To be recognized as a leader in education and business support services within the cheese industry, most importantly within the Vermont cheesemaking community.
To advance the production and image of premier cheese from Vermont by supporting the health, growth and success of the Vermont cheesemaking community in four focus areas:
The Council believes that cheesemaking is a sustainable industry that is vibrant, growing, and cooperative. Supporting its members means supporting the Vermont community, its agricultural practices, and the sustainability of its working rural landscape. The organization welcomes all cheese producers, sellers, suppliers, industry professionals and friends of the Vermont cheese industry. The Council operates to expose the general public to the high quality and diversity of Vermont cheese and to educate its Members to continually improve their cheeses and the businesses that produce and sell those cheeses.