The Wedge Cheese Festival

wedgeThe Wedge Brings Tasty NW Cheese to Portland on October 6
Regional cheesemakers unite in Portland for day-long celebration of artisan cheese

WHAT:
This farmer’s market-style event will feature artisan, specialty and farmstead cheesemakers from throughout the Northwest.

There will be up to 35 Northwest cheesemakers such as, Briar Rose, Rogue Creamery, Tillamook, Tumalo Farms, Willamette Valley Cheese Company, and more.

The festival is organized by the Oregon Cheese Guild and Rogue Ales & Spirits and is free to the public. The Oregon Cheese Guild suggests a $5 entry contribution to help the nonprofit Guild grow Oregon’s artisan cheesemaker community.

WHEN:
Saturday, October 6, 2012
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

WHERE:
Green Dragon
928 Southeast 9th Avenue Portland, OR 97214
SE 9th Avenue will be blocked between Belmont and Yamhill

ACTIVITIES:
· Live music
· Cheese tasting
· Artisan grilled cheese bar
· Kid’s corner activities
· Meet a dairy princess-ambassador
· Cheese eating championships
· Beer and cheese pairing classes
· Spirits and cheese pairing classes