Happy Cheese Makers Since 1978

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Cheesemaking 101 is held in Ashfield MA at 292 Main Street, also known as Rt 116.

From the South take 91N to exit 24, right off the ramp and left at the 3rd light, continue 14 miles into Ashfield. We are a large multi colored house with a wrap around porch, on the left just before the convenience store.

From the North take 91S to Rt 2W in Greenfield. Follow Rt 2W for 12 miles. Take a right onto 112S, continue 8 miles and turn left onto 116S. We are on the right just past the convenience store. 


From the North or South: Take I-91 toward Greenfield MA. Take exit 24 (Rt2-A toward MA-2 West, North Adams). Enter the roundabout and take exit onto MA-2 W (Mohawk Trail) for 8.61 miles (just past State Police station). Turn LEFT onto MAPLE ST. Take next LEFT onto BRIDGE ST, then turn RIGHT onto HIGH ST. #11 is on the right-Use driveway to left of house or park on street.

From the East: Take Route 2W to I-91S (or I-90W) to I-91N then follow directions above.

From the West: Follow Rt 2 to Shelburne Falls, so across bridge over Deerfield River and take immediate RIGHT turn onto Mechanic St. Take next left onto Church St., then next right onto High St. #11 is on the left. Use drive to right of house or park on street.



Bullfrog 413-628-4493 
Glass Porches 413-628-0056

(Bill gives a $25.00 discount here when you mention the class)

The Inn at Norton Hill 413-628-4003
Kabaker/Kitchell Accommodations
(booking through Airbnb.com)


Bird's Nest 413-625-9523


Peaceable Kingdom  413-625-2151
The Miriams 413-369-4052
The House in Pumpkin Hollow 413-369-6007

Shelburne Falls

Dancing Bear Guest House 413-625-9281
Kenburn Orchards 413-625-6116

South Deerfield

Red Roof Inn  413-665-7161


Howard Johnson 413-774-2211
Hampton Inn & Suites 413-773-0057

FOR 101 WORKSHOPS: If you need to cancel for any reason and you notify us 2 weeks before your class you will receive a full refund or if space is available you may change the date into another class.
In the cases of any cancellation closer than 2 weeks prior to a class we can not refund your money unless we can fill your spot from our waiting list.
Thank you for your understanding, we are looking forward to seeing you here and having a great time!

FOR 201 WORKSHOPS: Jim's classes are kept small to allow time for everyone's questions. Also students travel long distances to attend these classes. Therefore any cancellations must be made at least 4 weeks before the class date to allow replacement attendees the time to make arrangements.