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Pending membership and party information - Welcome curdherders. The club has a fun holiday party in the works for December. Please check the meetings for this current event. Also, in order to lower our costs in 2019, you maybe dropped from the active membership if you haven't pa Nancy V. Nov 26, 2018 9:21 AM
Wednesday Cheese Club meeting - Hello all, We have a meet up scheduled for November 14th at 6 pm, location at the Beverage People classroom. This is a meeting pairing cheese and wine, led by Jay Conner and myself. Please come, and bring cheese, wine, cider, beer, other and a smal user 1. Nov 9, 2018 7:59 AM
Check out a new meeting - Our June meeting is now scheduled. Nancy V. Mar 16, 2018 11:20 AM
New meetings and information - Hello, fellow Cheesemakers, I am working on our calendar today, Friday the 23rd of February. I hope to have all our meetings posted before the day ends. Please check back this weekend.  Also, we still need volunteers for this particular meetin Nancy V. Feb 23, 2018 11:50 AM
Re: [Sonoma-County-Cheesemaking-Cl­ub] Thinking of you all during firestorms - Laurie, Good to hear you are safe, we are closed currently u Nancy V. Oct 13, 2017 8:37 AM
Re: [Sonoma-County-Cheesemaking-Cl­ub] Thinking of you all during firestorms - @font-face{font-family:Calibri;­panose-1:[masked];} Fine here in south Sebastopol area. I just want this nightmare to over for everyone, then I can get out and enjoy my favorite season. Cathy D Oct 12, 2017 3:18 PM
Re: [Sonoma-County-Cheesemaking-Cl­ub] Thinking of you all during firestorms - I was just wondering how you are! Glad you are safe. Our neighborhood is fine but no power. The smoke is so bad we are staying with friends in Peta Kathy L. Oct 12, 2017 12:24 PM
Thinking of you all during firestorms - Greetings fellow Curdherders! I haven't seen updates on any of you, and have been thinking of you. I hope all are safe! We are evacuated, with goats, to a good goat friend. Our home is ok so far. Laurie S. Oct 12, 2017 10:08 AM
Sheep ranch and creamery tour - Hi everyone. We are coming up on the closing date for reservations to the Weirauch Creamery and ranch. The RSVP's close on Sunday the 23rd.  I recommend you grab a friend and join us, it is really a special day. The map to the Nancy V. Apr 17, 2017 11:41 AM
News you can use, I hope! - Hey good morning you cheese heads, I have a link for you to a data base of the cheese makers in Northern California. This is down-loadable as a pdf, so you can keep it as a reference for your use later.   http://c Nancy V. Jan 20, 2017 9:17 AM
Steering committee recommendations - Hi everyone, The group met last week and had some great ideas to flesh out our meeting schedule for the first 5-6 months of 2017. We got a lot done at a short meeting. First off, the budget was analyzed and it will be necessary to retur Nancy V. Nov 14, 2016 4:19 PM
Upcoming Cheesemaking Class At The Beverage People - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­Bound/events/234302041/ When : Saturday, September 24, 201 Nancy V. Sep 21, 2016 2:41 PM
Meetup details changed: Annual Holiday Dinner Party for all Curd Herders - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­Bound/events/234101343/ When : Friday, December 9,[masked]: Nancy V. Sep 19, 2016 9:40 AM
Meetup details changed: Spring time tour at Pug's Leap & White Whale Farm - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­Bound/events/228790332/ When : Sunday, May 22,[masked]:30 Nancy V. Apr 13, 2016 11:48 AM
Seats Available for Cheese Guild meeting - Please copy to a browser this URL  ( to see information about a cheesemaking two day workshop with Peter Dixon. This is a fabulous opportunity, and one I wish I could attend.   Nancy V. Apr 7, 2016 9:34 AM
Meeting next week. - Meeting is coming up soon, and I wanted to remind anybody who would like to make a Chèvre to bring it along. Please share with us the age, culture used and approximate make and storage temperatures that you employed. It helps to make the evening more Nancy V. Mar 9, 2016 11:44 AM
New Meetup: Janet Fletcher offers us an educational experience with Water Buffalo cheese. - Announcing a new Meetup for Wheyward Bound Cheesemaking Club of Sonoma County! What : Janet Fletcher offers us an educational experience with Water Buffalo cheese. Nancy V. Feb 16, 2016 8:57 AM
Help promote the club! - We recently commissioned Bill Koonberg to create an attractive flyer for our next two meet-ups. As the two are intro to cheesemaking classes per se, we wanted to encourage the home cheesemaking public to learn more about our club and activities.  Also Nancy V. Feb 4, 2016 11:48 AM
Meetup details changed: New member greeting and cheese make - Chèvre/Fromage Blanc - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­Bound/events/228440539/ When : Wednesday, March 16,[masked] Nancy V. Jan 30, 2016 4:04 PM
Meetup details changed: Change in Date!! Planning for the year's club activities! - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­Bound/events/227897128/ When : Wednesday, January 27, 2016 Nancy V. Jan 15, 2016 2:30 PM
Dues - Dear members, Once again, we are running into a problem with meet up and dues payments. I thought we had solved this with opening the portal "We Pay" as a pathway for payments. That has been working for new members and many of us have u Nancy V. Oct 2, 2015 11:01 AM
Meetup details changed: Visit and tour Bohemian Creamery - I've removed the block to RSVP for this meeting, you should be able to make a reservation up until Saturday now.  We do like advance notice, however, we want any and all to come who can make it.  See you Saturday. Nancy When Nancy V. Jul 13, 2015 10:16 AM
Meetup tonight is at 6:30 - Just a reminder that this is not beginning at our usual 6:00. There won't be anyone to let you in before 6:15 and we are actually starting at 6:30. If anyone hasn't been able to RSVP but wants to come tonight, please do. We have a few cancellat Nancy V. Jun 25, 2015 12:44 PM
Weirauch Farm and Creamery Directions added. RSVP close Tuesday at 5:00 p.m. - It's still looking like a great day for a picnic. I've updated this Meetup. The address is now added. Click the name for the link. We do not need to carpool, as we are around 12 - 15 attendees at this time. Reservations close on Tuesday at 5 pm Nancy V. Apr 6, 2015 2:44 PM
Steering committee meeting - I am scheduling a meeting to make plans for the club agenda for winter and to discuss the club structure.  As it stands, we are getting a lot of requests for information to come to the club, but people are not following up. We need to address this iss Nancy V. Aug 27, 2014 11:13 AM
Meetup details changed: Tour of Achadinha Cheese Company - I've updated this Meetup, to allow some extra time for signups as we haven't reached the full 25 person limit yet.­Bound/events/189643352/ Nancy V. Jul 29, 2014 1:41 PM
Meeting August 17 at 11 - Achadinha Cheese Co - Petaluma - We are upon the deadline of August 1, for payment of your reservation for this tour. Anyone who is attending or planning to attend needs to mail or drop off their $12.00 to pay for their space. Please send checks and or drop off checks or cash to Nancy Nancy V. Jul 29, 2014 8:56 AM
Meeting canceled for Thursday March 13 - We will reschedule for May, look for information next week. Nancy Nancy V. Mar 11, 2014 10:41 AM
Meetup details changed: Tips, Tricks and Problems - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­Bound/events/151930132/ When : Thursday, March 13,[masked]: Nancy V. Mar 11, 2014 10:31 AM
Meetup details changed: Mozzarella Class - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­Bound/events/151927852/ When : Thursday, January 16, 2014 Nancy V. Jan 6, 2014 11:06 AM
Peter Dixon Teaching Blue Cheeses & Rind Analysis--Jan 16, 17 - Hi Everyone: Treat yourself to a little cheese making education this holiday! Peter Dixon, the famous, award-winning cheese maker and teacher will be Milk M. Dec 10, 2013 2:51 PM
Meetup details changed: December Holiday festivities - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­Bound/events/129268722/ RSVP soon, please!!! Nancy V. Nov 20, 2013 11:28 AM
Re: [Sonoma-County-Cheesemaking-Cl­ub] - I'm stuck in Castro valley and can't make it either. Nora Crans Sent from my iPhone On Oct 23, 2013, at 6:39 A Nora C. Oct 24, 2013 12:42 PM
(no subject) - Sorry everyone, can't make it. I'm stuck in Oakland. I hope to see everyone in December. Dewayne O. Oct 22, 2013 3:43 PM
Re: [Sonoma-County-Cheesemaking-Cl­ub] Meetup with Gianaclis Thursday, 6 pm. - So sorry to miss this great class! Wishing you success! See you in 2014. My sister is doing great! Sent from my iPhone Irene Deem [masked] On Oct 22, 2013, at 2:11 PM, Nancy Vineyard wrote: > Irene D. Oct 22, 2013 2:38 PM
Meetup with Gianaclis Thursday, 6 pm. - Hi everyone, Just a reminder that we need to close the RSVP for this class, fee is $10.00. Please finish your signups by 6 pm tonight. We will be meeting at The Beverage People at 6 pm and will forego some of the usual socializing to fo Nancy V. Oct 22, 2013 2:10 PM
Artisan Cheese Guild Fundraiser---OCT 10, 7-9 p.m. - Want to meet some of your cheesemaker heros ? Want to also eat a ton of ch Milk M. Sep 24, 2013 3:12 PM
Meetup details changed: Meeting with Pennyroyal Creamery's Erika Scharfen - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­Bound/events/122930282/ When : Friday, August 23,[masked]:0 Nancy V. Aug 20, 2013 5:00 PM
The Goat-Ripper Case in Paperback: Free Review Offer - Peter O. Jul 29, 2013 3:02 PM
May 28 Steering Commitee Meeting - Succesful - May 28 Steering Committee Meeting   We had a really good steering committee meeting with new people attending who came with some wonderful ideas for future club events. Nancy Vineyard, Jan Rowley, Tom Bower, Kathy Laurie, Judy Freedman Nancy V. Jun 4, 2013 1:16 PM
Dues again - Hello again, I just wanted to clarify that you may be receiving a request to pay dues - even though you are paid for 2012. That is because of the limitations of the mail list on Meetup. I cannot individually choose who to mail 70 emails to. So Nancy V. Mar 21, 2013 10:55 AM
RE: [Sonoma-County-Cheesemaking-Cl­ub] Dues for 2013 - Peter O. Mar 18, 2013 12:30 PM
Dues for 2013 - Hi all, We will be closing down your link as a member to this group after March 30 if we have not received your 2013, $20 dues. Please bring dues to the brining class March 22 or mail a check to Wheyward Bound c/o The Beverage People 18 Nancy V. Mar 18, 2013 11:41 AM
New classes in cheese making - Hi cheesemakers - click the link for the spring 2013 College of Marin Cheese making courses. They are also looking to exchange a class fee for a class Teaching Assistant for the May 9 -10 intro class. Nancy V. Mar 18, 2013 11:38 AM
Reminder - upcoming meeting Friday, March 22 at 6 pm - Hello all you cheesemakers, Hope you can make plans to join the club Friday, March 22 at 6 pm in The Beverage People classroom. We are hosting Gianaclas Caldwell who will be teaching us about brined cheeses and helping us to solve cheesemaking Nancy V. Mar 13, 2013 1:06 PM
RE: [Sonoma-County-Cheesemaking-Cl­ub] 2013 Dues - Judy P. Feb 22, 2013 5:15 PM
2013 Dues - Hi all you cheese heads. The new year is well underway and it is time to get your dues in for 2013. At a meager $20.00 a year, this is a bargain.  We have an event in the works  - the tour and tasting at Pt. Reyes which is open for reservatio Nancy V. Feb 22, 2013 3:30 PM
Meetup details changed: Private tasting and tour of Pt. Reyes Blue Cheese Company for Wheyward Bound. - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­Bound/events/99441042/ When : Saturday, April 27,[masked] A Nancy V. Feb 13, 2013 12:05 PM
Marin County Fair - Upcoming home cheesemaking competition. Go to the link following and scroll down to find the 2nd annual competition. Let's get cheesemaking!­competitive-exhibits Nancy V. Jan 31, 2013 9:03 PM
Cheese Rind Microbiology Class in January - Dear All: The CA Artisan Cheese Guild is hosting Ben Wolfe, r enowned mycologist and food microbiologist from Harvard University, for a class on Milk M. Nov 27, 2012 9:57 AM
Re: [Sonoma-County-Cheesemaking-Cl­ub] Two weeks until our last meeting of the year. - Hi Kathie, This sounds like a great time and I'm sad I'll miss it but I'll be on the east coast. Merry Christmas and may your curds always cheese, Shell Sent fro Shelley T. Nov 25, 2012 9:09 AM
Wrong date, sorry. - Dear members, The meeting date is December 13, not December 6.  Sorry about that, need to turn the page on the calendar... Nancy V. Nov 23, 2012 3:21 PM
Re: [Sonoma-County-Cheesemaking-Cl­ub] Two weeks until our last meeting of the year. - Nancy, It's December 13 not the 6th. See you Tuesday. Kathy --- On Fri, 11/23/12, Nancy Vineyard <[address removed]> wrote: Kathy L. Nov 23, 2012 2:25 PM
Two weeks until our last meeting of the year. - Hello everyone, now that we have the first of the holidays behind us, it's time to check out our post for the Holiday party December 6. Sign in to RSVP if you are planning to attend. There are still some spots available. As with most social meetings, i Nancy V. Nov 23, 2012 1:50 PM
Steering Committee Meeting held Wednesday - Dear  fellow Wheyward Bound Members, Our meeting last night was attended by Gabe, Nancy, Joe, Shelley and Kathy. Several of the other members of the leadership team were out of town.   The treasurers report included a total of Nancy V. Jul 12, 2012 1:40 PM
RE: [Sonoma-County-Cheesemaking-Cl­ub] Janet Fletcher Teaches Cheese Tasting!! - Shelley T. Jun 25, 2012 5:10 PM
Re: [Sonoma-County-Cheesemaking-Cl­ub] Janet Fletcher Teaches Cheese Tasting!! - Thanks Shelly! I would suggest avoiding Friday since many people may have weekend plans. Gabe > July 25 Wednesday 6-8 pm > From: Shelley Trimm > To: [address removed] > Sent: Monday, June 25, 2012 user 1. Jun 25, 2012 4:30 PM
Re: [Sonoma-County-Cheesemaking-Cl­ub] Janet Fletcher Teaches Cheese Tasting!! - Fri. July 27 is best for me. Would there be a cost involved? Cathy D Jun 25, 2012 4:27 PM
Re: [Sonoma-County-Cheesemaking-Cl­ub] Janet Fletcher Teaches Cheese Tasting!! - July 25 Wednesday 6-8 pm Sharon S. Jun 25, 2012 2:01 PM
Janet Fletcher Teaches Cheese Tasting!! - Hi All! I have been in contact with Janet Fletcher who has agreed to come to a Wheyward Bound Meeting and discuss how to taste/evaluate cheese critically. I have posted her credentials below for your enjoyment. Shelley T. Jun 25, 2012 11:52 AM
Tour at Weirauch Farm - Fellow Curd Herders,   In two weeks we have our first visit to Weirauch Farm scheduled.  Many members have RSVP'd on our website that they would like to go, but in order to attend you must get a ticket at  This user 1. Jun 11, 2012 9:12 PM
Cheese Dude Wed, May 9 - A reminder to put this event on your calendar next week. We will have this meeting at the new location of The Beverage People at 1845 Piner Rd at 6 pm. There is still some room if you haven't RSVP. Looking forward to seeing everyone. Nancy V. May 3, 2012 2:02 PM
Wheyward Bound Membership Dues 2012 - Fellow Curd Herders, Our little club is growing up, we now have over 160 "members" on our meetup site. A new board has just been formed as well as a plan to transition the club to a dues-paying club to ensure we have the fu user 1. Feb 7, 2012 10:47 AM
Voting for Best Cheese Plates at our Winter Celebration party - Fellow Curd Herders, As promised at the last meeting, I have put together a couple polls to vote for BEST PRESENTATION and BEST FLAVOR dishes brought to the party. I took photos of all 10 cheese plates presented. You user 1. Dec 13, 2011 10:11 PM
Meetup details changed: Learn to Make Stilton with Tom Shula - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­Bound/events/25151621/ When : Thursday, August 18,[masked]:0 user 1. Aug 1, 2011 12:54 PM

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