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A Local Victory Cheese Opportunity

If you live on Whidbey Island or will be passing through the island’s south end, check out Langley’s Orchard Kitchen for an easy way to help support local cheesemakers. Orchard Kitchen is one of several Washington businesses participating in the Victory Cheese campaign by selling a Victory Cheese Box of cheeses from the Pacific Northwest,…

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September 2020 Newsletter

Dear WASCA Members, It has been heartening to speak with many of you over my first few weeks as executive director during these uncertain times. The common refrain I’ve been hearing from our cheesemakers is that business is going well–or has even gotten better–during the pandemic. So many of our cheesemakers have had to change the way…

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Twin Sisters: Washington’s Best Cheese Shop 2020

Twin Sisters Creamery (Ferndale) has been voted the best cheese shop in Washington State for 2020 in Taste of Home Magazine. Visit this link to read the full article.

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Meet WASCA’s New Executive Director

The Washington State Cheesemakers Association (WASCA) is proud to announce they have selected a new Executive Director – Courtney Johnson. Established in 2015, The Washington State Cheesemaker’s Association (WASCA) was formed to support cheesemakers, and to promote the continued growth and awareness of artisan cheeses in Washington. Washington State’s cheese industry is vibrant with more…

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Tieton Wins Women Farm to Food Business Competition

Tieton Farm and Creamery is Finalist in the 2019 Women Farm to Food Business Competition TIETON, WA – Tieton Farm & Creamery was recently honored as a finalist in the first annual Women Farm to Food Business competition. This event was put on by the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA). NASDA awarded…

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WASCA Cheesemaker members medal at 2018 ACS Conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington Cheesemakers take big awards at the National Cheese ConferenceWashington state takes home prestigious medals at the 2018 national cheese conference in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania Seattle, WA. (July 27, 2018) – The American Cheese Society is regarded as the leading organization supporting and promoting American-made cheeses.  The organization provides the cheese community with…

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