Meet PEI’s award-winning cheesemaker in Toronto and Waterloo

Armand Bernard of Cows Creamery in a cheesy photo among lobster pots.

Prince Edward Island’s award-winning cheesemaker, Armand Bernard of Cows Creamery, is hosting “Meet the Cheesemaker” sampling events in Toronto and Waterloo on March 8 to 11.  Bernard is the artisan behind award-winning cheeses like Avonlea Clothbound Cheddar and Cows Creamery Extra Old Cheddar.

Avonlea Clothbound Cheddar is produced according to a traditional recipe from the Orkney Islands, north of Scotland.  In 2011, it won its category the Canadian Cheese Grand Prix and the American Cheese Society Competition.

Cows Creamery Extra Old Cheddar is aged for two years and is made from Prince Edward Island cow’s milk.  In 2009, it won its class in the Canadian Cheese Grand Prix.

When and Where:

Thursday, March 8: 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Loblaws at Maple Leaf Gardens, 60 Carlton Street, Toronto.

Friday, March 9: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Nature’s Emporium, 16655 Yonge Street, Newmarket, Ontario.

Saturday, March 10: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Vincenzo’s, 150 Caroline Street South, Waterloo, Ontario.

Sunday, March 11: 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. at McEwan, 38 Karl Fraser Road, Toronto.

Cows Creamery cheeses are distributed in Ontario by Glen Echo Fine Foods.

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