Pasture to Palate: A Farmstead Cheesemaking Journey

Pasture to Palate
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 to Thursday, May 26, 2016
Time: 8 AM Tuesday - 4 pm Thursday
Event Type: 
Adult Program
Location: Shelburne, VT
Fee: $450/person (tuition, meals & tax) Rooms at The Inn at Shelburne Farms are available at a 40% discount off regular room rates.

This program is full. Please register below for the waitlist.


Experience the cheesemaking process from the ground up during this three-day program.  Using The Inn at Shelburne Farms and our dairy barns, pastures, and cheesemaking facility as your classroom, go behind-the-scenes of dairy farming and cheesemaking to experience the story of our farmhouse cheddar cheese. 

Throughout the three days together, farm-to-table meals will feature locally grown and produced food, guided Vermont artisanal cheese tastings, as well as guided wine, hard cider and craft beer pairings.


Rory Stamp, Cheese Sales Manager, Shelburne Farms

Kate Turcotte, Head Cheesemaker, Shelburne Farms

Marshall Webb, Woodlands Manager, Shelburne Farms

Gil Tansman, PhD candidate in the department of Nutrition and Food Sciences at the University of Vermont.  


“If you love luxurious food, appreciate a spectacular setting, and enjoy learning about and connecting with the process of food creation, this is the course for you. From the small workshop size and the attentive and thoughtful educators and staff, to the enthusiastic fellow participants and renown guest experts, it was a 5 star experience.”  Chris Brodie, Plymouth, MA, 2013 Pasture to Palate participant

Registration Details: 

Pre-registration is required. Contact [email protected] with any questions.