Cheesemaker Education Day
What: Cheesemaker Education Day is the west coast’s premier educational conference for the artisan cheese industry.
When: January 27 & 28, 2017
Where: Oregon State University, Oldfield Animal Teaching Facility, 3521 SW Campus Way, Corvallis, OR 97331
Who: Creamery owners and cheesemakers from Oregon, the NW, California, further afield; people interested in starting a creamery business, others related to the artisan cheese industry, and students. In addition to the seminars, there will be a small trade show for cheese industry vendors.
Cost: Tickets are $75, and include all seminars, lunch, coffee breaks, and reception. First ticket $25 for Oregon Cheese Guild members, additional tickets $50. After January 23 and at the door, tickets are $100.
Friday, January 27
1:00-5:00 Hands-On Cheesemaking Part I
Speaker: Peter Dixon
6:00-7:00 The Cowgirl Creamery Story
Speakers: Sue Conley
7:00-9:00 Group Dinner
Saturday, January 28
8:40-10:00 Regulatory Q&A
Speakers: Marc Bates and Frank Barcellos
10:20-11:20 Finding a Lab Partner
11:20-12:00 Peter Dixon
12:45-2:30 The Whole Package
2:45-3:45 Exit Planning
3:45-4:30 Oregon Cheese Month 2017 – Get Involved!
4:30-5:30 Cheese and Drink Reception
Friday and Saturday 1:00-5:00
Cheesemaking Track: Hands-On Cheesemaking with Peter Dixon
With the move to the new Oldfield Agriculture Building, Cheesemaker Education Day can now accommodate vendor displays! There are two options available through our ticketing site:
Cheesemaker Education Day Sponsorship – $500
- 8’ table with two chairs in premier location
- 2 tickets to Cheesemaker Education Day seminars, lunch, and reception
- Logo on CED website
- Ad and listing in CED program
- Mentions in event promotion emails
- Access to attendee list
- Support the Oregon Cheese Guild and its members
Display Table – $200
- 8’ table with two chairs
- 1 ticket to Cheesemaker Education Day seminars, lunch, and reception
- Listing in CED program
Contact Katie Bray at katiembray(at)gmail(dot)com for more information on Cheesemaker Education Day.