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The Latest Happenings

Don’t miss the scoop on what’s happening on our family farm and at the creamery, including new products and flavors of ice cream and creamery events.

May 2018

Spring weather means we’re busy planting non-GMO crops on our 400-acre family farm; also, new ice cream flavors, Mother’s Day local gift baskets, and meet a member of our team…

April 2018

Our Taste of Iowa event is right around the corner; meet our local vendors and try their products! Our two new limited edition ice cream flavors are Robin’s Egg and Indian Creek Nature Center’s Maple Cream…

March 2018

Learn more about our new product: sweet cream butter. We make it in small batches using our farm-fresh cream. Also, meet our team member Riley and learn more about our partnering CSA programs…

February 2018

No matter which team you’re rooting for Superbowl Sunday, everyone wins with fresh cheese curds. Also, meet our team member Sue and see what ice cream flavors we are scooping…

January 2018

Our new year goals include getting our products into the store you love to shop. Learn how we keep our baby calves warm in the bitter cold and meet our team member Joanie. Also, a new ice cream flavor…

December 2017 v2.0

Meet Bridgette, our front-of-house team member. See why we take special care of our cows’ feet and try our new limited edition pistachio ice cream as well as frozen Maddie B’s Pizza…

December 2017 v1.0

Ely’s Winterfest is coming up, and we’ll have extended store hours. Peppermint stick ice cream is here as the newest seasonal flavor. Also, don’t forget to check out our viewing room at the creamery…

November 2017 v2.0

Our upcoming event, Dan and Debbie’s Holiday Eats, will feature samples of our seasonal ice cream and local products. Also, meet our team member Brian and check our holiday gift baskets…

November 2017 v1.0

Sam’s Main Street Market in Solon is now carrying our dairy products. Also, we have a new seasonal flavor: Pumpkin Spice ice cream. On the farm, we are planting winter rye to protect the soil…

October 2017 v2.0

The Takes family celebrates 20 years of milking cows on their farm in Ely. A unique ice cream flavor and the Ely Spook Walk fast approaching…

October 2017 v1.0

We extend our hours to celebrate the 10th Annual Ely Fall Fest. News about the farm as well as a new October ice cream flavor and new local products…

September 2017 v2.0

Fall is here, so pay a visit to our partnering orchards and farms. Also, we announce a partnership with Cornell College and a new flavor of milk…

September 2017 v1.0

Creamery clothing now available. Milk punch cards for our loyal customer and an ice cream flavor you don’t want to miss….

August 2017 v2.0

Learn about the paved 70+ mile bike trail that sits right behind our creamery, a new ice cream flavor, and an upcoming downtown market…

August 2017 v1.0

We have had a lot of baby calves born on the farm this past month. Plus a new surprisingly delicious ice cream flavor you don’t want to miss….

July 2017 v1.0

This July we celebrate the 1-year anniversary of our creamery business, a new favorite ice cream flavor, and lots of new Iowa-made products on our shelves…

June 2017 v1.0

June National Dairy Month and we have a new ice cream flavor. Find our products at New Pioneer Co-op and the upcoming farmer’s markets…

May 2017 | v1.0

It’s time for spring planting on the farm. Meanwhile we are busy at the creamery making new seasonal ice cream flavors and giving lots of tours…