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cheese tasting

Make cheese on a working dairy farm

Make cheese on a working dairy farm

Duration:5 hours total
Includes:Food and Equipment
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

Back in 2001 Little Qualicum Cheeseworks was one of handful of pioneers in the artisan cheese making movement in BC . Nancy trained in Switzerland and now, 17 years and many, many batches of cheese later, enjoys lending her passion to enthusiastic younger cheese makers, while contributing her experience and love of good cheese, resulting in some award-winning products that are ever in demand on…
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What we’ll do

You will experience the joys of seeing milk transformed into cheese with your own hands, under the guidance of an experienced Swiss-trained cheese maker. We'll suit you up and walk you through the process beginning with fresh milk from our own grass-fed cows through to the finished, tasty end! You will sample 8 kinds of cheese and get an idea of what makes them different and why. We'll explain as…

What else you should know

The environment inside the cheese processing room is often warm and humid. Hygiene is of utmost importance so we may ask you not to touch some things, and instruct you on hand-washing. Thank you!

What I’ll provide

Food
Cheesey lunch with tea
Equipment
footwear and hairnet

What to bring

clean short-sleeve shirt and comfortable clean pants in a bag.

Where you'll be

You will be under our supervision in a licenced dairy processing facility. You will participate in the pasteurization process, milk preparation, and curd formation. Then we will explore the environment of the ripening rooms and gain an appreciation for the unique climate for each cheese.

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 4 guests aged 18 and up can attend.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

Alcohol

This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.

More tips

The environment inside the cheese processing room is often warm and humid. Hygiene is of utmost importance so we may ask you not to touch some things, and instruct you on hand-washing. Thank you!
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cheese tasting
Make cheese on a working dairy farm
New experience
£77 / person
New experience
£77 / person