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Discover Farmhouse Cheese

The new European website goes online on 1st of June 2021

We have scaled up the number of participating cheesemakers from 3 countries to more than 15 countries across Europe

1. Discover the variety of European cheese

FACEnetwork with members in actual 17 European countries offer the possibility to discover farmhouse and artisanal cheeses in different regions with a wide variety of traditions.

  • An opportunity to learn how artisan cheese is made
  • You can learn about traditional dairy products

2. Visit farmhouse and artisan dairies

Do you enjoy traditional and artisanal food?
Do you like animals and do you want to visit farms?

  • Taste and experience artisan and farmhouse cheese
  • Discover farms with their own products made from their own animals.
  • Planning a vacation? Why not visit our farmhouse cheesemaker friends in other countries?

There are lots of dates and locations to choose from. This is a fantastic opportunity to learn about farmhouse dairy production from our European neighbours.
Farmhouse dairies have been building up associations to collaborate, exchange, consult, train etc. Together these organisations form a European Network (FACEnetwork).
Check out this website to find the contact details of farmhouse dairies from all these organisations and countries in one place .

3. Delicious dairy products and cheese in the kitchen

  • From farm to fork
  • Enjoyment knows no boundaries

Are you curious to explore the diversity of cheese taste?
Do you want to discover the many uses of artisanal and traditional fresh milk, butter, cream, yoghurt and cheese in cooking and baking?
Are you a friend of good food and looking for artisanal and traditional products with their special tastes?

  • New delicious recipes with farmhouse cheese and other dairy products from all over Europe in your language, every month
  • Traditional and modern recipes from all regions in Europe
    “Discover farmhouse cheese” offers the opportunity to taste the diverse quality of artisan and farmhouse cheeses and dairy products all over Europe.

Please find more things to learn, background information and event tips on the new website:


Full members of FACEnetwork, farmhouse cheesemaker and producer organisations in 17 countries:

  • Austria Verband für handwerkliche Milchverarbeitung (VHM Austria)
  • Belgium ASBL CRR - Belgique Producteurs de Fromages au Lait Cru (CRR)
  • Croatia Savez malih sirara RH (SirCro)
  • Finland Suomen Pienjuustolayhdistys ry
  • France Fédération Nationale des Éleveurs de Chèvres (FNEC)
  • Association Nationale des Producteurs Laitiers Fermiers (ANPLF)
  • Germany Verband für handwerkliche Milchverarbeitung (VHM)
  • Hungary Magyar Sajtkészítők Egyesülete (MSE)
  • Ireland Irish Farmhouse Cheesemakers Association (CAIS)
  • Italy Associazione delle Casare e dei Casari di Azienda Agricola
  • Sennereiverband Südtirol
  • Luxembourg Verband für handwerkliche Milchverarbeitung (VHM Luxembourg)
  • Netherlands Bond van Boerderij-Zuivelbereiders (BBZ)
  • Norway Norsk Gardsost
  • Poland Stowarzyszenie Serowarzy Rodzinni
  • Slovenia Združenje kmečkih sirarjev Slovenije
  • Spain Red Española de Queserías de Campo y Artesanas (QueRed)
  • Associació Catalana de Ramaders Elaboradors de Formatge Artesà (ACREFA)
  • Sweden Sveriges Gårdsmejerister
  • Switzerland Fromarte
www.face-network.eu  –  1 June 2021