Cheese is one of those funny objects that people use in a variety of ways to build and reproduce social relations. In other words, cheese doesn’t just have nutritional qualities, it also has social qualities that are expressed in the practices and rituals that people build around it. This page is a way to keep track of some of those rituals and practices. Drop me a line if you know of any other festivals, events, etc. and I’ll throw them up here.
- Cheese Rolling in Gloucestershire
- Cheese Rolling in Whistler, B.C. – in that North American way, the Dairy Farmers of Canada have appropriated cheese rolling and turned it into a marketing tool.
- La Ruzolla del Formaggio