Did you know?? There are 103 dairy operations in Washington County, Maryland? With a wide variety of cattle breeds and over 13,000 cows, our County boasts the largest number of dairy farms in the state of Maryland! Varieties of cattle include; Holstein, Guernsey, Jersey, Ayrshire, Red and White Holstein, Milking Shorthorn and Brown Swiss. The health benefits and goodness of our local milk go into many products like cheese, butter, yogurt, buttermilk, cream cheese, an assortment of milk flavors and of course, ice cream.
By participating in the Ice Cream Trail you are supporting local businesses and local dairy farms! By supporting small businesses and agriculture, you’re also supporting the growth and economy of Washington County. Thank you for your business and don’t forget to thank a farmer!