The Guide

Local Creameries: A Taste of Fresh, Homemade Goodness

Delaware and Maryland Creameries

Keywords: homemade, dairy, ice cream, cheese, yogurt, sorbet, vegan

In the heart of quaint towns and sprawling countryside, local creameries have become cherished destinations for food enthusiasts and dairy lovers alike. These creameries, operated with passion and dedication, offer a taste of fresh, homemade goodness that is simply irresistible.

Chapel's Country Creamery: A Taste of the Eastern Shore

With its charming farmhouse setting and delicious homemade ice cream, the creamery has become a must-visit spot for anyone exploring the region. The heart of Chapel's Country Creamery is its ice cream. Made with fresh milk and cream from local farms, the ice cream is rich and creamy, with a smooth, velvety texture. 10380 Chapel Rd., Easton, MD 21601. 410-820-6647.

Chesapeake Bay Farms Creamery: Artisanal Ice Cream with a Commitment to Quality and Sustainability

This artisanal ice cream creamery has garnered widespread acclaim for its unwavering commitment to high-quality ingredients, unique flavors, and sustainable practices. Their ice cream is made with traditional methods and stored in small batches for freshness. 8905 Logtown Rd, Berlin, MD 21811. 410-629-1997.


The Frozen Farmer: A Family-Owned Delight

A family-owned creamery that has been delighting customers with its handcrafted ice cream, yogurt, and other frozen treats since 2013. Using fresh, locally sourced ingredients, The Frozen Farmer creates unique flavors that are both delicious and innovative. 9843 Seashore Highway, Bridgeville, DE 19933. 302-337-8130.

Hopkins Farm Creamery: A Taste of History

This family-run creamery prides itself on its long-standing tradition of producing high-quality dairy products. Visitors can enjoy a variety of fresh milk, flavored milks, ice cream, and other dairy treats made with care and attention to detail. Routes 9/404 and Dairy Farm Road, Lewes, Delaware 19958. 302-645-7163.

Nice Farm Creamery: A Taste of the Good Life

With its handcrafted ice cream, sustainable farming practices, guided tours, and bed and breakfast experience, the farm offers a unique and memorable experience for visitors of all ages. Nice Farm Creamery is the perfect destination. 25786 Auction Rd, Federalsburg, MD 21632. 410-754–5018.

South Mountain Creamery: A Taste of Homemade Goodness

South Mountain Creamery has been featured in local and national publications and has won several awards, including "Best Ice Cream" in Delaware. Their commitment to old-fashioned methods and wide variety of flavors sets them apart. 8305 Bolivar Rd, Middletown, DE 21769. 844-762-6455.

Vanderwende Farm Creamery: A Commitment to Quality

This creamery uses milk from their own herd of Jersey cows to create a range of artisanal cheeses. Their Gouda, Farmhouse Cheddar, and Blue Cheese have gained recognition for their exceptional flavor and quality. 4003 Seashore Highway, Bridgeville, DE 19933. (302) 349-5110.

UDairy Creamery: A University Tradition

At the heart of the University of Delaware's campus in Newark, Delaware, UDairy Creamery represents a unique blend of education and innovation. This teaching creamery, operated by the university's Department of Animal and Food Sciences, provides students with hands-on experience in the art of cheesemaking. Visitors can sample a variety of fresh cheeses, including cheddar, mozzarella, and feta, while learning about the science behind the process. 531 South College Avenue, Newark, DE 19716. (302) 831-2486.

Woodside Farm Creamery: A Rustic Retreat

This family-owned creamery produces a range of delectable cheeses, including their signature Brie, Camembert, and Goat Cheese. Visitors can enjoy a guided tour of the creamery, sample the cheeses, and learn about the cheesemaking process. 310 Little Baltimore Road, Hockessin, DE 19707. (302) 239-9847.

Local creameries are not just places to buy dairy products; they are places where tradition, craftsmanship, and community converge. By supporting these local businesses, we not only get to savor the flavors of fresh, homemade goodness but also contribute to the preservation of a rich cultural heritage. Whether you're a cheese enthusiast, an ice cream lover, or simply looking for a taste of authentic local cuisine, these creameries are sure to satisfy your cravings and leave you with a lasting impression.

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