Category Archives: Community

Five Things I Love About Food

By Aaron McNally Moo Roo Assistant Manager Working for a family dairy that produces, bottles, and distributes its own high-quality products (and retails other high-quality items as well) has been incredibly inspiring for someone who loves food. Day in and day out, my time spent working with and for the Hansens has given me much …

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NIFFP and Farm to School

This Friday Hansen’s hosted the annual Northern Iowa Food and Farm Partnership (NIFFP) meeting, and their Farm to School event. From 5 to 7 on Friday evening, local residents interested in the NIFFP and Farm to School could come for some good food, conversation, and information. It was a really fun evening, and everyone learned …

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Indy Market – So much fun!

This Saturday Eric and I packed up the Hansen’s Suburban and drove out Highway 20 to Independence. We were heading to the Independence Farmer’s Market. Our morning started early – the market starts at 8 am every Saturday and we needed to be there early to get a good spot. Eric set up shop to …

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Today On the Farm: Hudson Rec Pays Us a Visit!

This morning we had some special visitors out to the farm, Hudson Recreation! They had a great time making butter, enjoying ice cream, taking a ride on the trolley, and enjoying the tour Katelyn gave them. Take a look at some pictures from this morning!   Thanks for coming out kids! Written by: Christine Schick

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Buttery Goodness…[Giveaway]

Ok, so today is nowhere near as hot as it’s been lately. But I guarantee that one of these days soon the temp will be back up somewhere ridiculous and we’ll be staring outside from our air conditioned kitchen windows again. So today, because it’s Friday, we’re giving away something to brighten your kitchen…One Hansen’s …

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Hats Off to You!

That’s right. We’re taking our hats off too you, our customer, for making our open house such a huge success! We had an estimated 350 people out to the farm on Saturday for product sampling and trolley rides. If you weren’t there, here’s what you missed out on! Thanks again to everyone who stopped by …

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All Systems Go For Open House On Saturday

Hansen’s Dairy will be hosting a open house THIS SATURDAY from 10 am to 1 pm at the farm. Come help us celebrate our new tour center with ice cream, product sampling and trolley tours! WHAT: Open House WHEN: Saturday, June 30th from 10 am to 1 pm WHERE: Hansen’s Dairy Farm, 8617 Eldora Rd, …

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2012 Solar Splash at George Wyth Park gets a taste of Hansen’s famous ice cream!

  Written by: Christine Schick

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A little thing called…facebook!

We’ve linked the Hansen’s Dairy blog to our facebook page! Our blog posts should appear on our facebook wall when they are posted. Like us on facebook to get regular updates about our blog posts. We’ll cover recipes, nutrition, farm life, local foods, and topics that you all think are important and interesting. Let us …

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Here we go…

Welcome to the Hansen’s Farm Fresh Dairy Blog! We decided to start this blog as a way of opening up a conversation with you, our customers. Every day we get the opportunity to speak with customers in our stores and at events in the community. We hear your questions, your opinions, and your concerns. This …

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