Pasture-based Cheese Open House

Date: July 8, 2014
Time: 4 - 8 p.m.
Location: Kellogg Biological Station Pasture Dairy Center, 10461 N. 40th St., Hickory Corners, MI 49060
Contact: Misty Klotz, 269-671-2402

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Sample cheeses made from pasture-based cow’s milk produced at KBS and talk with farm and dairy staff about the cheese-making process. Visitors can purchase cheese and enter to win a year’s membership to the W.K. Kellogg Manor House.

Open house events take place at the KBS Pasture Dairy Center, 10461 N. 40th St. in Hickory Corners. Entrance is on N. 39 St., one block west of the intersection at N. 40th St and East B Ave. All events are from 4-8 p.m. Farm and dairy staff will be on hand to answer questions.

The Pasture Dairy Center uses robotic milking technology, a system allowing cows to set their own milking schedule, and features 220 acres of pasture devoted to grazing research with a focus on sustainable agriculture and ecosystem services. The barn at the Pasture Dairy Center was the first livestock building in the U.S.to receive a silver level certification for Leadership in Environmental and Energy Design (LEED).

 

 

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