Grown in Marin
University of California
Grown in Marin

Artisan & Farmstead Cheese

Normandy North of the Gate

Normandy North of the Gate
Read the article Making a cheese statement in the Press Democrat. (Posted 3-7-11)

We see and taste what Cowgirl Creamery's Sue Conley dreamed about when she arrived fresh from Berkeley with her business partner Peggy Smith in 1995. It's all about the cheese... and the cows, and the farmers, and the grass.  

Find Marin and Sonoma artisan and farmstead cheesemakers at the California Artisan Cheese Guild.

Attend the 5th annual California Artisan Cheese Festival in Petaluma.

More about local cheese production

Follow Andrea Reisenfeld's cheese adventures

Watch artisan cheesemakers talking about their craft

Listen to Sue Conley and Peggy Smith talk about how they got started in Marin

Artisan Cheese Certificate Program

A new artisan cheesemaking certificate program is launched by College of Marin at the Indian Valley campus and co-sponsored by the California Artisan Cheese Guild.

Register and read about the fall courses at the college.

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