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Hey, welcome to
the farm!

I'm here to share glimpses of beautiful, ordinary farm life on our grassfed dairy as well as Creambrook updates with you. I hope you stay and read a while!
- Kristen

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Video of our baby calves!


We hope that you had a wonderful Easter weekend! He is risen indeed!

Happy Easter to you!


The baby calf barn is a happy place. Ben has designed a simple method to feed raw milk to our twenty-four baby heifers (at the time I’m writing this) using two bulk feeders. We are keeping the milk feeders filled with milk and the calves are happy and content with milk on tap. They enjoy […]

April 4, 2023


It’s hard to believe but it has been 6 weeks since we last sent out a newsletter!   A lot has happened during that time, specifically with our family and the direction of Creambrook so we want to fill you in.  As many of you know, Ben hurt his knee at the end of March, throwing […]

Where have we been? Update on family & Creambrook’s direction.


Farm Days are full of the good things you want in a day in the country: beautiful views, family fun, tractor rides, and lots of animals.   Spring Farm Day, Creambrook Farm April 23, 2022 10 AM – 2 PM At Spring Farm Day:  – Pet and snuggle the baby calves! – Take a hay ride […]

Spring Farm Day! Get your tickets for April 23rd!


I remember it clearly… It was 2012 and Kristen and I had just married and launched our little herdshare farm under the name “Creambrook”.   We had started a farm Facebook page as a fun way to share what we were doing with family and friends. We hadn’t thought to use it as a marketing tool, but instead viewed […]

Why we are leaving social media… for good.


Crisp air, autumn colors, baby calves, good food, and friends – you can find all of this at Creambrook Farm! The leaves are just beginning to turn and a few of the maples are dropping their leaves down the farm lane. We are once again opening up the farm to host you! Our family can’t […]

Fall Farm Day is just around the corner!


It’s the announcement you’ve been waiting for! Join us for Fall Farm Day! Bring the family, pet baby calves, take a hay ride, & more! Saturday, October 16, 2021 from 10 AM – 2 PM at Creambrook Farm in Middlebrook, Virginia. Many of you have asked over the past year and a half if we […]

Mark your calendar: Fall Farm Day is October 16th!


Hey, friends! Ben and I have been working towards this for months and are so grateful to finally share with you:  Creambrook Farm is now a member of the Raw Milk Institute! We are the first cow dairy in Virginia to be RAWMI listed!! What is RAWMI? The Raw Milk Institute was founded by Mark McAfee, […]

We just joined the Raw Milk Institute!