by Gay Cook 

In its third year, the expanded Great Canadian Cheese Festival In its third year, the expanded Great Canadian Cheese Festival  returns on June 1 & 2, 2013 to the historic Crystal Palace in Picton – the heart of Prince Edward County.  The Cheese Festival is the only event in Canada to bring together cheese makers from coast-to-coast. Cheese lovers, foodies and culinary tourists can meet to learn, talk, taste and buy the best in artisan and farmstead cheese—as well as sample fine Ontario wine, craft beer and a cornucopia of artisan foods>  returns on June 1 & 2, 2013 to the historic Crystal Palace in Picton – the heart of Prince Edward County.  The Cheese Festival is the only event in Canada to bring together cheesemakers from coast-to-coast. Cheese lovers, foodies and culinary tourists can meet to learn, talk, taste and buy the best in artisan and farmstead cheese—as well as sample fine Ontario wine, craft beer and a cornucopia of artisan foods. Advance tickets are available online at www.cheesefestival.ca.