Cheese lovers rejoice! Cheese Madness is coming to Wild Oats February 24-April 8. This exciting culinary event will pit eight local cheeses against each other to see who will win over customers’ palates to become the 2017 champion!
On Fridays and Saturdays during the competition, customers can sample two cheeses and vote for their favorite. The winning cheese will be announced the following Monday, will be on sale that week and will go on to compete in the semi-finals.
In addition, each week you vote, you’ll be eligible for the weekly giveaway of a fruit and cheese basket that will include the winning cheese.
Week 1: Ascutney Mountain (Cobb Hill Cheese, Hartland, Vt.) vs. Alpha Tolman (Jasper Hill Farm, Greensboro Bend, Vt.)
Week 2: Bayley Hazen (Jasper Hill Farm, Greensboro Bend, Vt.) vs. Middlebury Blue (Blue Ledge Farm, Leicester, Vt.)
Week 3: Tobasi (Cricket Creek Farm, Williamstown, Mass.) vs. Dorset (Consider Bardwell Farm, Pawlet, Vt.)
Week 4: Moses Sleeper (Jasper Hill Farm, Greensboro Bend, Vt.) vs. Mount Alice (von Trapp Farmstead, Waitsfield, Vt.)
Week 5: Winner of Week 1 vs. Winner of Week 2
Week 6: Winner of Week 3 vs. Winner of Week 4
Week 7: Winner of Week 5 vs. Winner of Week 6