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A Taste of Formaggio

A Taste of Formaggio

Ever wondered how fresh mozzarella cheese is made? Or what the difference is between a 12-month Parmigiano Reggiano versus 24-month wheel?

We got you.

Try before you buy at A Taste of Formaggio, our pop-up cheese tasting market on Saturday, March 16, 2019! Throughout the day, more than 15 cheese artisans from Italy and the U.S. will take over our bustling marketplace with tasting booths from 12 to 5 p.m. Stop by to meet the artisans and cheesemongers and enjoy complimentary samples our finest selection of formaggi.

If you love the products you taste, take them home with you! Not only will you have a direct connection to the treats on your table, but you will be supporting the small-scale producers who remain dedicated to quality over quantity.

No need to register in advance, simply stop by to start tasting!

MEET THE ARTISANS BEHIND THE CHEESE

Get to know our cheesemakers! Throughout the day sample cheeses and learn more about how they are made from the following producers:

Sweet Grass Dairy
Consider Bardwell
Marcelli
Firefly Farms
Arethusa
Antichi Bonta
Plymouth
Shelburn Farms
 Capriole
Saxelby
Uplands
Cravero
Jasper Hill
Rogue Creamery
Crown Finish
Mitica

 

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Pro tip: get our guide to making the perfect antipasto platter. After the event, you'll need it.