GRAPEVINE, TEXAS (May 30, 2019) – Ice cream and butter and milk, oh my! This Saturday, June 1, cool off at Nash Farm’s Dairy Day, sponsored by Bank of the West. With hands-on activities from 10 a.m. - Noon, including educational demonstrations from Southwest Dairy Farmers, guests of all ages can learn about 19th century dairy processes, including cheese making, butter churning, hand-cranked ice cream, early refrigeration methods and more. Nash Farm is located at 626 Ball St.
Southwest Dairy Farmers will be onsite with a mobile dairy classroom, which includes a live cow. Guests will learn about the importance of dairy, watch milking demonstrations and hear the process of how milk travels from the farm to the carton in the refrigerator.
All new for 2019: Guests can purchase gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches at the concessions. Nash Farm Farmhands will harvest the winter wheat crop by hand, which will be put away for use at future Nash Farm events, including the annual spring-time Nash Farm Supper.
Other activities throughout the event include interacting with heritage animals, such as sheep, turkeys and chickens, shopping at the Nash Farm Store, touring the historic farm and more. Admission for the event is $3 per person and includes all activities. All proceeds support education programs at Nash Farm.
Nash Farm, circa 1859, is the oldest operating farmstead in Tarrant County. Through interpretive programs, events and exhibits, Nash Farm educates the community about the heritage and importance of the Grape Vine Prairie and Grapevine’s pivotal role in the development of North Texas. A variety of programs and special events remaining throughout the year, include First Fridays at the Farm, Heritage Workshops, Barn Dance and the 19th Annual Nash Farm Fall Round-Up, and offer guests unique learning experiences in a historic setting. Volunteer opportunities at Nash Farm are available through the Nash Farmhand Program.
For more information about Dairy Day, Nash Farm or to purchase tickets, please call 817.410.3185 or visit NashFarm.org.