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Dakin Dairy Farms, Myakka City

(4.2/5 based on 60+ reviews on the web)
"Dakin Dairy welcomes the public to its 1000 acre sustainable farm to experience the difference of dairy products made from grass-fed cows. In addition to farm tours for all ages, the 3,600 sq.ft covered pavilion, 5 acre oak hammock picnic/play area and market, offer unique settings for a day's outing or memorable special events from birthdays and reunions to organizational retreats." 6 Acre Maze, Hayrides, Bottle Feeding Calves, Pig Races, butter making, product tastings & mooore. Farm Market Gift Shop & Café open all year preparing fresh hot picnics featuring an Extreme Grilled Cheese Experience. Season opens the 1st Saturday of October with an annual Festival “4 Life” and closes the 1st Saturday of June with an annual Dakin “Dairy Day” Festival celebrating National Dairy Month. Public Tours Available October – 1st Sat. in June: Wednesday & Friday: 12 noon, Saturday’s: 10am, 12pm & 3pm, Scheduled Groups of 25 or More: Tuesday – Saturday.
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TripAdvisor
  • I was very disappointed when I visited Dakin Dairy Farm this time. This place has gone down hill since the last time I visited in 2015. The hayride was over crowded, the hay bales to sit on were falli...  more »
  • It is a working dairy ranch - which is really neat! Gift shop/ cafe has good space but needs better signage. 
  • They were very accommodating. The food was good. The people were very friendly and professional. They were kind and gentle to the animals. We like to see the goats, pigs, sheep and so many dairy cows....  more »
Google
  • I have been purchasing your whole milk at Snow's Produce in Holder, Citrus County Florida. Your milk is delicious and stay fresh longer than store milk. I don't mind paying a little more for a good product. I am also trying to do my part on buying local. Thank you for your commitment to the community.
  • Great learning experience. Professional, friendly staff providing insight into day to day operations. The festival is great my kids love it.
  • They genuinely care about people and animals there, it's a rare quality. Hope to return again as often as possible!
  • Great local milk products and amazing kitchen food
  • It was a fun afternoon checking out the farm!