Farm-to-Table Cheesemaking Bootcamp!

Most of our classes are held in our classroom at the new Haystack Mountain Cheese Creamery at 505 Weaver Park Rd., Suite E, Longmont, CO.  These are highlighted in Orange on the calendar.

Some of our classes are held offsite at breweries, restaurants, wineries and farms.  These are highlighted in Green.

We also offer multi-day, themed cheesemaking courses and these are highlighted in Blue.


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Farm-to-Table Cheesemaking Bootcamp!

June 17, 2017 @ 9:00 am - June 18, 2017 @ 4:00 pm

Two days of farmy, cheesy fun!  Come for one or both days and get a true farm-to-table cheesemaking experience.

Day One:

We’ll start the day at Briar Gate Farm just west of Longmont where we’ll meet a small herd of Nubian, Nigerian Dwarf and Oberhasli dairy goats.  You’ll get to milk a goat or two, play with (and perhaps bottle feed) their babies, and learn all about their milks.  Then we’ll head back to the cheesemaking classroom to make Chevre, Feta and Camembert from their wonderful milk.  You’ll enjoy hands-on cheesemaking instruction plus lunch with wine and plenty of cheese samples and go home with easy-to-follow recipes.

Day Two:

We’ll begin at Sky Pilot Farm in Longmont, the region’s only dairy sheep farm, and also home to the amazing Jersey Cow, Clarabelle!  You’ll learn what breeds are used in the dairy sheep world, why Jersey milk is so awesome for cheesemaking, and will get an opportunity to try your hand and milking one or both of these dairy divas.  Then we’ll head back to the classroom and make fresh sheep’s milk Ricotta (which we’ll eat fresh as well as turn into a delicious chocolate ricotta mousse), Cheddar Cheese Curds and finish up our cheeses from Day One.  Lunch with wine and cheese will be included.

Register for Day One only – $150

Day Two currently has low enrollment and may not run.  Please e-mail if you are interested in registering and we will let you know!– $150

Register for Both Days and save! – $255


June 17, 2017 @ 9:00 am
June 18, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
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The Art of Cheese at Haystack
505 Weaver Park Rd. Unit E
Longmont,CO80501United States
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