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WASCA Members are Finalists in 2022 Good Food Awards

WASCA Members are Finalists in 2022 Good Food Awards 599 349 admin

Cascadia Creamery (Trout Lake) and Girl Meets Dirt (Eastsound) are finalists in the 2022 Good Food Awards. Cascadia Creamery is a finalist for their cheese Glacier Blue, a natural-rind, raw-milk,…

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Lost Peacock Creamery is a Grade A Goat Dairy in Olympia, Washington. We specialize in fresh and aged goat cheese. Also, goat yoga! At Lost Peacock Creamery the goats have wings, the pigs have polka dots, and the trees hug us back. Everyone has a place at our table. And no, we don’t milk the peacocks

Lost Peacock Creamery Featured in Tilth Podcast

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WASCA licensed cheesemaker member Lost Peacock Creamery was featured on the Tilth Alliance’s Farm Walks Podcast (season 2, episode 10). In the podcast, Rachael Taylor-Tuller shares her story of transitioning…

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WASCA Director Interviewed on Cheese Podcast

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WASCA’s executive director, Courtney Johnson, was interviewed on the July 28 episode of The Mobile Monger Podcast. The podcast is a series developed by veteran cheese professional and Washington resident,…

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WASCA BOD Member Passes Wine Specialist Exam

WASCA BOD Member Passes Wine Specialist Exam 500 750 admin

WASCA Board Member Rachael Lucas can now add the title Certified Specialist of Wine to her credentials. Lucas, who was already an American Cheese Society Certified Cheese Professional and Certified…

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WASCA ED Talks Cheese Guilds on ACS Cheese Chat

WASCA ED Talks Cheese Guilds on ACS Cheese Chat 1000 389 admin

WASCA’s Executive Director, Courtney Johnson, was on the American Cheese Society’s May 20 Cheese Chat with ACS President Jeremy Stephenson & Vice President Lynn Giacomini Stray. Courtney joined Oregon Cheese…

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Harmony Fields makes artisan, farmstead sheep cheese and grows WSDA certified 100% organic herbs. Our mission is to produce nutritious, high-quality food and medicine using organic and ecological farming techniques.

Harmony Fields Featured in Skagit STEM Video

Harmony Fields Featured in Skagit STEM Video 1200 300 admin

Harmony Fields (Bow) is currently taking part in a STEM project for 3rd-5th graders created by Skagitonians to Preserve Farmland. They created this short video about the farm to help…

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WASCA Initiates First-Ever GiveBig WA! Campaign

WASCA Initiates First-Ever GiveBig WA! Campaign 440 398 admin

On May 4 and 5, WASCA is taking part in its first-ever GiveBig WA! Campaign. GiveBig WA! allows non-profit organizations to fundraise through the GiveBig platform. The donation drive takes…

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Spring 2021 Newsletter

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Greetings WASCA Members!  Newsletter Contents Message from the Executive DirectorFDA Sampling AssignmentComment on Additional Traceability RequirementsThe Cheese Map is Live!Membership Benefits – Help Us Get Them to YouAnother New Benefit:…

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Award Winners, WASCA Featured in Cheese Reporter

Award Winners, WASCA Featured in Cheese Reporter 320 320 admin

Cascadia Creamery, Ferndale Farmstead, and Samish Bay Cheese were featured in an article in Cheese Reporter published on March 19, 2021. The cover story, titled, “Washington State Cheese Community Growing,…

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WASCA Director Shares Pairing Secrets with Tilth Alliance

WASCA Director Shares Pairing Secrets with Tilth Alliance 1006 624 admin

The Tilth Alliance just shared a Valentine’s Day story with local cheese-pairing tips from WASCA’s Executive Director, Courtney Johnson. Johnson shared three basic principles for creating pairings that last well…

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