Membership

Join the Maine Cheese Guild!

We welcome cheese enthusiasts, home cheesemakers, individuals and businesses who support the Maine cheese trade including all farmstead and artisanal cheesemakers, small dairy producers, sellers, suppliers, chefs, and researchers with an interest in cheese making, dairying and cultured milk products. Membership levels are outlined below. Beginning in 2017 our membership year runs from January through the following December. New and renewal applicants should use the appropriate form linked below. Membership inquiries may be directed to membership@mainecheeseguild.org.

Eat Maine Cheese Bumper StickerAll membership levels will:

• Be welcome to attend Maine Cheese Guild meetings
• Receive our newsletter Cheese Pairings
• Become the proud owner of one of our popular new bumper stickers for Eat Maine Cheese.com, and spread the word about Maine's great cheese.

See below for additional membership benefits in each category:

Cheese Enthusiast

ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP
You will receive the above benefits plus discounts on Guild workshops and events, and you'll be helping to support and promote Maine Cheese!

Cheesemaker-Dairy Producer

PRIMARY MEMBERSHIP
You will receive the above benefits plus:
• Voting privileges at meetings
• Discounts on Guild workshops
• Inclusion in our Maine Cheese Map at www.eatmainecheese.com as well as the print version
• Opportunities to promote your products through various Guild events
• Advertising/Promotion if you wish to take part in Maine's Open Creamery Day
• The opportunity to purchase Maine Cheese Guild sticker/decals for your cheeses
• Networking and community with other Maine cheesemakers and dairy producers!

Supporting Partner

You will receive the above benefits plus:
• Voting privileges at meetings
• A feature on the Maine Cheese Guild's website
• Inclusion in our Maine Cheese Map at www.eatmainecheese.com as well as the print version
• Opportunities to promote your business and partner with the Maine Cheese Guild to host events and festivals
• Listed on PR for Guild sponsored events
• Maine Cheese Guild Supporting Partner Decal to show your support
• Networking and community with Maine Maine cheesemakers and dairy producers!