Meeting New Farmers

Our family farm is a member/owner of Northwest Dairy Association ~ aka “Darigold”.  Our farm has been a part of this coop since the early 1960’s.  There are many benefits to belonging to our coop and one of the biggest benefits is the Young Cooperators “YC” program.  My husband and I have been participating inContinue reading “Meeting New Farmers”

Why I Love Being a Dairy Farmer

When I was growing up, all I wanted to be was a Physical Therapist.  This choice of occupation probably was due to the thousands of hours I spent doing gymnastics.  Tumbling and flipping for over 15 years will result in a few injuries that require a physical therapist.  Well fast forward to college and theContinue reading “Why I Love Being a Dairy Farmer”

Is Farm Life Reality??

I love raising my kids on a farm.  My kids are learning to work hard, work together, as well a developing a good work ethic.  So many families do not have the opportunity to provide this for their kids.  With that said, the horrific massacre that occurred in Orlando drove home the disadvantages of farmContinue reading “Is Farm Life Reality??”

Farm Tours – I love showing off our farm!!

I love when people come to visit our farm!!  It is so easy to get focused on all the day to day things it takes to run a successful organic dairy.  Healthy calves, clean barns, accurate and up to date paperwork, and on……  It is very easy to lose sight of the fact that soContinue reading “Farm Tours – I love showing off our farm!!”

Even Dairy Farms have preemies

As a 4th generation Dairy Farmer, one would think we have seen and are able to handle almost anything.  Every now and then we are surprised when a cow calves EARLY!!  We make every effort to make sure when our cows calve they have a nice clean area in which to have their babies.  WhenContinue reading “Even Dairy Farms have preemies”

From “City Girl” to Farmer!!

Welcome to Sun-Ton Farms!!  I am a former “city” girl.  I was born and raised in one of the most beautiful places in the world – Napa, California.  Napa is home to some of the most amazing vineyards, wineries, restaurants, and people.  Most of my family still resides in Napa.  Why the heck would IContinue reading “From “City Girl” to Farmer!!”