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In Queso You Missed It: January 15, 2023


Catch up on all the cheese-related news you may have missed!

Reflections on a Year: Celebrating the Joys


I’m sitting in the living room of my new apartment, surrounded by the compartmentalization of my life in box form. My kitties are playing tag and are screaming what I imagine translates to “PARKOUR!” I’m listening to the debut album by the Bird and the Bee, and it is during this scene of joy and […]

Best Cheeses 2022


To choose this year’s featured cheeses, the culture team combed through the winning wheels and wedges from the following competitions: World Cheese Awards (2021), World Championship Cheese Contest, American Cheese Society Judging and Competition, Good Food Awards, sofi Awards, International Cheese and Dairy Awards, and the New York International Cheese Competition. Key to abbreviations: WCA: […]

Best Cheeses 2022: Buffalo Milk


Photo by Nina Gallant | Styled by Kendra Smith BUFFALO MILK BURRATA (pictured above)Deca & Otto | Colombia Small-scale farmers have been raising water buffalo in Colombia’s lush northern prairies for generations,and Deca and Otto works with producers raising 100 percent grass-fed herds to produce their line of fresh cheese, yogurt, and dulce de leche. […]

In Queso You Missed It: September 11, 2022


The American Cheese Society invites owners, managers, and cheesemakers are invited to participate in a survey about the current state of the U.S. artisan, farmstead, and specialty cheese industry. The survey data will enable the industry to communicate its impact to policymakers, the media, regulators, and other stakeholders, and to better advocate on behalf of cheesemakers. Even […]

In Queso You Missed It: July 31,2022


After a two-year hiatus, the 2022 American Cheese Society (ACS) Conference—or what insiders call “Cheese Camp”—was a joyful reunion of the American cheese community in Portland, Oregon. The event consisted of industry panels and lectures, a Meet the Cheesemaker event where over 100 creameries sampled their cheeses, and the 2022 ACS Judging & Competition. Best of […]

Culture Goes to ‘Cheese Camp’


Education, networking, all-you-can-eat cheese, and more: it’s a curd nerd’s paradise at the ACS Conference.

Shopping with Intention and More in Portland, OR


Agela Abdullah shares the businesses she’ll be supporting during the 2022 ACS Conference.

Celebrating American Cheese Month


American Cheese Education Foundation scholarships support careers in cheese Photography by MISA ME, courtesy of American Cheese Society Before attending the American Cheese Society’s annual conference three years ago (in Richmond, VA), Toronto-based Julia Treloar—head fromager at Cheese Boutique—had traveled to the United States only twice. She’d heard rumblings about how delicious and diverse American […]

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