Wisconsin Cheese Originals

Have fun. Do good. Eat cheese.

Become a Member

Have fun. Do good. Get cheesy.

Cheese Classes

Have fun. Do good. Learn cheese.

Cheese Tours

Have fun. Do good. Experience cheese.

Cheesemaker Scholarship

Have fun. Do good. Study cheese.

Cheese Underground Radio

Have fun. Do good. Listen to the cheese.

Wisconsin Cheese Camp

You’re invited to a two-day cheese festival on November 4-5 at The Edgewater in Madison! Wisconsin Cheese Originals hosts all day bus tours visiting cheese factories and dairy farms, a Saturday evening Wisconsin Cheddar Dinner, a Sunday morning educational and tasting seminar on Biodiversity & Taste of Place, and a fabulous Sunday afternoon Meet the Cheesemaker Gala. More>>

Cheesetopia Milwaukee

On April 8, 2018, Cheesetopia heads to the historic Grain Exchange building in downtown Milwaukee. Built in 1880, it is considered to be one of the most lavishly decorated public spaces of all time. Cheesetopia is a traveling festival bringing artisan and farmstead cheeses to the heart of different cities. Attendees meet, greet, sample and purchase cheese from 40 artisan producers. More>>

About Us

Wisconsin Cheese Originals is an organization founded by Jeanne Carpenter for cheese enthusiasts. Annual dues are $35 and include exclusive invitations to classes, tours and cheese festivals. All membership fees go right back into the artisan cheesemaking community through scholarships and sponsorships. Want to become part of the cheese geek community? Join us! More>>