News from the Dairy, October 2012.
Sarah's Musings...Strictly Smiling
Hello Fellow Cheese Lovers.
I hope all is well with you and you are enjoying the sun when it chooses to
shine and the leaves on the trees as they start to change colour. Without the Olympics to focus on I have found my attention
being drawn to Strictly Come Dancing, I know it’s really a pantomime but I just love it when a contestant
surprises me in a positive way and it is always those who smile and appear to be really enjoying what they are doing.
A smile costs nothing and can really change how you feel and how other people see and feel about
you. So whatever is happening in the wider world, if you look hard enough, there will always be something to smile about.
Money Raised for Chestnut Tree House
Thank you to all of you who came to see us on Hove Lawns for the Sussex Cheese Bowling Championship, the sun
shone, a wonderful time was had by all and thanks to the generosity of the participants and to Peter Allan, who kindly
donated his wages for that day, we were able to donate £364 to Chestnut Tree House.
A Famous Fan
Mark and I had a wonderful surprise when we were at Lewes Farmers’ Market on Saturday, not only did we see so
many of you lovely people who buy our cheese on a regular basis, we saw Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall of River
Cottage fame who, as he was in Lewes, chose to visit the wonderful Farmers’ Market there and he admitted to be a fan of our
For once I was lost for words and just managed to say.. ’It is you...isn’t it?
Like us on Facebook and You Might Win some Cheese
I think the time has come for us to embrace more fully Social Media so to try and keep those of you who are
interested up to date we are going to update our facebook page on a more regular basis.
And anyone who ‘likes’ us this month, shall be entered into a prize draw to win a hamper of
A Gift for That Special Person
in Your Life
Might you have a lover of cheese in your life who might wish to learn how to make cheese? We can now provide
Gift Vouchers for our Cheese Making courses. Please either visit our Cheese
Course Page online or e-mail me firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Your Last Chance to Attend a Cheese Making Course This Year
Our last courses of 2012 will take place on Friday 16th and Friday 23rd November, so if you
would like to attend one of these courses, please e-mail me email@example.com
Invitation to Learn How to Smoke Food at Home
Our friend David Stechler from the Smokehouse in Lewes is now running courses in our Cheese Barn to teach you how to
both hot and cold smoke food at home. The course will cover hygiene, equipment, curing and of course smoking and you will
take home products that you have smoked. Lunch will be included and there will be a chance to buy equipment. The course costs
£120 and one is taking place on Saturday 17th November, so if you would like to attend please either
e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 0754 700 6067.