June Cheese of the Month

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).

May Cheese of the Month

The cheesemaker: Fromagerie Domaine Féodal, Berthiéville, Québec

Guy Dessureault and Lise Mercier run Domaine Féodal cheese dairy, situated in Berthierville in Quebec’s Lanaudière region. The couple specializes in the creation of bloomy rind Camembert-type cheeses. Crafted with love and artisanal skill by these master cheesemakers, the cheeses feature qualities and characteristics unique to the Camembert variety.

April Cheese of the Month

The cheesemaker: Fromagerie Fritz Kaiser, Noyan, Québec

The Fritz Kaiser cheese factory was founded in 1981 by Fritz Kaiser in Noyan, Quebec, near the border with the state of New York. The cheese factory specializes in producing washed, bloomy and mixed-rind cheeses. In recent years, it has garnered several prestigious awards, including the 2011 and 2012 American Cheese Society
 award for Soeur Angèle
 and l’Empereur.