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Dakin Dairy Farms, Myakka City

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"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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  • We took a seven and six years old boys to the dairy farm near Bradenton. The farm had a very good educational tour, hay ride, petting zoo, and playground. Everyone enjoyed the experience. The boys lea...  more »
  • We were invited to a birthday party here and we were kind of hesitant to agree, since it is about an hour away. I am so glad we went because we had a lot of fun. We did the tour (it costs $10) and lea...  more »
  • Jerry and his crew are an amazing group we asked alot of questions about there dairy and got amazing answers. Dairy farming in Florida is way different than anywhere in the world and totally worth com...  more »
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  • 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!