Cutting the Curd is back from summer vacation, and Anne Saxelby and Sophie Slesinger are reviewing some of the best cheese-focused events of the summer. Hear about the American Cheese Society Conference in Raleigh, North Carolina, and the new Certified Cheese Professional Exam. Learn about some of the best cheeses in-show from all across the country. Also, hear about the upcoming Washington County Cheese Tour in New York, and the Nutmegger Cheese and Wine Festival at Jones Family Farm in Shelton, Connecticut. Later, Anne and Sophie talk with Tressa Eaton, Editor for Tasting Table New York. Hear how Tressa's varied background in the food world has given her not only experience, but a greater appreciation for food professionals. Hear Tressa talk about some of her favorite foodie events of the summer, and make sure to check out Tasting Table for more updates! This program has been brought to you by Hearst Ranch.

"In my currrent work, I'm interviewing farmers, cheesemongers, vintners, chefs, and restauranteurs. Having had all of my experiences [in the food world], I have so much more respect for everyone in the business because I know how hard you have to work."

-- Tressa Eaton on Cutting the Curd