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Gary Colles

Charlotte, MI
North House Folk School photo of instructor, Gary Colles
Gary Colles has been making artisan cheese for sixteen years. He and his wife live in Charlotte, Michigan. He has taught in Michigan, North Carolina, Alabama and Iowa. Gary trained at Glengarry Cheese Company in Canada and been guided by Ricki Carol of New England Cheese Making Company for sixteen years. He also took a short cheese course from Michigan State University. The last training he has had was from Peter Dixon in Pennsylvania on Farmstead Cheese Making. Gary is always reading more on cheese making. He has over fifty books in his library on cheese and cheese making. Gary enjoys meeting and teaching people cheese making. He says he usually learns something new in each class that he teaches.