Are you ready for the 18th Annual California Artisan Cheese Festival?! Taking place from March 22–24, the three-day celebration seeks to broaden the awareness of the artisan cheesemaking community and enjoyment of its products. As we approach this exciting celebration, the festival has unveiled multiple days packed with insightful events.
“We are over the moon with how the 18th Annual California Artisan Cheese Festival has come together for 2024 with events and tours at many community favorite farms, creameries, and wineries including Toluma Farm, Silver Penny Farm, and Valley Ford Creamery—it will be a true celebration of the best of California cheese and the makers behind-the-scenes who create the real magic,” says Sarah Simms, President of the California Artisan Cheese Guild and Co-Founder of Lady & Larder.
On March 22, the festival will kick off with Farm and Producer Tours at locations throughout Marin and Sonoma counties and beyond, a press release highlighted.
Saturday, March 23, will follow up with a day of cheese tastings, pairings, and seminars taking place at a variety of wineries, breweries, and farms throughout Sonoma County. The day will conclude with the highly anticipated Cheese Crawl at The Barlow in Sebastopol.
On March 24, attendees will gather at the Artisan Cheese Tasting & Marketplace for a grand finale tasting event at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds in Santa Rosa. To view a full schedule for the 18th Annual California Artisan Cheese Festival, click here.
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