Welcome to the California Artisan Cheese Guild. We are an organization dedicated to the bounty of artisanal, specialty, and farmstead cheese made in the Golden State. The CACG is an organization designed to support and encourage the California cheesemaking community. This is accomplished by supporting the on-going education of cheesemakers and consumers, sharing resources, and celebrating the art and dedication to quality cheese.
What's new on the website and with the CACG?
New classes and events are being added all the time to our Events Calendar. Check it out and start planning your year in cheese!
Starting-up or expanding your goat or sheep dairy? Go to the Used Equipment Listing in the Members Only Section. We have new posts for milking equipment and breeding stock!
Members, get involved in the sharing of knowledge! Visit the Q&A Forums in the Members Only Section to give and get advice from fellow cheesemakers and cheese enthusiasts. Current topics include sourcing of bio-degradable and sustainable cheese packaging!
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The California Artisan Cheese Guild Story
Membership is open to any individual or business with an interest in California artisan cheese! Cheesemakers, cheese retailers, chefs, and cheese enthusiasts are encouraged to join. If cheese is your passion then there is a place for you in our Guild. Visit our Join the Guild page for a list of membership categories and benefits.
For an interactive look at Guild Cheesemaker Members across the Golden State, check out our map for locations and driving directions for those open to the public, and visit our directory for detailed information about cheese varieties, availability, and tours.
The CACG has some exciting events coming up, both educational and promotional. Check them out, mark your calendar and come enjoy California's bounty of artisanal cheese!