Hey Frank,

This is an awesome idea! I'm interested.

On Mon, Dec 1, 2014 at 6:30 PM, Frank Schulenburg <
fr...@wikiphotographer.net> wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> I was wondering whether anyone here would be interested in helping me to
> improve Wikipedia's coverage on cheese.
>
> Cheese? Yes. Background is that the French chapter recently started a
> project called "WikiCheese".[1] Wikipedia's coverage of food-related topics
> is patchy and articles about cheese are not an exception. So, French
> community members started WikiCheese, which aims at systematically filling
> content gaps.[2]
>
> Now, Northern California has an incredibly rich and interesting artisan
> cheesemaker scene.[3] Cowgirl Creamery (Point Reyes Station), Epicurean
> Connection (Sonoma), Vella Cheese Company (Sonoma)… just to name a few.
>
> Last weekend, I went on a tour and started photographing a couple of
> cheeses as well as cheese production at Cowgirl Creamery:
>
> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:WikiCheese_California
>
> I'm wondering whether any of you on this list would like to join me on my
> next excursion (date and time tbd.) You
>
> * don't need to be a cheese expert (I'm not)
> * don't need a fancy camera (actually, text contributions would be highly
> welcome as well)
> * don't necessarily need to own a car (I do)
>
> All you need is some time and enthusiasm :-)
>
> I haven't yet started a project page on Wikipedia – so in case you're
> interested, please send a reply to this list. Once a few people show their
> interest, we'll plan the next steps.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Frank
>
> [1]
> http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/france/11254146/Wikipedia-asks-French-help-to-explain-cheese-with-WikiCheese.html
> [2] Some image results:
> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Wikicheeses/0
> [3] http://cheesetrail.org
>
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