2023 ARTISAN CHEESEMAKERS WINTER CONFERENCE

Advancing the practice and business of artisan cheesemaking.

THURSDAY FEBRUARY 16-FRIDAY FEBRUARY 17, 2023 (2 DAYS!)

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2023 ARTISAN CHEESEMAKERS WINTER CONFERENCE

Advancing the practice and business of artisan cheesemaking.

THURSDAY FEBRUARY 16-FRIDAY FEBRUARY 17, 2023 (2 DAYS!)

BUY CONFERENCE PASSES
ACCESSING SESSIONS — FOR REGISTERED ATTENDEES

ABOUT THE EVENT

This two-day virtual/online event is designed to provide exposure to new ideas and educational experiences for artisan cheesemakers – to help them advance their cheesemaking and business practices, as well as our industry as a whole.  While our content focuses on information to support professional cheesemakers, attendance is open to all, including other cheese industry professionals, amateur cheesemakers, the general public, and anyone who wants to dive more deeply into the world of cheese.

DATES

Thursday, February 17-Friday, February 18, 2023

SPEAKERS

We are working on these right now! A few we have so far include:

More in the works!

PRESENTATIONS

Right now – these are the topics we anticipate covering in our 2-day event:

  • Deep Dive:  Milk
  • Virtual Tour:  Pecora Dairy (Robertson, NSW, Australia)
  • Deep Dive:  Cheese fungi
  • Partnering to do Cheese Research
  • Sessions focusing on Marketing Skills Development & Management Skill Development (since running a cheese biz isn’t just about making great cheese!)
  • How to Maintain Your Body/Reduce or Manage Injury as a Cheesemaker
  • Tasting and Grading Cheese
  • more!

These may change – but give you an idea of what kind/range of presentations our event will include this coming winter! We will update this when we have more info!

PRICING & REGISTRATION

2-day Early Bird Attendee Pass – $95. Only available through end of December 2022.

2-day Regular Attendee Pass – $110. Available Jan 1 2022 through event.

1-day Regular Attendee Pass – $65.

Vermont Cheese Council Members Discount 20% off (please reach out for this promo code or look for it in your membership e-news)

Member of Partner Guilds:  Please note that for guilds that assist us with outreach we are offering discounts for their own members.  If you belong to a cheese guild, please ask your guild leadership to see if they are participating in this program. 

We are also offering free conference access for anyone who registers for our online course, The Science of Farmstead Cheese (see next section on this page for more info).

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*** SPECIAL OFFER WITH THE SCIENCE OF FARMSTEAD CHEESE ONLINE COURSE

For anyone who purchases our Online Course, The Science of Farmstead Cheese, between now and Sunday February 13, we will offer them one complimentary free attendee pass to this conference.  A great discount for those looking for both a fun conference experience and a deeper look at the science of cheesemaking.  (Does not apply with VCC member discount for course)

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE SCIENCE OF FARMSTEAD CHEESE ONLINE COURSE

INTERESTED IN JOINING OUR SPONSORS?

Sponsors play an important role in our event, in that they become part of our team by helping to make the event affordable for all who attend. Many cheesemakers are still facing a mix of challenges related to the impacts of COVID.  Our goal is to continue to offer access to world class knowledge at an affordable price – and every sponsor who supports us can help with that. We hope you will join us in this effort!  We hope you will join us in this effort!

We are offering sponsorship levels for organizations big and small!  If interested in more information, please reach out to info@vtcheese.com.

INTERESTED IN OTHER LEARNING RESOURCES TOO?

Visit our learning resources page…