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Farmstead and Artisan Cheeses: From Concept to Commerce

Vermont Technical College
Randolph Center, VT

Artisan cheesemaking is a great fit for sustainable farming. As a value-added component of a sustainable farming plan, cheesemaking can be another step in the holistic cycle of land to food.  Today, the United States has nearly 1,000 artisan cheesemakers, with more starting up each year, associated with the renovated interest of American consumer for local, artisanal cheeses. However, the path to success in is not always easy, in part due to all the multiple factors involved in making good quality cheeses as well as the current competitive market.

 

Register at: http://www.vtc.edu/cheeses-concept-commerce