Dairies offer farm stands and tours for the summer
Need to find a quick day trip that’s fun and flavorful? Visit a dairy farm this summer for an on-farm experience!
Visiting a dairy farm is a great way to learn more about how your food is produced. Many dairy farms are within a 30 to 60 minute drive from the city and offer farm stands where you can purchase fresh milk, cheese and other products from the farm. For many kids, it’s their first experience with agriculture – picking their own blueberries off the bush, seeing a cow being milked, or picking eggs out of the chicken coop.
Some of the dairy farms in Oregon also offer farm tours, creating a way to connect with farmers, who have a wealth of knowledge to share about the land and animals they work with. Always make sure tours are available at the farm before visiting.
Experience your food in a fresh, new way and visit one of these farm stands or agricultural tours near you!
Milking with Marc – Go behind the scenes with TMK Dairy Manager, Marc Koch, for a nightly milking session. Limited to 15 people per event.
Cheese curds, homemade soft-serve ice cream, grilled cheese and more.
Open on Fridays from 4pm to 7pm and Saturday – Sunday from 10am to 3pm.
Check out their Facebook page for updates on their food truck offerings and events.
Personal and group tours can be given by appointment. You can send a tour request through their contact page. More activities and features are being planned to grow the farm every year.
Briar Rose Creamery Farm Store
Fresh cheese made on-site. Farmstand only, no tours available.
Tuesday – Sunday from 10 am to 6 pm. Farmstand only, no tours available.
Wednesday – Sunday, 10am – 5pm
Tours at 10am & 2pm
Grilled cheeses, drinks, fresh cheese and jam.
The Classy Cow Farmstand, open Fridays and Saturdays, 11am – 5pm
Farmstead fresh milk bottled on-site, eggs, beef, pork, seasonal fruits and vegetables.
Open 7 days per week, 7am to 9pm
Come to the dairy to get your milk and eggs in person. You can take your time and meet the cows and chickens.
Check out their Facebook page on the availability of their popular Schocolate Milk.
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