Our Belle Province is often nicknamed "cheese heaven" because of the abundance of cheese production found in our region. Not just Ptit Quebec hard brick cheddar cheese is made here, but some of the most highly prized artisan and fine cheese can be found in Quebec.\nREAD ALSO: You're Not Crazy, This April Really Is Colder Than Ever\nFun dinner party fact: over three-quarters of all of Canada's cheeses are produced in Quebec. That's a lot of fromage. The best part is that cheese-lovers all over the province can reap the benefits of local production because many of these cheese farms and producers are open to the public for guided visits and tastings.\nView this post on Instagram Pendant notre festival italien, on vous fait découvrir de magnifiques produits! #italie #fromageriehamel #fromage #cheese #montreal #food #foodies A post shared by La fromagerie Hamel (@fromageriehamel) on Aug 3, 2017 at 7:18am PDT\nYou may have heard of "Fromages d'ici" meaning cheese from here, is an association which helps to promote and showcases all our local cheese talent to the public. You may have seen those little "D'ICI" stickers on your cheese items at the grocery stores, too.\nFromages D'ici provides an awesome interactive map which conveniently shows you all the cheese producers in the region that are open to the public. Also, the list some of the most popular cheesemakers by region on their clean and easy to use website. Just pick a fromagerie that looks enticing, hop in your car, and go. It's that easy.\nView this post on Instagram 📣 À temps pour les Fêtes 🎄, nouveau fromage Cheddar Chèvre Doux à l’essai pour une durée limitée! Demandez-le partout où sont déjà vendus les fromages St-Guillaume! A post shared by Fromagerie St-Guillaume (@fromageriestguillaume) on Nov 29, 2017 at 10:28am PST\nIf you're a cheese-lover yourself, visiting a cheese farm is a great way to spend a sunny weekend afternoon in the spring or summer, and is a fun activity for small or even big groups. The best part is many are located in very close proximity to Montreal, the closest being just 30-minute drive outside the city.\n@fromageriefuocoembedded via\nFor more information on how to find a Quebec Fromagerie near you, click HERE and HERE.