Membership

Join the Maine Cheese Guild!

We welcome cheese professionals, enthusiasts, home cheesemakers, individuals and businesses who  are interested in and 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 and those working with, and eating cheese. Membership levels are outlined below.

Membership Policies: Our membership year runs from January through the following December. We do not prorate memberships. 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 members receive these Standard Benefits:

• Are welcome to attend Maine Cheese Guild meetings
• Receive our newsletter Cheese Pairings

• Networking and community with Maine Maine cheesemakers and dairy producers
• Receive of one of our popular bumper stickers for Eat Maine Cheese.com, and help spread the word about Maine's great cheese

Our membership categories and additional benefits for each:

Cheese Enthusiast

ENTHUSIAST MEMBERSHIP
You will receive our Standard Benefits plus:
• Discounts on Guild workshops and events

Cheesemaker-Dairy Producer

PRINCIPAL MEMBERSHIP
You will receive our Standard 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

Supporting Partner

SUPPORTING PARTNER MEMBERSHIP
You will receive our Standard Benefits plus:
• 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