Creamery Team Spotlight: Joan Backes

Joan Backes, or Joanie as we call her, is one of our three ice cream makers here at the creamery. In addition to that, Joanie also makes sure that we have all of the ingredients we need to make each flavor, and ensures that we have enough of each flavor in stock. Joanie joined our […]
  • Posted by Abbie Takes
  • On January 7, 2018
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Ringing in the New Year

It’s that time of year when we reflect on what the past 365 days have brought us, what they have taught us and all those things that make us grateful for starting the creamery.  We are so humbled by the support of our customers who continue to stay loyal to us and who help spread the word that we are […]
  • Posted by Josie Rozum
  • On December 31, 2017
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Curd-prese Pasta Salad Recipe

Good on their own or in your favorite recipe, cheese curds add flavor to your cooking. This pasta salad uses our fresh cheese curds for a delightfully squeaky take on traditional Caprese pasta salad. With fusilli Pasta of the Prairie made in Marion, IA, and cheese from Dan and Debbie’s Creamery in Ely, IA you can […]
  • Posted by Abbie Takes
  • On December 26, 2017
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Manicures and Pedicures for our Cows

Hoof health is extremely important in the dairy industry. Cows hooves grow just like finger and toenails, and as with humans, they require grooming. Preventing and treating hooves is a never-ending task when you’re talking about 150 cows. We do this year round, but especially this time of the year when planting and harvest are through. […]
  • Posted by Abbie Takes
  • On December 16, 2017
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