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. Entry to the Jan. 27 dinner is $5.
Hands-On Cheesemaking with Peter Dixon on Friday, Jan. 27 from 12-5 is $75 and includes entry to Saturday’s seminars.
Accommodations: Group rate of $126+tax at the Hilton Garden Inn adjacent to campus. Click here or call 541-752-5000 for reservations. Discounted rates are good until Jan. 6.