Vermont Cheese Makers Festival in Shelburne, VT

It all started hundreds of years ago when many farmers in
Vermont had their own cows and made their own butter and cheese. Factories
eventually came on the scene to commercially distribute products, which was
originally only cheddar cheese. Many Vermont cheese makers highly honor the
farmhouse activity of cheese making and because of the dedication to this
lifestyle and a standard of taste of quality like none other our state
continuously produces award-winning farmstead and artisan cheeses.
It is this deep-rooted passion and tradition that led to the
formation of the Vermont Cheese Makers
Festival
. Fodor’sTravel, a top
online travel site included this Vermont event in their list of the top ten best
U.S. summer food festivals. Taking place on July 20, 2014 from 10am to 4pm at
the coach barn at Shelburne Farms, this will be the sixth year for this very
popular event. Considered to be New England’s premier cheese festival, you will
have the opportunity to mingle among the best of Vermont’s artisan cheese
makers, taste their products, sample fine foods and local wines and ultimately
expand your own knowledge of how each cheese is made and the passion behind it
all. The historic Shelburne Farms along lake Champlain is the perfect setting
for this summer festival.
Highlights of the
festival
:
Local Wine, Craft Beer and Spirits Producers
Over 40 award winning cheese makers
Vermont Artisan Food Producers
Cheese maker demonstrations
Cooking demonstrations
“Meet the cheese makers” workshops
Over 200 Cheeses, wines & food products to sample and
purchase at the open market

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