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Cheesemaking Compitition at Marin County Fair

Gear it up cheese heads. It's time to get your entry forms into the Marin County Fair.

This is a cheesemaking competition open to all amateur Californians and limited to two entries per exhibitor per Class - there are 6 classes: Cottage Cheese, Cultured Cheese, Soft Cheese, Semi-soft Cheese, Semi-hard Cheese and Hard Cheese. Entry fee is $3 per entry.

For a description of the classes, look for Division 25 - Cheesemaking under the Special Adult Culinary Contest in the Marin County Fair Handbook, available online, scroll to page 12.


The competition entry form is available at:


Actual competition entry will be on Saturday July 6, 4:30 pm at the Blue Ribbon Stage of the Exhibit Hall.  If you have an an entry, make sure to get your form in by the deadline of May 16 and then if you would like to, you may attend the judging July 6 after you drop off your entry.  You will be given FREE entry to the Fair as a competitor.

The Beverage People hope to have several entries and could make available delivery of your entry. Please bring your entry to the store by Friday, July 5, 5:00 pm so that they may be taken to Marin on time on Saturday.


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  • A former member
    A former member

    yikes I need to uncomfirm...don't know how? Cheese competition conflicts with work schedule I think

    May 10, 2013

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