|Pictured at the launch of Ireland’s first artisan cheese congress were Dick Willems, Coolea Cheese, Eimear O’Donnell, Bord Bia and Marion Roeleveld, Killeen Farmhouse Cheese.|
Topics such as sustainability in farmhouse dairy and environmental impact, farmhouse production best practice, and the market opportunity for farmhouse dairy will be included on the programme. The congress is part of the Network of European Cheesemakers, an exchange of practical information among cheesemakers from France, Germany, Finland, Ireland, Italy, The Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, and Spain.
Over 60 artisan cheesemakers from these countries will visit Ireland during April to participate in the congress and experience Ireland’s unique and diverse dairy sector. For more information, visit www.irishcheese.ie.