Tours, Tastings, Classes & More

Upcoming Cheese Events

October

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.

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11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Achadinha Cheese Company
750 Chileno Valley Road
Petaluma, 94952

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Oct13

Full-Day Cheesemaking Bootcamp: Learn to Make 7 Cheeses in One Day!

Learn to make 4 of the best beginner cheeses in one fantastic, hands-on workshop: ricotta, feta, yogurt & paneer. You'll enjoy a fun sampling of wine as you explore the history of cheesemaking, important facts about milk and how to fit cheesemaking into your life. www.farmcurious.com/classes or 510-877-9955. Yelp Reviews: http://ow.ly/tG8Z30bkLuw

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FARMcurious
825 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA 94710

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Oct13

Three-Day Intensive: October 2018

Our Three-Day Intensive Cheese Education Program is led by Market Hall Foods General Manager, Juliana Uruburu, and is intended for cheesemongers, chefs, caterers and other food professionals looking to improve their cheese knowledge. This event has a Google Hangouts video call. Join: https://hangouts.google.com/hangouts/_/calendar/Y2hlZXNlc2Nob29sc2FuZnJhbkBnbWFpbC5jb20.56ejnde0vk0ne6nvaes4qvv04g?hs=121

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

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Oct13

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

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4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

FARMcurious
825 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA 94710

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Oct14

HANDS-ON BRIE-MAKING & TASTING TOUR 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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11:00 am – 2:00 pm

FARMcurious
825 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA 94710

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Oct14

Hands on Cheesemaking Class with Award Winning Cheesemaker Sheana Davis

Cheesemaker Sheana Davis breaks down the barriers to cheesemaking, making it accessible, easy and fun with energetic, hands-on classes that teach participants how to craft a fresh, warm ricotta cheese that is ready to serve and enjoy within 90 minutes. Upon arrival, guests are welcomed with locally crafted wine and artisanal cheeses.

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1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Epicurean Connection
400 West Spain Street
Sonoma, CA 95476

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Oct16

Opening a Cheese Shop by the Numbers

Spending your days surrounded by cheese may sound like a dream job, but the real test for any cheesemonger is creating profitable business. Opening a Cheese Shop by the Numbers is designed to get you thinking about your bottom line: Opening equipment and inventory costs, inventory control, controlling shrinkage, margins, staffing, invoice management, and alternative profit channels. If you are thinking of opening a shop, already have one, or are looking to start a cheese program at your store, we want to get you the dollars-and-cents information you need to succeed. Cheese shop owner Rich Rogers of Scardello in Dallas, TX leads. This event has a Google Hangouts video call. Join: https://hangouts.google.com/hangouts/_/calendar/Y2hlZXNlc2Nob29sc2FuZnJhbkBnbWFpbC5jb20.70uio6k77ou4rcis8jimsl6oic?hs=121

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

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Oct19

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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1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

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

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Oct20

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

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11:00 am – 2:00 pm

FARMcurious
825 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA 94710

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Oct24

Fall Reds + Cheese

While white and rosé wines typically hold court in summer, fall ushers in the deep hues of red wine. From light- to full-bodied, reds can be a delicious pairing for cheese. In this class you’ll meet four autumn-ready red wines and the cheeses that love them. Join Christine Clark, Murray's ex-pat and cheese pairing expert, and let her lead you to pairing bliss.

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1:30 am – 3:30 am

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

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