Blessed Are The Cheesemakers. It’s Not Meant To Be Taken Literally. It Refers To Any Manufacturers Of Dairy Products In Maine

Maine cheesemakers

Maine cheesemakersROCKPORT, Maine — The homegrown movement and the shop local philosophy will converge this weekend for what is hoped to be the first of an annual show to display Maine-made products. “Maine Made 2012” is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Samoset Resort in Rockport. There will be 40 exhibitors, including food vendors, jewelry makers, and furniture makers. One of the organizers of the event is Cathe Morrill, a member of the Maine Food Producers Alliance, and the owner and operator since 1996 of State of Maine Cheese in Rockport. Morrill was once a senior vice president for Key Bank, and worked with companies to convince them to establish retirement investments for workers. But technology changed the need for her position and she looked for another career. (read more at BangorDailyNews)