Join us in Portland, Oregon on October 3, 2009 from 10am – 4pm in front of the Green Dragon Pub for a farmers market style street festival celebrating local cheese! Sample, buy cheese and meet the makers at the largest gathering of regional artisan cheesemakers in the Pacific Northwest.
While you’re there, watch cheesemaking demonstrations, try your hand at the build your own grilled cheese bar or go to an educational seminar (more about that below) and explore the possibiities of cheese friendly beverages and accompaniments. Kids are encouraged to attend and take our Cheese Challenge and win fabulous prizes!
For a complete list of cheesemakers that will be attending, click here.
11am Beer and Cheese Pairing
Local experts will lead you through a series of parings of some of the region’s great microbrews and cheeses.
1pm Bring Local and Artisan to your Cheese Board
Cheesemongers demonstrate how easy it is to put together a cheese plate using local cheeses and delicious accompaniments.
3pm Spirits and Cheese Pairing
The next big thing – pairing cheese with local spirits. Local distillers and cocktail experts will lead the audience through this unique tasting experience.
Seminars are $10/each or $25 for the Dorkin’ Out Hard 3 seminar pass.
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The Wedge Festival will be held at 928 SE 9th Ave. between Belmont and Yamhill in Portland (Google map here) in front of the Green Dragon Pub.
Dairy Farmers of Oregon, Oregon Cheese Guild, Green Dragon Bistro & Pub,
Willamette Valley Cheese Co.
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