About the Guild

Mission Statement:

The Guild’s mission is to support and encourage the Maine cheesemaking community. We will do this through development of a collective voice to promote Maine cheese and cheesemakers, educate cheese makers and consumers, coordinate resources and share the joy and art of regional cheeses.

See: How to Join The Guild

Maine Cheese Guild Meetings

All times Monday from 10:00am – 2:00pm unless otherwise noted. You may find links for each meeting including location maps here.

  • SUNDAY, December 10, 2017 at 12pm – 4pm — Holiday Party at Pumpkin Vine Family Farm, Somerville
  • TUESDAY, January 9, 2018 — at Agricultural Trade Show in Augusta
  • February 19, 2018 — Pineland Farms Cheese, Bangor
  • April 9, 2018 – Turning Page Farm, Monson
  • TUESDAY, May 8, 2018 at Cosmic Goat Farm & Creamery in Litchfield
  • June 11, 2018 — Balfour Farms, Pittsfield
  • August 6, 2018  Garden Side Dairy at Hatch Knoll Farm in Jonesboro
  • October 2018 – TBD
  • MONDAY, November 12, 2018 — State of Maine Cheese Co., Rockport
  • SUNDAY, December 9, 2018 at 12pm – 4pm — Holiday Party at TBD

Contact Information:
(send general inquires to)

The Maine Cheese Guild
c/o State of Maine Cheese Co.
461 Commercial Street
Rockport, ME 04846

Phone- (207) 549-3817, please leave message

(please send invoice or account statements directly to the Treasurer)

Guild Information –
email guild for information

Maine Cheese Guild Newsletter Editor –
email the editor

Membership Inquiries –
email membership

Correspondence relating to the web site
email webmaster

Officers and Board of Directors (year elected in parenthesis)


Jessie Dowling, President (2016), Board (2014)
Fuzzy Udder Creamery, Whitefield

Arlene Brokow, Vice President (2016), Board (2014)
Imagine Dairy Creamery, Warren

Mary Belding, Treasurer (2016), Board (2014)
Little Falls Farm, Harrison

Heather Donahue, Secretary (2016), Board (2017)
Balfour Farm, Pittsfield

Anne Bossi, Sunset Acres, Brooksville (2014)
Dorothee Grimm, Silvery Moon Creamery (2016)
Caitlin Hunter, Appleton Creamery (2017)
Heidi Kingelhofer, Five Islands Farm (2016)
Jean Koons, Kennebec Cheesery (2014)
Cathe Morrill, State of Maine Cheese Co., Rockport (2016)
Eric Rector, Monroe Cheese Studio, Monroe (2016)