I must tell you about a Christmas surprise that had me speechless - this wonderful new Diamond S Delights Sign!!
You have probably seen our milk barn going up this winter at our place. Well, the name of our milk barn venture is Diamond S Delights! Our little milk barn is where we are milking, aging cheeses, creating yogurt and other dairy treats, and delivering all of your milk orders.
But........ (yes there is always a "but" when you work on long range goals - we set our priorities and work toward them and we are never sure when they will come to fruition. It's all in Gods timing. Yes, sometimes the checkbook tells us hold on, patience is a virtue!) ... we continue to finish the front part of the barn. Soon, you will be able to pick up your milk and other Diamond S Delights.
Behind the store will be a cheese making room with a cheese vat that holds more than 3 gallons of milk, and a press that can press more than 2 pounds of cheese at a time! It will also serve as an aging room that will hold lots more than the small wine cooler now in our dining room. Behind that will be where we bottle the milk and wash all the equipment. And in the very back is the little milking parlor - come have a peek inside!
Working into a new business, (or as my best friend, business partner, ”husband” says “a place to keep me off the roads”) takes a lot of time and patience at our “young” age!! Who knows - maybe someday we’ll have 25 flavors of ice cream to taste when you stop by. Ok, that may be a little ambitious, maybe 3 or 4 is more like it! Or hard cheeses aging 365 days a year! Maybe butter, cheese spread and several drink options… oh, the possibilities!
Thank you to all of you who have guided, inspired and helped us on the journey of turning Miss Daisy and Miss Hannah’s milk into Smiles.
and HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL OF YOU!