The Gazette: Dan and Debbie’s Creamery in Ely Marks 20 Years

As read in an article in The Gazette written by retired journalist George C. Ford, “Dan and Debbie’s Creamery in Ely Marks 20 Years.” “Every morning and evening, Dan and Debbie Takes milk their 150 cows.It’s a process that takes seven hours each day. But building up their operation on their family farm outside of Ely has been a long time […]

Celebrating twenty years milking our cows

Today, we celebrate 20 years of milking cows! We are not sure how 20 years have come and gone, but do recall the day we started milking cows. We had only 24 heifers when we first began milking. It took us longer to clean up the milking parlor than it did to milk those 24 […]

Make plans to attend Iowa Rural Summit

As read in an article in the Gazette from guest colonist, Bill Menner, USDA state director for rural development. “A few weeks ago, a friend who knows I have traveled rural Iowa extensively asked if I had any recommendations in Ely. She was headed there. “You’ve got to go to Dan & Debbie’s Creamery!” I exclaimed. […]

WMT Radio – Winners of the Renew Rural Iowa Award

“ELY, Iowa (WMT Radio)- Today is Renew Rural Iowa Award day. We have some very special folks here who do their farming and business not too far from Cedar Rapids under the tower of WMT.” “Nothing tastes better on a hot afternoon than a big bowl of ice cream… let me start over. Nothing tastes better anytime […]