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Dakin Dairy Farms, Myakka City

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#1249 of 2,308 in Outdoors in Florida
"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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  • Simply a great place. Unfortunately the tours weren't happening that day which was my fault for not checking schedule but our disappointment was overcome when we were able to feed the goats and see th...  more »
  • I’m always up for a different experience and seeing a working dairy farm was pretty cool! The staff are all really nice too. They have a gift shop area and a cafe when you first walk in and you purcha...  more »
  • We have been here with our family several times. Including a family birthday. We love it. Peaceful and wonderful staff.  more »
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  • I took my three year old son for the dairy tour. It was really fun and educational. It moved fast enough to keep his attention. He loved seeing where milk comes from and he even got to try chocolate milk for the first time! His favorite part was feeding the baby calves. There are also goats and a fun shaded playground. I would definitely recommend this tour to other families.
  • My brother and I went for a tour today and it was amazing! We got to see goats, chickens, pigs, and the cows of course. I learned so much about the milking process and the employees were very helpful and kind. I even learned how to make homemade butter from nothing but heavy cream and a jar! Love this company and all they stand for. Hardworking people, who love showing others all about what they do everyday. We ended the day with a hayride around the farm and some chocolate milk!
  • 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 products and beautiful farm. Worth the trip out to the farm. We love your eggnog & worlds best chocolate milk!!!!!!
  • Great learning experience. Professional, friendly staff providing insight into day to day operations. The festival is great my kids love it.

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