July is National Ice Cream Month and with more of the state opening for business, it’s the perfect time to support your local ice creameries!
To get started, check out local ice creameries in your area with our Oregon Ice Cream Trail Map, an interactive Google Map that shows you the geolocations of over 60 ice cream shops throughout the state.
Most ice cream shops and businesses are still following safe distancing protocols, so be sure to bring your mask.
You can also get your ice cream fix at the Oregon Dairy Women’s Red Barn at the Oregon State Fair, later this summer. The Oregon Dairy Women will be serving up their famous cones and shakes to help fund scholarships and dairy education programs in Oregon.
If you’re not able to go to the ice cream, let it come to you! Many local shops now deliver or can be found at your local grocery store, including Ruby Jewel, 50 Licks, Salt and Straw and Tillamook.
Or, churn up your own frozen treats at home! Here are a few recipes to get your wheels “churning”:
Tyler Malek’s (Salt and Straw) Sea Salt with Caramel Ribbons
Melissa Clark’s Favorite Ice Cream Recipe
If you want to take a deep dive into ice cream making, here’s something to get you started:
July isn’t just Ice Cream Month, it’s also National Blueberry Month! Combine the two with one of Burgerville’s Blueberry Shakes, made with local blueberries and milk.
Share your celebration with us! Tag us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram with #OregonIcecreamTrail and see ice cream adventures across Oregon!