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Hansen's Farm Fresh Dairy


8617 Lincoln Road
Hudson, IA 50643
Last Updated: September 24, 2018


Special hours: Tours of the farm are by reservation only.


About Hansen's Farm Fresh Dairy

The Hansen family has owned and operated a farm located in Hudson, Iowa, for 150 years. Over these decades, we have prided ourselves on our farm-made dairy products. The four brothers of the Hansen family each manage different aspects of the farm's production: livestock care, crop management, creamery production, and product delivery. You can find the best local dairy products in Iowa at Hansen's Farm Fresh Dairy! Our milk is the best milk you can buy: it's non-homogenized, not commingled, and has no added hormones. Our pasteurization process best preserves the natural flavor and state of the milk. The other products we make are butter, heavy cream, cheese curds, and hard ice cream right on the farm. We sell our products at our two retail stores: Moo Roo, 3015 Kimball Avenue, Waterloo, Iowa; and Hansen's Outlet, 127 E. 18th St., Cedar Falls, Iowa. Our fresh dairy items may only be a few hours old when they reach your table!

If you're interested in seeing how milk gets from the farm to your table, you don't want to miss out on this season's farm tours. Come see the 350 cows on our farm, pet the kangaroos, and enjoy the farm-made ice cream treats! Give us a call to make your reservation today

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One of the most interesting aspects of Hansen's Farm Fresh Dairy is the Tour Center, a monolithic dome structure built in 2012. Not many people can say they've seen the ins and outs of farm life. At our Tour Center, you can learn about the farm's history and how we take care of our cows. From March to November, we schedule tours of the farm for visitors to see the cows, goats, and kangaroos. We can accommodate up to 100 people. Hansen's Farm Fresh Dairy schedules two types of tours: Walk-Through and Hands-On.

Walk-Through Tour

The walk-through tour is a guided tour that takes you through the process of getting milk from the farm to your table. Enjoy a trolley ride around the farm, then see the calves, milking parlor, barns, creamery, wallabies, kangaroos, and goats, plus enjoy a dish of ice cream.

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Hansen's Farm Fresh Dairy

Hands-On Tour

On this tour, you'll see everything in the Walk-Through Tour, but you'll also feed a calf; make homemade butter; milk a cow by hand; and pet the wallabies, kangaroos, and goats.

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Hansen's Farm Fresh Dairy

With an on-site creamery producing farm-fresh dairy products, a logical extension of our farm is our sweet treat destination, Moo Roo! This ice cream parlor and dairy store is located in Waterloo and carries all of our Hansen's Farm Fresh Dairy Products, including milk, cheese curds, ice cream, cream and butter. Moo Roo also caters to those looking to buy local meats, produce, eggs, cheeses, honey and more. While you're stocking up on the staples, enjoy a hard-dip ice cream cone, sundae, smoothie, banana split, shake, malt or root beer float. And for your next birthday party or celebration don’t forget Moo Roo’s ice cream cakes! Enjoy a cool, home-made ice cream treat down the way in Waterloo this summer!

Moo Roo Ice Cream Parlor located at:
3015 Kimball Ave
Waterloo, IA 50702

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Moo Roo Icecream

Are you looking for a farm-fresh marketplace? Hansen's Outlet caters to those looking to buy local! We carry all of our Hansen's Farm Fresh Dairy products like milk, cheese curds, ice cream, cream and butter, and we also sell a variety of local goods, including meats, produce, eggs, cheeses, honey and more. You can even enjoy a soft-serve ice cream treat on a warm day!

Hansen's Outlet located at:
127 East 18th St.
Cedar Falls, IA 50613

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Hansen's Outlet

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