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Too often, cheese lovers in the Peterborough area lament that ‘If you want really good cheese, you have to go to Toronto to get it… or France’. My goal is to change that by offering a broad range of quality and artisan cheese from across Canada and beyond. I bring quality cheese to eager cheese lovers in the Peterborough region. I aim to expose people to both great and humble cheeses that they might not otherwise have an opportunity to try at home. I offer an educational element to those who want to experience another layer of the cheese world. These are simple pleasures, that should be satisfied.

Over the last few years there has been a dramatic increase in small-scale cheese making across Canada. Many new small producers are creating fabulous artisan and farmstead cheeses. As part of this positive trend Ontario is returning to its dairy heritage. At its height the Ontario cheese industry had hundreds of small producers scattered around the province creating fine quality cheeses. Chasing the Cheese celebrates this heritage and the new and creative cheeses coming from Ontario. However, it is not the aim to exclude the many other wonderful offerings from afar. For this reason, you’ll see a wide variety of local, regional and national cheeses from across the country and beyond available on my list.

While my selections vary month to month, my goals remain steadfast. I am not an out-of-reach expert, but an individual who knows what she likes and wants to share it with others. In most cases, the cheese speaks for itself but it’s my job to celebrate and promote it. Please join me as I continue Chasing the Cheese.

 

Contact Chasing the Cheese

Julie Austin
(705) 775-0525
Julie@chasingthecheese.com

372 Water Street
Peterborough, Ontario
K9H 3L6

Hours:
Tuesday, Wednesday: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Thursday, Friday: 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday, Monday: CLOSED

Our Holiday Hours:

Chasing The Cheese will once again have some different business hours during the month of December to accommodate shoppers during the Holiday Season.

Regular Hours December 1 - 14, 2014
Sunday, December 14: CLOSED
Monday, December 15: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday, December 16: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday, December 17: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday, December 18: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday, December 19: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday, December 20: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday, December 21: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday, December 22: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday, December 23: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday, December 24: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Christmas Day: CLOSED
Boxing Day: CLOSED
Saturday, December 27: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday, December 28: Noon - 4:00 pm
Monday, December 29: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday, December 30: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday, December 31: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
New Year's Day: CLOSED
Friday, January 2: CLOSED
Saturday, January 3: CLOSED
Sunday, January 4: CLOSED
Monday, January 5: CLOSED
Tuesday, January 6: CLOSED

(A much needed break for the staff at Chasing the Cheese)

Back to Regular Business Hours as of Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

Thank you for a great year. Happy Holidays from Chasing the Cheese

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Quicklinks to Our Cheeses

Beemster Extra Old

Bleu d’Élizabeth

Cantal

Cape Vessey

Le Chèvre Noir

Ciel de Charlevoix

Comté Reserve

Evanturel

Fleur en Lait

Gorgonzola Dolce

Grey Owl

Gruyère de Grotte (cave aged)

Hercule du Charlevoix

Lankaaster

Lighthall Tomme

Niagara Gold

Paillot de chèvre

Provincial Smoke

Available cheeses change on a regular basis and not all cheeses listed will be available.

© 2009, Chasing The Cheese
(705) 775-0525
Julie@chasingthecheese.com

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