American Cheese Society

American Cheese Society

acs_newThe American Cheese Society (ACS) is the leading organization supporting the understanding, appreciation and promotion of American artisan, farmstead and specialty cheeses. ACS provides advocacy, education, business development and networking opportunities for cheesemakers, enthusiasts and the extended industry.

Each October, ACS organizes American Cheese Month—a nationwide celebration of America’s delicious and diverse cheeses, and the farmers, cheesemakers, retailers and chefs who bring them to your table. Learn more about ACS and American Cheese Month, and sample cheeses from American artisan producers, at the ACS tasting area at GABF. Learn more at

2014 Cheese List

Alouette Cheese (Pennsylvania): Brie, Goat Log, Assorted Spreads

Arthur Schuman (Wisconsin): Montforte Gorgonzola

The Artisan Cheese Exchange (Wisconsin): The Stag, The Fawn, 7 Year Proprietor’s Grand Reserve

Beecher’s Handmade Cheese (New York and Washington): Flagship, Marco Polo

Beehive Cheese Company (Utah): Big John’s Cajun, Cheese Curds

Bellwether Farms (California): Carmody

Bleating Heart Cheese (California): Fat Bottom Girl

Carr Valley Cheese (Wisconsin): Wildfire Blue

Caves of Faribault (Minnesota): St. Pete’s Select Blue Cheese, Blues & Brews Oktoberfest, St. Mary’s Gouda

Cellars at Jasper Hill (Vermont): Cabot Clothbound Cheddar

Consider Bardwell Farm (Vermont): Pawlet

Coturnix Creamery (Colorado): Roundabout

Cozy Cow Dairy (Colorado): Rocky Mountain Cheddar

Cypress Grove Chevre (California): Bermuda Triangle, Purple Haze, Sgt. Pepper

Di Bruno Brothers (Pennsylvania): Assorted Spreads

Emmi Roth USA (Wisconsin): Grand Cru Reserve, GranQueso, Horseradish Havarti

Face Rock Creamery (Oregon): Vampire Slayer Cheese Curds, Smoked Cheddar, In Your Face Curds

Farms for City Kids Foundation/Spring Brook Farm (Vermont): Reading

Fiscalini Farmstead Cheese (California): San Joaquin Gold, Hopscotch Cheddar

Jacobs and Brichford Farmstead Cheese (Indiana): Everton, Briana, Arabella

Laura Chenel’s Chevre (California): Tome

Litehouse Foods: Blue Cheese, Gorgonzola Cheese

Marin French Cheese Company (California): Schloss

Meadow Creek Dairy (Virginia): Grayson

Mozzarella Company (Texas): Black Pepper and Roasted Garlic Caciotta

Murray’s Cheese (New York): Barden Blue, Greenswald, Hudson Flower

Pine River (Wisconsin): Chunky Bleu Spread, Cheddar Spread

Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese Co. (California): Original Blue

Rogue Creamery (Oregon): Mount Mazama Cheddar, Morimoto Soba Ale Cheddar, Palo Santo Marron Cheddar

Sartori Company (Wisconsin): Sartori Reserve Black Pepper BellaVitano, Sartori Reserve Balsamic BellaVitano, Sartori Reserve Espresso BellaVitano

Springside Cheese (Wisconsin): Cheese Curds

Tillamook (Oregon): Pepper Jack, Sharp Cheddar, Vintage Extra Sharp White Cheddar

Vermont Creamery (Vermont): Cremont, Bijou

Vermont Farmstead Cheese Company (Vermont): Alehouse Cheddar, BrickHaus Tilsit, Windsordale

Widmer’s Cheese Cellars (Wisconsin): Aged Brick Cheese