The Daphne Zepos Teaching Award is an annual scholarship awarded to an USA-based cheese professional who uses the funds to travel, learn and further their education on cheese. This award will grow a squad of cheese professionals who teach about the history, culture and techniques in making, aging and selling cheese. Each year someone new will go forth to learn about cheese. The scholarship will fund travel and living expenses. The winner will return to share their learnings with the cheese community — at the annual American Cheese Society Conference and beyond. The scholarship is funded by the Daphne Zepos Endowment, which is held in the American Cheese Education Foundation. That’s what you are donating to here. Our goal is to raise $250,000 both through this site and by direct investment. This week on Cutting the Curd, Anne Saxelby chats with Capital Campaign Adminstrator Rachel Juhl of Essex St. Cheese Co., who talks about her experiences carrying out Daphne’s plans and helping aspiring cheesemakers in the country. This program was sponsored by Academie Opus Caseus.

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