Region: Middle - Wilson County
Method of Sale: On Farm Sale, Retail
Additional Information: Shop Springs Creamery is owned and operated by Jeffrey and Elizabeth Turner. The creamery is located in Shop Springs, Tennessee (a small community between Lebanon and Watertown). Both Jeffrey and Elizabeth have a rich family history in the dairy industry. Jeffrey is a Wilson County native and his family has been farming in Shop Springs for four generations. Elizabeth was also raised on a dairy farm in Michigan; she is a fourth generation dairy farmer. The couple decided to open the creamery and take their traditional farming practices one step further to provide a local wholesome product that they could sell direct to consumers. All of the milk at Shop Springs Creamery comes from cows that the couple works with every day. Jeffrey's great-grandfather, James Hewgley, started a small Jersey dairy farm in the 1940s; this sparked the family's passion for the dairy industry. Jeffrey's father, Tommy Turner, constructed a new milking parlor in 1975 where he milked Holstein cows for over 20 years. In 2014 Jeffrey and his brother constructed a new milking parlor in the same location as their fathers barn. They are now the fourth generation to farm their family's land in Shop Springs.
Available: Ice Cream, Milk
Special Events: Facility Tours