The Guild is in full gear for the Fall! Join us at a market, a restaurant, a cheese class, a festival – we want you to taste Massachusetts Cheese!
Friday, September 22: Natick Community Organic Farm’s Harvest Dinner & Auction
If you like to eat well to support good causes, this is the meal for you. Enjoy live music, our open bar where you can sample local beers, sustainable wines, regional spirits, as well as choice nonalcoholic options. Sample fabulous hors d’oeuvres like raw oysters and an all-Mass made cheese course! Mingle with other farm supporters and bid on the silent auction items. Sit, relax and feast on the scrumptious seasonal fare. The meal is beautiful but unpretentious, lovingly prepared by the Wellesley College Club’s talented chefs from food grown and raised by NCOF and over 30 proud local food and drink producers. All proceeds to benefit Natick Farm’s Teen Programs. http://www.natickfarm.org/Pages/Harvest_Dinner.html
Monday, September 25: Craft & Culture – A Beer & Cheese Event
Tremont 647, Boston, MA – 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Tremont 647’s first Craft & Culture event, in partnership with the Massachusetts Cheese Guild, includes local brews and a deliciously cheesy menu.
Guests will enjoy:
– Family style cheese boards
– A menu inspired by some of the best cheesemakers here in Massachusetts
– A little education on cheeses
– Two beer tastings during the cocktail hour
– The opportunity to test out up to 7 different local brews with flights and half or full glasses
Reservations are limited – buy tickets now!
5th Annual MASSACHUSETTS CHEESE FESTIVAL
Saturday, November 4, 2017 – Arts at the Armory, 191 Highland Ave., Somerville
Session 1: 11:30 am – 2 pm Session 2: 2:30 pm – 5 pm
Please join the Guild, along with more than two dozen Massachusetts cheesemakers and Pairing Partners, to celebrate Massachusetts as the Birthplace of American Artisanal Cheese. We expect 600-800 cheese enthusiasts to attend the event, which will include samples of local cheeses and complementary food products, beer, wine and hard cider, as well as demonstrations and workshops from local cheese experts. Come join the fun!
Sunday, October 15:
Reinventing the wheel: Milk, Microbes and the Fight for Real Cheese
Enjoy an evening in the company of world renowned food experts Bronwen and Francis Percival as they promote their newly launched book, “Reinventing the Wheel: Milk, Microbes, and the Fight for Real Cheese.” The Percivals will read select passages and take part in an open discussion/question period led by Adam Shutes of Boston Cheese Cellar; register here. You can preorder a copy of the book using discount code 16M4197 at the publisher’s website here.
Do you know the difference between a bloomy rind and a blue? Learn all about cheese styles and identification in our Massachusetts Cheese 101 class! We’ll taste a variety of local cheeses and talk about serving suggestions, cheese plates and wine pairings. Classes are scheduled periodically at our retail and restaurant members’ locations across Massachusetts. Admission for these introductory classes is $20 (FREE for our Enthusiast members). Subscribe to our mailing list here to be notified of upcoming class dates.