The Beverage People
The Beverage People offer a complete line of cheese making equipment, supplies, books and videos. We're also your source for wine, beer, mead and vinegar making supplies. Located in Northern California. 1845 Piner Rd. #D Santa Rosa, CA 95403.

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Resources & Links

Fermenting Supplies:

Cultures for Health
Respectfully Green (vinegar mother cultures)
The Sausage Maker
Victorio Kitchen Products (sprouter)

Cheese Making Supplies:

The Beverage People
The CheeseMaker
The Cheese Connection
New England Cheese Supply

Brewing Supplies:

Kombucha Kamp
The Beverage People


Bob’s Red Mill
Bulk Foods (pickling lime)
Mountain Rose Herbs

Purcell Mountain Farms
Rancho Gordo New World Specialty Food
The Meadow (gourmet and artisan salts)
The Smoked Olive
To Your Health Sprouted Flour
Whole Spice Inc.

Bottles, Jars, and Crocks:

The Beverage People
Bram Clay Cookware
Cultures for Health
SHED Healdsburg
Weck Canning Products


IMBIBE Liquid Culture magazine
Culture Magazine

Fermentation and Cheese Making Classes:

The Cheese School of San Francisco
The Fork at Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese Co.
Ramekins Cooking School
Hot Stove Society, Tom Douglas Cooking School, Seattle

Online Video Class: ONLINE VIDEO CLASS WITH CRAFTSY.COM, Check out Mary's multi-lesson course Artisan Cheese Making: Chevre, Mozzarella, and Cheddar. LEARN MORE


Stay current with these contributors to Mastering Fermentation:

Michael Easton: Il Corvo Pasta restaurant
Jennifer Harris: Farm to Fermentation
Kuba Hemmerling: Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese Company
Michael Kalanty: Chef Mike Bakes
Lagunitas Brewing Company
Andrea Nguyen: Viet World Kitchen
Peter Reinhart: Pizza Quest
Steve Sando: Rancho Gordo
John Toulze: the girl & the fig restaurant
Nancy Vineyard and Bob Peak: The Beverage People

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