How to Milk It, a Taste of Red Hook,
and What Dairy Has to Do With Occupy Wall Street…

Saxelby Cheesemongers will be out and about this week at a bunch of cheese-tastic events throughout town! Check out our calendar below and join us for some cheesy shenanigans…

EB How to Milk ItEdible Brooklyn & the Brooklyn Brewery Present: How to Milk It…
Wednesday, October 26th, 8-10 pm
Brooklyn Brewery, 79 N. 11th Street
For tickets (just $5!!!) and more info, visit

Beer and milk will collide at this Edible Brooklyn dairy fest! How to Milk It features three fantastic mini lectures including: a DIY butter-making demo from Mary Jo Romano of Organic Valley, a short course on affinage by Anne Saxelby featuring cheeses from the Cellars at Jasper Hill Farm, tips and tricks from chef-fromager Tia Keenan on how to make a killer cheese plate, and finding the perfect pairings.

Red Hook Initiative’s Annual Taste of Red Hook
Thursday, October 27th, 6-9 pm
Kidd Yellin Gallery, 133 Imlay Street
For tickets and more info, visit

Red Hook Initiative is a vital and vibrant community organization that believes that change truly comes from within. Their youth programs focus on education, health, employment and community development, creating positive experiences, and a dynamic model for social change. Join us for their annual fundraiser, a blowout event featuring tasty treats from Red Hook’s amazing food community!

Participants include: Baked, Fort Defiance, Mile End, the Red Hook Lobster Pound, Red Hook Winery, Sixpoint Craft Ales, Steve’s Key Lime Pies, Stumptown Coffee, and many more! Check the website for a full listing of participating companies.

Saxelby Cheesemongers at New Amsterdam Market
Sunday, October 30th, 11am-4pm
At the Old Fulton Fish Market (at South St. and Beekman)
For vendors, location, and more info visit
Saxelby Cheesemongers is back at New Amsterdam this Sunday! Stop by the market for an ever-changing menagerie of delicious local grub… Featured vendors at this Sunday’s market include: Luke’s Lobster, Z Food Farms (NJ’s finest produce!) Orwasher’s Bakery, La Newyorkina, King’s County Jerky, and much more!

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Tune in to Cutting the Curd today from 4:30 to 5:00 pm on the Heritage Radio Network, or download the show as a podcast and listen anytime!

Today’s show will address what the Occupy Wall Street Movement has to do with America’s dairy farmers. Join us for a discussion with chef-fromager Tia Keenan, upstate NY dairy farmer Lorraine Lewandrowski, and Heather Squire, a cook at the Occupy Wall Street People’s Kitchen. Our dairy farmers are part of the 99%! Learn how the consolidation of dairy farms and processing plants combined with lack of transparency at the federal milk pricing level have lead to desperate times in the dairy industry.

Read Tom Philpott’s article ‘Foodies, Get Thee to Occupy Wall Street’ for a primer on the dirty details of America’s big food business.

Got questions for Cutting the Curd? Ideas for future shows? Tell us what you want to hear! Email us at!


Remember, October is American Cheese Month! Buy your American Cheese Passport to get 40% off your favorite cheeses!

Get your cheese month passport for a 40% discount on all your favorite American cheeses during the month of October. 31 days, 31 cheeses, 11 participating NYC cheese shops. Passports can be purchased at Saxelby Cheesemongers, or any other participating shop! For more information, check out


Cheese of the Month Club

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Visit for our full selection of cheesy packages, gift certificates, and more! We ship all across the country, so what are you waiting for?


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