in Monroe, WA area.
Dam and sire are direct-line from Zederkamm stock. Dam produces 5.5 lb/milk with consistent milking. Kinders are an excellent dual-purpose breed. Doe is milk-stand and lead-trained. E-mail kindergoatcheese@gmail.com for photos if interested.


Dwarf Nigerian Goats have the highest butterfat of any dairy goat, (great for cheese) producing about 1 1/2 quarts per day. 
They are smaller in size (about knee high when grown), healthy and easy to raise.  We have some beautiful, blue-eyed young bucks ready to breed this fall for spring kids and several bucklings that can be registered and will be ready to breed next spring.  At this time, we have 2 brown-eyed does, one white and one tri-color left.  We make sure all are handled daily.  They are very gentle, love their attention and make wonderful pets.  Our location is Newkirk, North-Central Oklahoma.  We would be glad to send pictures or information about our website.  Phone 580-368-7222


Sweet Alpine and Saanen does and doelings:
Downsizing our farm, and offering our wonderful does for sale. They are mostly bottle-fed, so very sweet. Would make the most excellent addition to a hobby farm for home cheesemaking. Alpines purchased originally from Lazy Lady Farm in Vermont; they're about 2 years old now and have kidded once. Excellent mothers and easy to milk. Email Sara at chicoryfarm@gmail.com or call 585-739-3110 for more information.


3 yr old Katahdin ewe and her 4 month old ewe lamb for sale.
She is lead friendly and trained on the milking stand. She has a very nice udder and at peak was milking 2 qts daily plus nursing big twins.  Her ram lamb was 7.5 lbs at birth and 77lbs at 4 mos. He is for sale also and will sire meat lambs and milking ewes. The sire of these babies was 280 lbs at 2 and their grandsire is 400 lbs. They all shed slick. Contact FlairFayre@gmail.com for more information and photos.


Registered Alpine dairy goats for sale. 
3 beautiful bucks born March 18, 2013.  Excellent bloodlines. They are the great-grand sons of Willow Run Armand Rishona who was national grand champion 4 times-making her one of only a handful of does to win 4 national show grand championships. They will be a wonderful addition to any herd for genetic improvement. $250.00 each. Please call 928-713-3114. Located in Prescott Valley, AZ.


Family milk cows in SE Tennessee
, First lactation heifers as well as yearling heifers. Most crossbreeds are jersey or holstein crosses.  Most are halter broke and extremely gentle. There are 9 that calved in January and February. Tyree Family Farms - 423-316-0093


Nigerian Dwarf Doelings, Wethers and Bucks for sale at  Back Meadow Farm, East Montpelier, Vermont.  
Our goats are family and it is difficult to sell any of them (just ask our granddaughter and she will say we need to keep them all!!!)  We have one or two doelings, two wethers, and two bucks for sale.  All are ADGA registered and come from excellent lines; vaccinated and tested for TB, Brucellosis, CAE and CL.  Does are fed organic grain, really good hay, and are outside every day all day.  Doelings $250 to 300; Bucks as a pair $495; Wethers $175/pair or free as a companion goat with a doeling at full price.   Check out the herd https://www.facebook.com/BackMeadowFarm or by email fran_weinbaum@yahoo.com


Two ADGA registered Sable bucklings, born March 17 and March 22.   Black sundgau in color, these are excellent potential herdsires for your dairy goat herd.  For photos and information, e-mail rosawoodsii@bluestreakme.com.  Excellent conformation and dairy type. Healthy, vigorous, dam-raised naturally without chemicals or vaccines.  Dams are CAE, Johnes, and CL tested negative. 


Sunflower Farm Creamery Cumberland, Maine 
Lots of Nigerian Dwarf kids for sale.  Due to be born April-May, and ready for new homes in June-July.  Come try chevre, feta and caramel made in our state licensed kitchen May-January.  We love visitors and talking goats and cheese, so feel free to make a visit to our farm part of your trip to Maine. Website: www.sunflowerfarm.info,  Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/sunflowerfarmcreamery


Attention: Artisanal Goat Dairies:  Pennyroyal Nubians has registered breeding stock from high production, high component milk.  CAE/CL free herd on DHIR test.  Average herd butterfat is 5+%, protein 3.7-4%, and all animals tested for Alpha s1 casein have been maximum casein levels.  Herd is in western Oregon, air-shipping available.  Taking reservations now.  Please e-mail: Ellen Chanterelle: elky@epud.net


AlpineGlo Farm will be offering premium Alpine dairy goat kids starting this March. ADGA registerable, CAE, TB, Brucellosis free herd with excellent bloodlines. Follow us on Facebook , visit www.vthorseshoer.com, or call 802-463-2018 for full details. Prices range from $150-$300, make your reservation now!


All ages of gentle Jerseys for sale in Emmett, Idaho. Contact Lorie - goodjerseys@speedyquick.net or call (208)365-8835


Two pure- bred Nubian kids, born May 31, 2012 for sale. Buckling is brown with black points.  Doeling is light brown, white top knot, flashy spots on her leg and side.  Both are disbudded and UTD on shots.  Both can be registered and come from excellent bloodline.  Asking $100 for the buckling & $200 for the doeling.   Located in upstate New York.  Call Michele at 518-692-8220 for more information and/or photos.


Jobs and Employment


LOOKING FOR OPPORTUNITIES

Looking for advanced, head or assistant cheese making gig from November to April. 2 Years experience as co-head cheese maker, lead affinuer, orderfulfillment, milking Jersey's at Cascadia Creamery in Washington state.  Contact me for resume, cover letter and anyother documents you may need at lucasking94@gmail.com or (509) 637-3767.  Willing to travel or move anywhere in the country or abroad.


Seeking a new opportunity in any part of the world for the summer and maybe longer. Currently living in Missouri on an organic 80-acre farm/ranch/orchard on a work-trade since 2012, with my 14-year-old son. I have lamancha dairy goats that can come with me.  I am an energetic, highly motivated self-starter with extensive know-how and experience. Angela Rothweiler  greenergirl@gmail.com

OFFERING OPPORTUNITIES


NORTHEAST

Progressive Long Island NY Goat and Cow dairy seeking associate cheese maker. Great opportunity for a beginner, we will train. Learn to make fresh cheeses, butter, yogurt, Glass bottle milk, and some aged cheese. Room and Board provided. Contact Hal@Goodalefarms.com


Workshop Teacher Needed.  I own a retail store on Cape Cod that sells cheese making products - NewFarm in Orleans, MA. I am interested in having a cheese making 101 workshop, and I am looking for someone to run it. I can't pay you, but you could charge whatever you thought was appropriate for a fee per person. lindsay@newfarmstore.com


Crosswinds Farm & Creamery is hiring a Dairy Product Salesperson, based out of Ithaca, NY, to grow wholesale & retail sales of our farmstead artisinal cheese, yogurt & milk.  Please contact crosswindsfarmcreamery@gmail.com for more info!


Farm apprenticeship position: small new sheep dairy in Northern Vermont is seeking one or two farm apprentices for the 2015 season, April 15- mid July or later. Ideal apprentices will be a couple or a pair of friends, have their own vehicle, have a genuine interest in organic apple orchard management and/or organic sheep dairying, and love to sing.  For more info, e-mail maria@catehillorchard.com and visit our website catehillorchard.com


Silvery Moon Creamery is an award-winning maker of artisanal cheeses & other dairy products and is located at Smiling Hill Farm in Westbrook, Maine.
We are looking for an associate cheesemaker (full-time). This person will be involved in all aspects of the cheese making process including production, affinage, packaging, and marketing. Our small size means that each person contributes to many aspects of the business. Cheesemaking experience and/or experience with sanitary work practices required. Please email a resume or description of your work history, including references, to info@silverymooncheese.com


Larson Farm is a 40 cow grass-fed Jersey herd in SW Vermont.   We wish to set up a small processing plant to produce pasture butter and perhaps skyr or soft low-fat cheese, or other products.  We are looking for a person or couple who are passionate about small-scale dairy processing and diversified food production and who may also wish to start his/her/their own complimentary enterprise.  www.larsonfarmvt.com


Monson Farmers’ Market in Monson, MA is looking for someone in our area who is a cheese maker who would like to sell at our market.   We are open every Thursday from May 22 thru October 9 from 3:00 to 6:30 pm.  We have a website:  Monsonfarmersmarket.org if you would like more information about us.  Contact: Linda Hatch, lnhatch67@msn.com


Huckins Farm in New Hampton, NH is looking for a cheese intern who will work up to (over a few months) being our full time cheesemaker.
  For more info: http://nh.craigslist.org/fbh/. Contact Matty Huckins at 603-630-8720 or mattyhuckins@live.com


Part time help in cheese kitchen at historic farmstead dairy in Ipswich, MA.  Responsibilities will include cutting, wrapping, mixing, packing cheese and lots of dishes. Please contact Anna at Acantelmo@ttor.org


Cheesemaking Internship at The Sandwich Creamery, in North Sandwich, NH. 
Minimum commitment Memorial Day thru Labor Day.  E-mail sandwichcreamery@aol.com for more information.  Application available on our website - www.sandwichcreamery.com


Experienced cheese maker wanted for Southern Vermont artisan cheese company, Maplebrook Farm.  Responsibilities include: making cheeses we currently sell and developing new products, packaging finished products, managing small staff, and ensuring the environment is clean, safe, and sanitary. Should be a positive team player. Preference given to individual with experience in crafting Mediterranean and Italian style cheeses.  Salary commensurate with experience and benefits  included. Respond with cover letter and resume to sarah@mountainmozzarella.com. More info at http://www.maplebrookvt.com/


Expand our cheese making operation.
We currently have a retail store in the Hartford, Ct area that features wine, beer, cheese and soda making supplies. The Hartford area is ripe for an expanded cheese offerings and classes.   We are looking forward to retirement.  If you are interested in owning this type of business,   Contact bwmwct@cs.com or  860 247-2969.


Small goat dairy producer searching for a cheese maker. Willing to share fifty-fifty in an artisan cheese venture located in Stowe, Vermont.   Kaiser Farm currently milks a herd of 60 mixed-breed goats, shipping fluid milk.  The farmer wishes to develop on- farm production of raw aged cheeses, with potential for adding fresh and pasteurized cheeses as the business develops.  Applicants should have proven business, marketing, and cheese making skills, and be able to work independently.  Farm experience is desirable also.  Housing available. Christine Kaiser, 802-253-8222  Or, send cover letter and resume to:  1148 Nebraska Valley Road, Stowe, VT 05672


Looking for cheese maker for small plant in MA, just outside of Boston. Experience with VAT pasteurizer a plus, mozzarella making even better. Please contact us thru the website www.mozzarellahouse.com

SOUTHEAST

Internships.  Farm in eastern south-central Alabama.
You can expect to learn a variety of skills unique to small sustainable farming: milking, milk handling, processing, cattle handling (dairy and beef), beekeeping, food processing. Hard work and beautiful scenery. Interns must able to work well others (humans and livestock).  http://pecanpointfarm.com 334-667-6902  Becky


Advance Cheesemaker wanted at award-winning Flat Creek Farm & Dairy in Swainsboro, GA. 
Will manage all cheesemaking duties, including product packaging, working in cheese caves, following Flat Creek recipes, helping with general clean up and assisting on the farm as needed.  Competitive salary and possibly lodging.  Send your resume in confidence (email only, no calls please) to farmsales@flatcreeklodge.comwww.flatcreeklodge.com


Apprentice Cheesemaker wanted at award-winning Flat Creek Farm & Dairy in Swainsboro, GA.  Cheesemaking duties include: product packaging, working in cheese caves, following Flat Creek recipes, helping with general clean up and assisting on the farm as needed.  Competitive salary and possibly lodging.  Send your resume in confidence (email only, no calls please) to farmsales@flatcreeklodge.comwww.flatcreeklodge.com

MIDWEST

Goat Rodeo Farm and Dairy is seeking a Goat Herdsman Trainee. We are a 130 acre farm located 30 minutes north of Pittsburgh, PA. We offer salary commensurate with experience, 6 paid holidays, one week paid vacation after one year of service, five and one half day work week. Please send cover letter, resume, and references to info@goatrodeocheese.com



Apprentice cheesemaker wanted Chester County, PA.  Award - winning goat dairy.  Full-time position - housing possible.  Start April-May, 2015 - 1 yr minimum commitment. Related experience preferred, but will consider passionate, eager, attentive person able to lift 50 lbs safely & stand long hours. Please send resume, references and salary requirements to al@yellowspringsfarm.com


94 acre central Missouri MIG beef farm looking to add a dairy operation selling fermented drinkable milk products/ cheese. Long term start up commitment needed with some capital. ltcnurse@hotmail.com


Cheese Making/Goat Dairy Internship. Small farmstead goat dairy producing artisan goat cheeses in SW Missouri is looking for a couple of interns. We would like at least a three month commitment. These are full time internships and include housing, meals and a stipend. For more information contact us at terrellcreekfarm@yahoo.com


Cheese Making/Dairy Internship.  Small artisan goat dairy in southeastern PA is looking for a farm intern.  We are looking for a person who possesses the ability to wear many hats and appreciates the benefits of hands on learning.  Responsibilities would include but not be limited to cheese making, milking, attending farmers markets, herd management, cheese work, deliveries, and cleaning.  This is a full time position and includes housing, 2 meals and a stipend. Looking for at least a six month commitment.  Send resume to goatfarmer1@gmail.com

Seeking a business partner. I have 200 acres located NW Illinois; I have a Jersey and sheep. I have access to goat milk. I would like to open cheesemaking classes; the partner part is your knowledge of making cheese.  Contact me at 815-312-0912 or email me - deborah-371@hotmail.com

SOUTHWEST

Interns to stay up to six months in our busy season, from April to September (West Texas). The two areas we most need help would be caring and milking the goats. The other need is to have assistance in the cheese kitchen to process the milk and make the various cheese products. English is the preferred language, however Spanish speakers could be accommodated.  For more info, e-mail us at marfamaid.dairy@gmail.com

WEST

Looking for experienced cheese maker with 6-10 years of professional experience to launch a new cheese business in Sierraville, California. Unique opportunity to be involved in designing creamery, choosing equipment, and selecting cheese(s). Compensation commensurate with experience, and includes housing and insurance. Please send resume to evelarrucea@gmail.com for more information.


Looking for live-in dairy help in Cheyenne, WY.  Salary plus all living expenses.  (Goats, human kids, and other well behaved animals welcome)  307-996-6738


I am interested in finding out some contacts for hiring a cheese making student or young master cheese maker. Either for salary or intern status or both. My ultimate candidate would be is a passionate skier/cheese freak willing to relocate to Park City UT to help me create a really amazing artisan cheese manufacturing facility and ski incredible Utah powder; my two great interests! Contact: bobtmerrill@gmail.com


Cheese Maker Wanted.  Creamery on beautiful Lake Chelan in Washington state is expanding operations. Additional cheese maker needed. Salary based on experience. Respond by email (sherry@fromaggiomanson.com) with resume or mail to PO Box 1104, Chelan WA, 98816. Visit our website to learn more about us; http://www.fromaggiomanson.com


INTERNATIONAL

Cheesemaker, Alberta, Canada. Family operated cheese production factory (including mozzarella and provolone) is looking for experienced Cheesemakers/Cheese Production Specialists for its plant in Calgary, Alberta. Wages: $23.00 -$28.00 Cdn hour/ depending on experience.   Minimum 3 years of experience and food processing oriented education required.  Contact Aleksandra@eurolabour.ca


Experienced cheese maker wanted for Palivor Ranch; a small goat dairy producer in Demirkoy, Turkey.  Palivor Ranch  currently milks a herd of 160 Saanen-breed goats, shipping fluid milk.  The farmer wishes to develop on-farm production of raw aged cheeses, with immediate potential for adding fresh and pasteurized cheeses.  Housing available.  Respond with cover letter and resume to info@palivor.com.  More info at http://www.palivor.com/

Escape the winter cold and come to the most beautiful, safe beach in Mexico.
  We have an opening for a cheesemaking intern.  You will learn goat care, milking, cheese and yogurt making.  We are an education center for sustainable living 2 hours south of Puerto Vallarta.  You will also have an opportunity to interact with participants of a Cob building workshop.  Opening is immediate.  Please visit www.RanchoSolYMar.com for more information.


Miscellaneous


Natural mold and yeast inhibitor - antimicrobial :  Due to company close out...Safe and effective at very low cost. 100% Natural, Sugar, lactose and GMO free. Taste and odor free.  Specially for the dairy industry. Minimum amount for sale is 20 gr. Includes copy of product's certification, brand and specification sheet. Kathy : kmarino0725@gmail.com



Long lasting skin nourishing Goat Milk Soaps, Lotions, Body Butters, and More! Truly hand crafted from our sweet Nubian’s milk. For fresh from the farm products, visit www.kuebelfamilygenerations.com, e-mail: kuebelfarm@gmail.com, or call Grandma Hazel 830-553-0311 in Blanco, Texas USA.

A year ago, I answered an ad for a cheese farm in Utah. I knew then that it was my dream. Unfortunately, I cannot run the cheese farm on my own. Jack Rabbit cheese is known and has a following. I don't want to let them down, so I am looking for a partner. If you want to live the dream and make cheese, please let me know.   Coco Parsifal,  coco_parsifal@yahoo.com


Have cheese plant will travel. Looking for your extra cows, goats, sheep, buffalo, or camels milk to make cheese on my farm or yours. Health food stores- keep only fresh raw milk on your shelf and turn the rest into farmstead cheese. 100% grass dairy farmers- turn some of your milk to cheese.  Buying clubs and food coops- hands on cheese making classes - Florida, South Georgia, South Alabama- Gone Organic Dairy Products.  Contact mtw@goneorganicdairy.com at www.goneorganicdairy.com


See www.warriorsthatfarm.com and share with a vet you may know. As veterans help work the land, they will experience healing as well as gain an education that has the potential to lead to them being farmers, ranchers, cheese makers!  Don’t know a Veteran but believe in helping- the web site has great donation opportunities just for you. Bring back small farms, help veterans and see more real food.  Contact Nancy Falster, 903-629-3034


Looking for opportunities.  Interested in leasing or buying an artisanal cheese operation.  Preferably in NY, CT, MA or VT.  Contact Jules9977@yahoo.com


Business Bank Statement loans, ideal for cheese makers in business at least 4 months with 3 months of verifiable bank statements. No upfront fees. Receive from $5000-$250,000. rbeasley@theihcc.com   770-516-8313


Demand for our cheese is outstripping our supply of milk, so we desperately need to buy some frozen goat milk curd.  Please contact Steve Tate, Goat Lady Dairy in Climax, North Carolina, steve@goatladydairy.com 336-540-4401


I am seeking a cheese manufacturing company that would consider manufacturing a soft cheese product in very small batches to start. I am located in Long Island, New York.  Please e-mail Michael at madler3115@aol.com


I am looking for a cheese making course in Sweden or Denmark.  Angela Coetzee, angel.coetzee@gmail.com


Philosemitic cheesemakers wanted! We're a group of Boston-area kosher cheese lovers who want to enjoy your cheese, and will pre-pay for kosher-supervised cheese runs. You provide the dairy expertise, we'll provide the rabbi. Please contact jonathan@abbett.org to learn more.


Road trip!  I am about to take the plunge into starting a cheese making business.  My dream prior to tackling it full-time is to take a road trip along the south (from Arkansas to Georgia) and the east coast (up to Vermont), visiting cheese makers along the way - to see them in action and ask questions.  I plan to be on the road from May to July 2014.  If you make artisan cheese commercially in this area, please let me know if I can visit you and ask a few questions.  Contact Jessica at sweetfreedomcreamery@gmail.com or (479) 466-6694.


Looking for small goat dairy partner and soulmate.  I would like to set up a small goat dairy in any part of the country. I am looking for a partner who is willing to share such a venture fifty-fifty. Goals include semi-retired ease of living while enjoying all the joy and challenge that goats and cheese making bring. Get in touch at tfliveright@gmail.com.


Bipolar cheese maker (nope, not kidding) created an app for any other cheese makers/friends who may suffer from a little depression, anxiety, etc. $.99 at the App store--this app is absolutely unbelievable!  Try it, it will change your life! Check it out at MoodWatchApp.com.


Unique handmade jewelry and figurines featuring many animals, but especially Dairy Goats! Dairy Cows and Sheep available too. Please visit my Etsy Store at www.etsy.com/shop/ChevreFeuille or  email me at chevrefeuille@mindspring.com


I have an organic, take-out store in NJ and am looking for someone in NJ or PA to supply us with a sharp raw cheddar that is not sour tasting, could also use feta and jack too.   Store # is 908-696-887


Real Estate

NORTHEAST

Hermon Maine Dairy for sale, owners retiring. Successful dairy and home delivery service for sale. Dairy and haying equipment included. Established name and customer base in the greater Bangor metropolitan area. Will help through ownership transition. Owner financing may be available for the right person. $300,000. http://www.siberiafarms.com/


65-acre historic property for sale in southern NH. Beautifully renovated 5-bedroom colonial house, 72' x 24' greenhouse, 48' x24' barn/studio, blueberries, perennial gardens, woods, 15 acres cleared land, property adjoins conservation land. Contact Randi Stein @ 413-549-0526 or randistein@earthlink.net


Vermont Land For sale.  Owner Financing.  10 Acres of buildable land in Ludlow, Vermont. Good land for raising livestock, goats, cows, sheep, chickens, etc. and producing vegetables, meat, cheese, or having a farmers co-op.  Has older perk test, water on property and power at street.  Asking $45,000 with some owner financing.  Call 802-362-0508 or email at boscobear33@yahoo.com

Farm For Sale in Central Maine.  20+/- acre property with approximately 2/3 of open land,2100 sq ft home, 4-5 bedroom 10 room New Englander.  New farm store, commercial kitchen/creamery. Walk-in cooler, milk house, 6 cow step up parlor(can be converted to goats or sheep), two barns, two greenhouses and additional storage or animal housing.  Property suitable for family homestead, vegetable production, goat or sheep dairy, value added processing, bed & breakfast.  balfourfarm@gmail.com Doug: 207-213-3158


Unique, special and wonderful Vermont goat/horse farm for sale. 37 private Acres, pond, hiking trails.  20 minutes to Dartmouth.  40 minutes to Killington.  HUGE 3 story barn/woodworking shop.  Heated areas.  AGA cooker.3 bedrooms.  1 1/2 baths.  One of a kind.  Gardens galore.  $379,000  picconner@gmail.com


Thriving artisan cheese creamery and goat dairy for sale. 
Equipped for up to 1,000 lbs/wk production and sized for more. New milking parlor with platform, cascading headgates, and low-line, clean-in-place milking system. Two barns (one new) with ample hay storage, and two small grain storage silos. Farmhouse on site. Chicken coops for 200 chickens; concrete, fenced pig sty for 25 pigs. 10 acres, approximately 7 acres of pasture. Located 10 miles from major metropolitan market and within 100 miles of Boston and New York.   860-508-1505


Scenic Northeastern CT! Hoping to retire after 32 years, we are offering our family farm which includes an artisanal cheese making facility.  Well established reputation for our unique original farm cheese recipes.  Unique 4,300 sq. ft. home with in-law apt. For details, check our real estate agents listing: click here (Not mentioned in listing, but includes 7 additional acres of wood/pasture.)


Due to family health problems, we MUST SELL our farm and cheese making business in upstate New York, near Syracuse. We are asking $180,000 for the farm and the business. 53 acres, house, two barns and out buildings.  Milking approximately 50 goats and 20 sheep. Making raw milk aged cheeses. Includes all the equipment for farm and creamery, cheese inventory, up to 3-4 months training in all aspects of operation.  Strong wholesale and direct markets, lots of room to expand!  Matt 315-964-9900, goatmilk@frontier.com


Next Generation Farm Ownership Opportunity. Dairy/Cheese/Composting Farm Business.  Opportunity: The owner of a diversified dairy/cheese/composting farm business in central Massachusetts is willing to provide a "young entrepreneur" with the opportunity to be the next generation owner.  The candidate can be an individual or could be a couple.  For Questions: Please email smithscountrycheese@verizon.net


Clover Mead Farm. Rare opportunity to purchase successful Artisan Cheese Business! Profitable, established cheese-making enterprise in New York's Adirondacks. Solid reputation. Great cheeses. Turnkey operation. Owner wishes to retire. Sale price of $185,000 (negotiable). Certifiable organic dairy farm available separately. For photos, etc. contact owner's rep: Tracy Frisch, tracyf@fastermac.net


Wanted to buy or lease a medium or small  size cheese manufacturing plant anywhere on the East Coast of the United States. If anyone is interested to sell, please contact me at Guillermo Molina, Email - usmolina@live.com or TL- 646-942-2107

SOUTHEAST

For lease: A licensed, on farm cheese making facility near Atlanta, GA. Grassfed, pastured cow's milk available but goat's or sheep's milk can be brought in if it is Grade "A." We have everything needed to make fresh or aged cheeses. There is also a population base of 5 million people within 60 miles of the farm/plant. Contact: Russell Johnston 706-247-5023, info@johnstonfamilyfarm.com


MIDWEST

Twenty-five acre horse and goat farm in the Endless Mountains of Northeast Pennsylvania. Beautiful modern post and beam constructed three bedroom house with views in all directions.  Ten acres of cultivated pasture.  Three stable horse barn.  Run in sheds.  Outdoor horse arena.  Fenced in goat paddock with two enclosed shelters.  Please respond for details and photographs.  Wysox, PA.  Please respond to Tim Liveright at 570-265-0796 or tliveright@frontiernet.net


Former goat dairy and cheesemaking property in north central Ohio.  10+ acres, one large and one smaller barn both with subdivded pastures.  5 acre hay field.  Processing area does not include equipment, but does have a small commercial kitchen and full bath.  Earth sheltered house and garages included.   440-647-7195

SOUTHWEST


WEST

Cheese business for sale.  Established local brand near Cedar City, UT. Includes 3 bed, 2 bath brick home, great views, 20 acres.  Barn and cheese building.  Bulk tank, vat/pasteurizer, cheese cave, tractors, lots more. Will train. Contact D.J. at dj@jackrabbitcheese.com.

INTERNATIONAL

Manchego cheese factory for sale.
  It is located in "La Mancha" (Spain);  10,000 squared metres plot;  (2,000 squared metres built in 1998);  Contact: amorrosillo@gmail.com

Services


Greetings, with the help of our plasma welder we can tune up your curd knives. We're affordable and well talented. Turn around time is quick and send an email for further inquiry. Custom knives are a possibility. Thanks Tavius, taviussims@rocketmail.com



The National Livestock Producers Association (NLPA) Sheep & Goat Fund is a revolving fund with the sole purpose of assisting and improving the sheep and goat industries in the United States. Visit www.SheepandGoatFund.com for more information.


Creative Labels of Vermont has been printing cheese labels for some of the finest Cheese Makers in our area since 1983. A Family owned and operated Flexographic printing company; we also do Digital printing for short runs. All custom quotes are free! Call 800-639-7092. Check us out online at www.clov.comhttp://m.clov.com/zara-mobile. Tell your customer service rep Zara sent you, and receive 2 free plates (a $60 value) for new customers.

Workshops and Classes


ONLINE

Learn how to make Chevre, Greek Yogurt, Gouda and Cabra Al Vino: online cheese making course starting July 20. Included are detailed e-books filled with pictures and step-by step instructions, movies to demonstrate techniques, weekly group coaching calls to ask questions and a private forum for students. More info at www.marblemounthomestead.com/online_cheese_making_workshop.html

CALIFORNIA


"Making Cheese at Home" workshops presented by Peter and Doreen Sullivan.  We have designed this workshop to show the basic principles of cheese making.  Learn how to make Camembert and Roquefort style cheese using your own kitchen and equipment. Class size is limited to 8 participants.  Visit www.makingcheeseathome.ca for more information and workshop dates.



South Bay School of Cooking
(in the greater Los Angeles area).  Spend a morning making luscious home made cheese with the simple ingredients of milk, buttermilk, cream and the secret ingredients only a cheese maker would know. We'll make a wonderful fresh Italian ricotta--you'll never want store bought again, California style goat cheese with fresh herbs, a rich and creamy mascarpone, and hand pulled mozzarella.  We offer this class about every 8 weeks.    Annette Gallardo, Chef/Owner  (310) 350-3772 www.southbayschoolofcooking.com

COLORADO

The Art of Cheese - a school for cheese making is now offering classes in Longmont, Colorado.

Hands-on and interactive cheese making classes ranging from beginner soft cheeses through advanced hard, mold-ripened and blue cheeses!

Kate Johnson

http://theartofcheese.com/



The Goat Cheese Lady in Colorado Springs, Colorado;
Basic and advanced cheese making classes scheduled throughout the summer; Also, classes in bread making, goat soap making and raising chickens;  http://thegoatcheeselady.wordpress.com/


Mountain Goat Lodge B & B, in Sunny Salida, Colorado
, 19 acre dairy goat farm, cheese and goat care classes given. Check us out at: 9582 Hwy 285 North Salida, CO 81201, 719- 539-7173, 877- 495-GOAT (4628), www.mountaingoatlodge.com

FLORIDA

GEORGIA

Smokey Hollow Farms offers 3 different levels of cheese making classes, Beginners, Intermediate, and Advanced.  Click here -  www.smokeyhollowfarms.com for all scheduled classes and times!  Goat Husbandry Classes!  We offer 2 Goat Husbandry classes at Smokey Hollow Farms.  “Goats 101” and “Goat Keeping – A Natural Approach”   Click here - www.smokeyhollowfarms.com for all scheduled classes and times!


Artisanal Cheesemaking Class.  Think you might want to become a farmstead cheesemaker and make award-winning cheese?  Check out our two-day artisanal cheesemaking classes at Nature's Harmony Farm in Georgia!  Classes are semi-private events limited to four people per class.  By keeping the size intimate, you can take your time and ask as many questions as you'd like about the "business" of farmstead cheesemaking.  For full details, click here: http://naturesharmonyfarm.com/farmstead-cheesemaker-class/

ILLINOIS

Classes in cheesemaking, goat husbandry, soapmaking (with goat milk) and other homesteading skills are offered by author Deborah Niemann and her husband on their homestead - Antiquity Oaks in Illinois.  For class descriptions, schedules, and more information, visit http://www.antiquityoaks.com/classes.html

LOUISIANA

Would you like to learn the basics of making mozzarella cheese? Classes are held monthly at Pelican Park in Mandeville, Louisiana. Classes are free and each person will bring home a piece of cheese! Visit www.pelicanpark.com for more information on registering.

MAINE


MISSOURI

Learn Cheese Making with Merryl Winstein.
Complete array of traditional & professional methods taught in every class.  Half Day Classes:  Feta, basic hard cheese (tomme), soft spreadable chevre, yogurt, & ricotta.  All Day Weekends: (Choose one day or both).  Saturdays:  Traditional cheddar, alpine/Swiss, camembert, & ricotta.  Sundays:  Blue, traditional mozarella, & ricotta.  www.cheesemakingclass.com, 314-968-2596, St. Louis, Missouri.

NEW MEXICO

Intensive, organized, structured workshops on taking care of a family cow.  Located in Questa, NM.  From handmilking, ultimate EZ milker, basic anatomy, milking techniques, body mechanics, some medical care, making butter, yogurt, soft farmer's cheese, birthing and calving and much more. Go to www.handmilking.com and click on workshops or e-mail joy@handmilking.com

OHIO

Visit
Blue Rock Station (Philo, Ohio),
a special place with buildings constructed naturally from straw, earthen plaster, cans, bottles & more. Milk the goats, learn to make cheese, walk with the llamas on a trek or spend the weekend. For reservations call www.bluerockstation.com, or call Annie (740) 674-4300)

RHODE ISLAND

Professor Chef
located in North Providence, Rhode Island runs monthly cheese Mozzarella, Ricotta and Yogurt Cheese making demos and a variety of other cooking classes. Professor Chef is a husband and wife team Phil Griffin is an award wining chef and former Johnson and Wales culinary instructor his wife Malinda Coletta is an award winning cook - together they teach you how to play with your food! Please visit their web page at Professorchef.comor call 401-749-312

SOUTH CAROLINA

TEXAS

Pineywoods Herb Farm, located in the beautiful Davy Crockett National Forest, can teach you the wonderful craft of making cheese and other dairy products.  Classes available throughout the year.  Information can be found on our website:  www.pineywoodsherbfarm.com, on the “Classes & Events” page.

Basic Cheesemaking classes are scheduled for the spring in Marfa, Texas at the Marfa Maid Dairy. Classes include an introduction to pasturization, cultures and all processes for making soft and semi-soft cheese as Chevre, Feta and Ricotta.  At the end of the day, students will sample cheeses and bring some home. Tuition: $60. Email: marfamaid.dairy@gmail.com or (432) 729-3987 for the schedule.

VERMONT

WASHINGTON

Experienced cheesemaker and teacher offers classes throughout western Washington state in soft cheeses, bloomy rinds, and hard cheeses.  Will travel to Washington state locations for public or private classes.  For more information on current classes, call (425) 670-3773 or go to www.seattlecheesemaking.com

Quillisascut Farmstead Cheese and School of the Domestic Arts , Intro to Home Cheesemaking, June 20-21, Rice, Washington, http://quillisascut.com/cheese-workshop/

Learn how to make Gouda goat cheese at home from an experienced native German cheese maker who has been making artisan cheese for ten years! In my fun, hands-on class you learn about cheese cultures, rennet, cutting curds, molds and pressing. Part of the class is a sampling of my goat cheeses.  The class is held in my cozy kitchen in beautiful Marblemount (Skagit Valley) and includes a tour of my farm where you get to meet my goats. For more info, e-mail Corina at marblemounthomestead@gmail.com, or go to www.marblemounthomestead.com/cheese_making_classes.html

WISCONSIN

Monthly farmstead cheesemaking classes on the farm in central Wisconsin. Google: 'Cheesehead-edu' for more info or friend Rose Boero on facebook.


Join Home Cheese Maker Linda Conroy of Moonwise Herbs for these fun and informative classes.  Classes are offered in many locations throughout the midwest and beyond.  Linda has been making cheese in her own kitchen for close to 20 years. Classes include instruction on both soft and hard cheese as well as fermented milk products. For information about upcoming classes see: www.cheesemakingclasses.com



OTHER COUNTRIES


Canada
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, “Making Cheese at Home workshops presented by Peter and Doreen Sullivan.  We have designed this workshop to show the basic principles of cheese making.  Learn how to make Camembert and Roquefort style cheese using your own kitchen and equipment. Class size is limited to 8 participants.  Visit www.makingcheeseathome.ca for more information and workshop dates.”

Great Britain
British Cheese Making Course and so much more.  Check out www.theweekendartisan.co.uk.  This is a UK based website with home cheese making as it’s predominant focus.  It has step by step guides and dates for the 'Cheese Making Courses' in Winchester, UK.  But it also has so much more; Bee Keeping, Home Curing and Preserve making, all sit alongside tips and articles on Home Baking and Horticultural tips.

Italy
SAPORI E SAPERI COURSES WITH ARTISANS THEORY & PRACTICE OF ITALIAN CHEESE.  A course for cheesemakers, dairy animal breeders and chefs.  Four courses: 16–20 April / 7–11 May / 2–6 July / 24–28 September 2015.  Course extensions: 20-22 Apr / 11–13 May / 6–8 July / 28–30 September 2015.  LOCATION: GARFAGNANA, MONTAGNA PISTOIESE & PARMA.  Website: click here. E-mail:  info@ sapori-e-saperi.com

Pakistan
Imran Saleh in Lahore offers classes in cheese making and supplies.  Phone: #03334649134,  E-mail:  imran_imran33@hotmail.com,  Website:  http://farmerscheese.hpage.com/