I'm definitely in.
On Mon, Dec 1, 2014 at 9:49 PM Stephen LaPorte <stephen.lapo...@gmail.com>
wrote:

> 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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