Tours, Tastings, Classes & More

Upcoming Cheese Events

September

Sep8

Working Farm and Cheese Plant Tour

Come visit our Family Farm and Cheese Company. We start inside the cheese plant with a description of our history, why we do what we do and how we make our cheeses, while getting to see some of our cheese aging. We will then venture outside to the milking parlor then, over to visit the girls for description of our herd and their personalities.

Tickets & Information
11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Achadinha Cheese Company
750 Chileno Valley Road
Petaluma, 94952

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Sep15

Working Farm and Cheese Plant Tour

Come visit our Family Farm and Cheese Company. We start inside the cheese plant with a description of our history, why we do what we do and how we make our cheeses, while getting to see some of our cheese aging. We will then venture outside to the milking parlor then, over to visit the girls for description of our herd and their personalities.

Tickets & Information
11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Achadinha Cheese Company
750 Chileno Valley Road
Petaluma, 94952

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Sep24

America, The Beautiful: Influential Domestic Cheeses

In preparation for American Cheese Month in October, we're bringing you some of the most influencial cheeses made here in the good ole U.S of A. Let Juliana Uruburu of Market Hall Foods tell you the story of how artisanal cheese came to be in America and how some of our favorite cheesy delights have propelled a new generation of cheesemakers to continue the legacy. We promise you'll walk out with new favorites and stories for your next dinner party. This event has a Google Hangouts video call. Join: https://hangouts.google.com/hangouts/_/calendar/Y2hlZXNlc2Nob29sc2FuZnJhbkBnbWFpbC5jb20.13bmbf0nclo2p0ff4hda5dh91b?hs=121

Tickets & Information
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

The Cheese School of San Francisco
900 North Point St, Ghirardelli Square
San Francisco, CA 94109

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Sep28

Point Reyes Farmstead Farm Tour

Every Friday, May-October, from 1:30-3pm -- join a walking farm tour and a casual cheese tasting. Come a little early to enjoy a housemade ice cream sandwich on the patio and stroll around the edible garden.
 
DESCRIPTION: 
On the walking farm tour you'll learn the history of our farm and agriculture in the region, the life cycle (from birth) of a closed-herd of Holsteins, what Farmstead means and why it's important how artisan cheese is made. Back on The Fork patio, you'll enjoy a sampling of our cheeses and have the option to visit the retail cart before you depart. Arrive a little early to enjoy The Fork’s house-made ice cream sandwiches as you stroll through our edible garden and take photos with the baby calves.
 
MENU: 
Fresh Mozzarella, Toma, Bay Blue, Original Blue, The Fork's Pimento Cheese and more!
 
DETAILS: 
Arrival 1:30pm Walking Farm Tour 1:40 - 2:30pm Cheese Tasting 2:40 - 3:15pm Retail Sales Available/Departure 3:20-3:30pm
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Tickets & Information
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Point Reyes Farmstead
14700 Highway One
Point Reyes Station, CA 94956

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Sep30

Making Feta Cheese

In this workshop, we'll DISCUSS the basics of cheese science, what milk to use and how to age your feta cheese to perfection. We will get HANDS-ON as we move through the stages of cheesemaking: fermenting the milk, curd cutting, pitching, forming and brining. Plus we will TASTE some of our favorite finished versions of feta. Everyone will TAKE HOME their own cheese to age at home, and enjoy 3-4 weeks later!

Tickets & Information
10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Preserved
5032 Telegraph Avenue
Oakland, CA 94609

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Sep30

Three Cheeses in Three Hours with Wine

Learn to make three types of cheese (mozzarella, burrata, and chèvre) in three hours in this hands-on workshop. The perfect date or night out – sample cheeses all along the way while sipping expertly paired wines. 21+ only. For more information: farmcurious.com/classes or call (510) 877 - 9955. Yelp Reviews: http://ow.ly/tG8Z30bkLuw

Tickets & Information
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

FARMcurious
825 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA 94710

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October

Oct3

Local Cheese, Local Wine

The term locavore describes someone who eats food harvested from within a 100-mile radius of their home. Fortunately for us locavores and would-be locavores the Bay Area harvest delivers world-class cheese and wine. Wine and cheese expert Kirstin Jackson will explore local flavors and creations sourced from our own backyard.

Tickets & Information
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

The Cheese School of San Francisco
900 North Point St, Ghirardelli Square
San Francisco, CA 94109

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Oct5

Point Reyes Farmstead Farm Tour

Every Friday, May-October, from 1:30-3pm -- join a walking farm tour and a casual cheese tasting. Come a little early to enjoy a housemade ice cream sandwich on the patio and stroll around the edible garden.
 
DESCRIPTION: 
On the walking farm tour you'll learn the history of our farm and agriculture in the region, the life cycle (from birth) of a closed-herd of Holsteins, what Farmstead means and why it's important how artisan cheese is made. Back on The Fork patio, you'll enjoy a sampling of our cheeses and have the option to visit the retail cart before you depart. Arrive a little early to enjoy The Fork’s house-made ice cream sandwiches as you stroll through our edible garden and take photos with the baby calves.
 
MENU: 
Fresh Mozzarella, Toma, Bay Blue, Original Blue, The Fork's Pimento Cheese and more!
 
DETAILS: 
Arrival 1:30pm Walking Farm Tour 1:40 - 2:30pm Cheese Tasting 2:40 - 3:15pm Retail Sales Available/Departure 3:20-3:30pm
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Tickets & Information
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Point Reyes Farmstead
14700 Highway One
Point Reyes Station, CA 94956

Map
Oct6

Working Farm and Cheese Plant Tour

Come visit our Family Farm and Cheese Company. We start inside the cheese plant with a description of our history, why we do what we do and how we make our cheeses, while getting to see some of our cheese aging. We will then venture outside to the milking parlor then, over to visit the girls for description of our herd and their personalities.

Tickets & Information
11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Achadinha Cheese Company
750 Chileno Valley Road
Petaluma, 94952

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Oct7

Say Cheese Fest

In honor of National Cheese Month, we'll Say Cheese! Say Cheese Fest presented by Social Power Hour is a social event that highlights restaurants and retailers that serve the cheesiest products. General admission tickets receive tastes from numerous cheese vendors and 2 sponsored drink tickets. 

Tickets & Information
12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Lot 8
1201 Hotel Circle
South San Diego, CA 92108

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