a student milk a black and white holstein cow to collect milk for use in the raw cheesemaking course

Natural Cheesemaking: Raw Milk Cheeses

Raw Milk Cheeses May 6-10, 2019 Faculty: David Asher   “Natural Cheesemaking: Raw Milk Cheeses” offers a detailed, hands-on study of milk and how to safely create value-added, delicious, artisan…

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Eric Meredith to Teach “Affinage: The Art of Ripening Cheese” at Sterling College in October

Cheesemongers and makers have a rare opportunity to study the art and science of cheese ripening with affineur Eric Meredith this fall in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont. In collaboration…

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Cheesemakers in Cheese Cave

Sterling College Offers Professional Development in Cheesemaking & Affinage

While Vermont continues to produce its legendary cheddars, it is increasingly the home of many other award winning artisan cheeses. Until recently, many of these producers apprenticed in Europe to…

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Affinage: The Art and Science of Maturing Cheese

Affinage: The Art and Science of Maturing Cheese September 25 – 28, 2019 Faculty: Eric Meredith The art and science of affinage is a complex alchemy that can take a…

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Fundamentals of Artisan Cheese

“Fundamentals of Artisan Cheese” Offered at The School of the New American Farmstead

The School of the New American Farmstead at Sterling College is offering another session of its popular class “Fundamentals of Artisan Cheese,” in partnership with the Cellars at Jasper Hill….

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dairy craft

Study “The Art of Natural Cheesemaking” with David Asher at the School of the New American Farmstead

Home cheesemaking can seem daunting, and home cheesemaking without packaged, powdered cultures and synthetic rennets can seem well-nigh impossible. However, it is well within reach to make cheese that is…

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Farmhouse Cheesemaking

Natural Cheesemaking: Specialty Goat & Sheep Cheeses

Specialty Goat & Sheep Cheeses May 13-17, 2019 Faculty: David Asher   To begin the course, students will learn about the nuances of goat and sheep milk. We will ferment…

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Mateo Kehler at Jasper Hill

Local Cheesemakers Sweep Awards at American Cheese Society Show

Cheeses from Sterling College-area creameries won big at the 33rd annual American Cheese Society (ACS) show, held on July 29, 2016 in Des Moines, Iowa. The Rian Fried Center for…

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Larcher

Master Cheese Maker Ivan Larcher Talks French Cheese

Ivan Larcher, master cheese maker, has made cheese in every continent but Antarctica, but, he joked, “Vermont is close enough.” Larcher is faculty for the Artisan Cheese Institute, offered by…

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Small Batch Brewing

Fundamentals of Artisan Cheese

Fundamentals of Artisan Cheese January 6 — 12, 2019 Faculty: Ivan Larcher The School of the New American Farmstead at Sterling College offers “Fundamentals of Artisan Cheese,” an intensive seven-day…

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School of the New American Farmstead

School of the New American Farmstead Announces Classes for 2017

—Renowned visiting instructors include Sandor Katz, Temple Grandin, Ivan Larcher, David Asher, Pandora Thomas, Pascal Baudar, Jean-Martin Fortier, Olga Bravo, and Richard Miscovich—   Leaders of the sustainable agriculture and…

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School of the New American Farmstead

Sterling College Launches School of the New American Farmstead

Renowned visiting instructors for short courses include David Asher, Andrea Chesman, Pete Colman, Sandor Katz January 19, 2016 • Craftsbury Common, VT • Sterling College has launched the School of…

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