Events for April 18, 2023 - January 21, 2022

WSU Creamery: Pasteurization Workshop

This 3-day class on pasteurization covers vat, basic HTST systems, and on the 3rd day HHST. Additional discussions on magnetic flow timed systems and systems with auxiliary equipment are included. Hands-on activities are conducted in the WSU Creamery Facilities. Course is suggested for plant operators, maintenance personnel, quality personnel, management and suppliers to the industry. […]


Meet the Cheesemakers: Thurston County

Olympia Center 222 Columbia St NW, Olympia, WA, United States

WASCA is proud to present the first event in a series of "Meet the Cheesemakers" seminars to be held around the state. This talk will feature a panel discussion with cheesemakers and a guided tasting of some of their cheeses. Following the 90-minute seminar, we will have a 30-minute meet-and-greet session with the cheesemakers. Our […]


Seattle Cheese & Meat Festival

McCaw Hall 321 Mercer Street, Seattle, WA, United States

The Cheese and Meat Festival proudly benefits the Washington State Cheesemakers Association (WASCA). With the recent boom in artisan shops across the Pacific Northwest the Cheese and Meat Festival aims to showcase products that you would see on a “charcuterie board” and items that pair with the board. Think cheeses, meats, pickles, breads, etc. The […]

$85 – $199

Meet the Cheesemakers: Whatcom County

Bellewood Farms & Distillery 6140 Guide Meridian, WA-539, Lynde, WA, United States

  ***UPDATE: TICKET SALES ARE NOW CLOSED.*** Thank you to everyone who signed up for our event; we look forward to seeing you!   Come learn about cheese, cheesemakers, and cheesemaking in Washington state! This fun and delicious educational seminar will be led by Courtney Johnson, Executive Director of the Washington State Cheesemakers Association. Dr. […]

2023 Annual Member Meeting

The Butcher's Table 2121 Westlake Avenue, Seattle, WA, United States

WASCA's 2023 Annual Membership Meeting will be held in person with a virtual option on Friday, January 27, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Butcher's Table in Seattle. Our guest speaker this year will be a panel of local chefs and restaurateurs who will be available to talk about cheese in the professional […]

Cheesemaker Chats

All current WASCA members are invited to join us for our inaugural Cheesemaker Chat! Members will receive the registration link through a listserv message. Please ensure that you are a current member and that you have added our email address ( to your contacts so that you receive the link. We are delighted to have […]

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