Tours, Tastings, Classes & More

Upcoming Cheese Events

April

Apr27

Farm and Cheese Tour

Interested in learning more about ranch life? You'll love our traditional farm tour! Guests will be treated to a full ranch tour that includes everything from the cheese plant, milking parlor and the loafing barns where the girls hang out. Naturally there will be cheese tasting before you head on down the road.

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11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Achadinha Cheese Company
750 Chileno Valley Road
Petaluma, 94952

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Apr27

Farm Tour (with Cheese)

Learn about where your food comes from, milk production and the cheese making process!  Cheese maker, Valerie Miller will lead a tour of the cheese plant, explaining how the milk is pasteurized, processed and made into Orland Farmstead Creamery’s fresh cheese using the milk from their own herd of grass fed Holstein cows.  Dairyman, Paul Schmidt will demonstrate how he milks the cows and answer any questions you might have about milk production.  If you are lucky, you might even get to try your hand at milking! Tour concludes with a cheese sampling and an opportunity to purchase cheese directly from the dairy.  Tours are offered on the 4th Saturday of the month at 11:00 AM and last about 45 minutes.  For tickets visit our website at www.orlandfarmstead.com Or by appointment for groups of 10 or more.

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11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Orland Farmstead Creamery
4721 Road L
Orland, CA 95963

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Apr28

Three Cheeses in Three Hours with Wine

As featured on KQED! Learn fascinating cheese science while you make mozzarella, burrata & chèvre in this action-packed hands-on workshop. The perfect date or night out – sample cheeses all along the way while sipping expertly paired wines. Reserve online or call (510) 877 - 9955. Yelp Reviews: http://ow.ly/tG8Z30bkLuw

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11:00 am – 2:00 pm

FARMcurious
825 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA 94710

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Apr28

Hands-On Brie/Camembert Making Class with Sommelier-Led Wine Pairing

Learn to make brie & camembert at home! Indulge in some of the most decadent cheese and wine the world has to offer while you learn about how to taste and craft your own bloomy-rinded cheese (like brie) & pair it with a sommelier-curated collection of terroir-inspired wines. "Edible homework" included. WWW.FARMCURIOUS.COM/CLASSES or 510-877-9955.

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4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

FARMcurious
825 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA 94710

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May

May2

Farm and Cheese Tour

Interested in learning more about ranch life? You'll love our traditional farm tour! Guests will be treated to a full ranch tour that includes everything from the cheese plant, milking parlor and the loafing barns where the girls hang out. Naturally there will be cheese tasting before you head on down the road.

Tickets & Information
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Achadinha Cheese Company
750 Chileno Valley Road
Petaluma, 94952

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May2

After Work Iron Chèvre – Perfect Bite Throw-Down

Learn to make one of the easiest cheeses around (fresh goat cheese) and then face off against other attendees, competing to create the best bite with a selection of fun and sometimes surprising ingredients. Do you have what it takes to compete? There will be prizes for the winner. Feel free to byob to this fresh new take on weeknight happy hour.

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6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

FARMcurious
825 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA 94710

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May4

Farm and Cheese Tour

Interested in learning more about ranch life? You'll love our traditional farm tour! Guests will be treated to a full ranch tour that includes everything from the cheese plant, milking parlor and the loafing barns where the girls hang out. Naturally there will be cheese tasting before you head on down the road.

Tickets & Information
11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Achadinha Cheese Company
750 Chileno Valley Road
Petaluma, 94952

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May4

Garden Variety Cheese Open House

Come on out to the farm for our spring open house! Meet our dairy flock and see how and where Garden Variety Cheese is produced. There will be tours of the dairy and cheesemaking facilities. There will be lots of baby lambs to pet and piglets to feed. You are welcome to bring a picnic or we will have food for sale, all with meat from the farm. As well as beer from Santa Cruz Mountain Brewing and wine from Odonato Winery. In addition you can learn about our Adopt-A-Ewe program, taste our aged cheeses, and bring home some whey-fed pork. We will have meat, eggs and cheese for sale so bring a cooler. This is a family friendly event--bring the kids to pet the sheep and explore Fort Awesome! PLEASE NO DOGS Parking will be $10 per vehicle. 322916_243623205679817_4639122_o

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12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Monkey Flower Ranch
1481 San Miguel Canyon Road
Royal Oaks, CA 95076

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May11

Farm and Cheese Tour

Interested in learning more about ranch life? You'll love our traditional farm tour! Guests will be treated to a full ranch tour that includes everything from the cheese plant, milking parlor and the loafing barns where the girls hang out. Naturally there will be cheese tasting before you head on down the road.

Tickets & Information
2:00 am – 3:30 pm

Achadinha Cheese Company
750 Chileno Valley Road
Petaluma, 94952

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May11

Cheesemaking Class and Farm Tour

Upon arrival you will roll up your sleeves, put on a hairnet and get your hands wet in a Vat full of curds and whey! You will learn how to use the equipment and see the cheese aging room before being treated to a full ranch tour that includes everything from the Milking parlor to the Loafing barn. There will be a cheese tasting followed by lunch.

Tickets & Information
11:00 am – 1:30 pm

Achadinha Cheese Company
750 Chileno Valley Road
Petaluma, 94952

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