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Small Family Farms, Large Amish/Mennonite Families

Kalona and Wellman, home to the Kalona SuperNatural brand, are melting-pot communities located in rural Southeast Iowa full of small farms and businesses. This unique community is composed of several different cultural groups including Amish and Mennonite. Though these cultural groups have their differences, everyone works together to create a[…]

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Employee Spotlight: Jean

This month our employee spotlight is Jean. Jean has been working at Farmers Creamery for 3 years! Learn more about her below.

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New Vats Installed at Farmers Creamery

As Farmers Creamery continues to grow, it is imperative that we update and upgrade equipment to ensure high productivity and efficiency. In late October, we removed our current vats and installed three new vats at the creamery! Our teams spent countless hours updating piping, transporting new vats, welding and cleaning the production[…]

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Our Relationship With Local Amish and Mennonite Dairy Producers

Farmers Creamery has had a long-standing relationship with the Amish and Mennonite community in Kalona, Iowa. In fact, the milk used to make Kalona SuperNatural products is predominantly procured from small Amish and Mennonite farms living in a 250 mile radius around Kalona, Iowa. These communities are relatively self-contained, each[…]

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Introducing New Flavored Half & Half

We are excited to introduce two new flavors of organic Kalona SuperNatural half & half, French Vanilla and English Toffee! The milk used to make these products comes from small, sustainable family farms. Our fresh cream and milk are gently processed so we can deliver your half & half in[…]

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Grass-Fed Dairy Farms: Good for You and the Environment

One of the most wonderful scenes here in Kalona, Iowa, is the sight of dairy cows grazing on beautiful green pastures. Kalona is home to many Amish organic dairy farms, so these picturesque views are a common site. On these farms, the cows eat a significant portion of their daily[…]

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Employee Spotlight: Joe

This month our employee spotlight is Joe. Joe has been working at Farmers Creamery for 2.5 years! Learn more about him below.

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The New Butter Stick Machine Has Arrived!

We are excited to announce that our new butter stick machine is in house! Our construction crew will be busy installing this unit over the next few weeks. Our production team members are very excited about this new piece of equipment! This new stick machine will increase our productivity and[…]

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Kalona SuperNatural™ Products Features Celtic Sea Salt®

Here are Farmers Creamery we use only the best ingredients and Celtic Sea Salt® is just one more example of the carefully chosen ingredients that go into our products! We are proud to use Celtic Sea Salt® in our cottage cheese and lightly salted butter. This unprocessed whole salt is[…]

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Radish Butter Recipe

Ingredients ½ pound Kalona SuperNatural™ organic butter, @ room temperature ½ shallot, minced Zest & juice of 1 lime ½ cup chives, minced 8 cherry radishes, trimmed & brunoise Pinch of sea salt Directions In a mixing bowl, fold all of the ingredients together with a rubber spatula. Serve on top[…]

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