• Shining Bright E31 | Marcoot Dairy

June 27, 2018

On this episode, you'll hear from a few FarmHers who not only found their way back to the farm, but have transformed it. Host Marji and co-host Lexi meet Amy and Beth Marcoot and Audie Wall, the sister-friend trio behind the GREAT Gounda at Illinois’ Marcoot Jersey Creamery.

Amy and Beth Marcoot are seventh generation dairy farmers. In 2010, the Marcoot sisters opened the on-farm creamery to add value to their cows milk. Now the sisters along with their childhood best friend, Audie Wall, making a variety of cheeses and a new frozen product (called frozen whey ice) and provide tours for their guests. The dairy currently has 100 Jersey milking cows using Lely robotic milkers and primarily grazing management.

Learn more about Marcoot Creamery HERE.




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