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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 […]

In Queso You Missed It, May 1, 2022


The latest cheese world news.

Cheese for the Culture: We’re Still Here


For my first draft of this column, I started off writing something that I thought would get approved by the editor. I was assertive but was careful to not fall into the “angry Black woman” trope by being too assertive. I told a charming anecdotal story about an incident that happened when I was five. […]

American Stinkers: How Washed Rind Cheeses Became a National Pastime


They’re a cheese nerd’s most sought-after style. What is it about them?

Enjoy With Abandon: 2020’s Best Cheeses For Snacking


We’ve selected winning cheeses from past years to cover categories that we hope bring comfort, relatability, and joy during this unprecedented time.

In Queso You Missed It: October 4th


It’s officially October—AKA National Pumpkin month—which means it’s time to indulge in some pumpkin-flavored wedges and accompaniments