Fromagerie FX Pichet, Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pérade, Québec
Michel Pichet owns the farm F.X. Pichet and has been producing organic milk for over 25 years. His wife, Marie-Claude Harvey, has been the executive director of the refining house at Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pérade since March 2007.
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The cheesemaker: Fritz Kaiser, Noyan, Québec
Fritz Kaiser founded the Fritz Kaiser cheese factory in 1981 in Noyan, Québec, near the border with the state of New York, and began crafting his cheeses according to traditions from his homeland, Switzerland.
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The cheesemaker: Fromagerie F.X. Pichet, Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pérade, Quebec
This month’s cheese was honored with three top awards at the 2014 Canadian Cheese Awards, including CHEESE of the YEAR, BEST ORGANIC CHEESE and BEST SEMI-SOFT CHEESE!
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The cheesemaker: Le Fromage du Village, Lorrainville, Québec
Located a few kilometres from the Ontario border, the village of Lorrainville is home to Témiscamingue’s famous fromagerie. It was here, in 1998, that Christian Barrette and Hélène Lessard first produced the cheese Cru du Clocher, a raw milk cheddar.
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The cheesemaker: Gunn’s Hill Artisan Cheese, Woodstock, Ontario
Shep Ysselstein is the owner and cheese maker of Gunn’s Hill Artisan Cheese in Woodstock, Ontario. Shep is one of the youngest cheese makers in Ontario and has already garnered top prizes for some of his cheeses (Five Brothers in 2014 and Handeck in April of this year).
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