Happy June, Everyone! May was certainly a busy one for us here at Diamond S and especially complicated with the fact that none of our computers have been working correctly. This has made communication extremely difficult. So if you have attempted to email us and not heard back, we are sincerely sorry!! Hopefully the computer issues will be behind us soon and we'll be back up and running online 100%!
While we wait for our technology to catch up to us, check out below to see the cool new Western themed names for our dairy products and when they're scheduled to be available. To order, keep an eye on our Barn2Door site and claim when you see it. Take note: overall milk consumption is going up throughout the summer and the results leave us less milk to use for making other dairy products. So jump on it when you see the ordering window open!
Cowboy Cheddar - 16# available mid June
Phoebe's Marinated Feta - 6 quarts left to be claimed for this month
Cattle Kate Dream Cheese - 1 quart
Happy Trails Halloumi (our grillin' cheese") - 3 pounds
Chuckwagon Chive with Garlic - July sometime
Saddlestring Swiss - 10 pounds ready at the end of July
Cactus Jack - 12 pounds ready July & 9 pounds more available August
And our newest addition:
Bitsy's Best Butter
Named after our sweet little Jersey milking heifer, this butter made with our A2 Whipping cream which has been cultured for 24 hours, chilled, then churned into our Bunkhouse Cultured Butter. To that we added all organic ingredients - olive oil, garlic, chives, basil and thyme.
Doesn't that just sound delicious? It's perfect on toasted sourdough bread with a slice of Saddlestring Swiss, great added to a good steak as it's coming off the grill or on those fresh veggies coming out of the garden.
Be sure to check out our store link here to see what's available. And don't forget to claim your Lemon Yogurt for June delivery. All orders go out for delivery on Thursday's or are ready for you to pick up at the Hyattville Dairy on Friday's!!
As always, we are so thankful for your continued support of our little dairy!
At the Hyattville Cowboy Carnival!
This is what we're putting up for an auction item into the Cowboy Carnival!
Notice the fun western names? This all comes in a basket with wine glasses, a holder on the bottle of wine, a nice teakwood cheese board with knife, plus a loaf of traditional Sourdough bread and pound of beef sticks from Paintrock Processing!
Come and have some family fun with activities for the kids, competitions and contests (rumor has it Kris is entering some pies!), live music, and an amazing lunch! Then check out all the live auction items to be auctioned off at the end of the day, including the Diamond S basket!
For detailed information, go HERE to the Hyattville Community Center webpage!
Hope to see you Sunday!
P.S. We have some extra of our "Happy Trails Halloumi, our Grillin' Cheese"! Let us know if you'd like to reserve some for delivery on Thursday or Ranch Pick-up on Friday!
EXTRA: Garlic Chive Cheese
Surprise, we have three packages left!
EXTRA: Lemon Yogurt
This week (tomorrow) is Lemon Yogurt Week in the dairy and we have just a few unclaimed jars. See our order page for details.
EXTRA: Grilling Cheese
With the summer excess of milk, we've been able to make 8 pounds of grilling cheese! You can buy a bunch, eat some now and freeze some for later!
As always, check out our farm store from our products page. If you don't happen to see what you're looking for or want to make a last-minute change to your order, send us a message HERE.
Have you seen that our FARM STORE has ground beef available for sale??
Can you believe we're in the middle of May already??
Thank you all for the orders and continued support of our sweet little dairy, and for keeping up with the payment side of your products. We appreciate all of our Dairy customers so very much!
Speaking of orders, have you seen our new way for you to order??
Barn to Door has allowed us to list what is for sale and keep the inventory organized as well as the orders and payments. We are still perfecting our system, but are ready to take your orders for the rest of May and your reservations for June! (click the "order now" button below)
Currently, we have Marinated Feta bottled and will be delivering the bottles that were pre ordered this week. Thank you for everyone who has preordered! If you didn't get a chance to order but want some, you're in luck! We have 2 quarts and 4 pints still available, claim yours ASAP!
I hope lots of you mother's got to enjoy your gifts of dream cheese for Mother's day yesterday. If you aren't familiar with this term yet, it is a new, fresh cheese that keeps beautifully under organic olive oil. Only one quart left for sale this month. Another batch will be available again on the first week of each month. Be sure to complete your preorder here!
THIS WEEK! A special Garlic Chive fresh pressed cheese will be available. Six gallons of milk reserved so hoping for 6 pounds of cheese. Sold by the ounce, $1 per ounce. Order now for delivery Thursday or ready for ranch pick-up on Friday.
Also new this week is Cultured Butter with organic chopped fresh herbs (garlic, rosemary, thyme & basil). So good it's addictive!
Three, 1.75-2oz balls packaged together for $7.00
Remember, plain yogurt is available weekly. We have two quarts extra this week which are currently not spoken for.
As always, we love to hear from our customers and look forward to continuing to providing you with delicious and nutritious dairy. Blessings!
A family favorite is Halloumi a cheese many of you have tried. We have been calling it Grilling Cheese because it doesn't melt, so you can throw it on the grill with a steak or burger and then slice it up to share with everyone. Or cut in cubes and fry with potatoes and onions for a great side dish. We had an extra 3 gallons of milk this week so made a small batch of this yummy Grilling Cheese. We had 2 packages left that were unclaimed as of delivery on Thursday. So, if you're lucky, they might still be in our little Worland "store"! Sold in vacuum sealed bags with two round patties per package. Average weight is 10 to 12 oz per package, priced $9.75 each.
Remember Dream Cheese ready for delivery 1st week of May. We will begin making quart bottles next week, $20 each quart. Approximately 2 of the little dream balls will provide you with your daily needs of probiotics. A great way to improve your gut microbiome. This is supporting your digestion naturally, with a natural gut support supplement in the form of a good for you food. Spread it on a cracker, or vegetable or piece of sourdough bread. Order today! If you don't recall what Dream Cheese is all about, watch the video in our Blog from March 12.
Second week of May is Marinated Feta - Still have a few quarts not spoken for.
Our Diamond S Delights Store will be live with the help of Barn2Door next week. We will offer Dairy Bundles as well as all our regular products individually ordered. If you order a dairy bundle of your choice $50 or more there will be no delivery charges to our two drop locations in TenSleep and Worland. Our prices are now being shown on our website without delivery fees. We are hoping this is simpler for all of us.
Please text or call me if you have any concerns or questions, any time. Thank you all for your business!
In other news...
We want to wish our Grandson Brody, pictured below with one of our Dimond S cows during branding this year, a very happy 20th birthday tomorrow!
And while Brody is celebrating his birthday away at school, our little Grandson Jack, pictured above with the chicken, has been visiting the Ranch and keeping us all on our toes!
Wow, it's only the middle of April but Spring is in full swing at Diamond S! Look at all the happenings below...
First, let me introduce you to my new helper in the Diamond S Dairy, Linda Richardson. Linda and her husband, Barry, recently moved into the area to assist in many of the Ranch and Dairy operations and we are thrilled to have them! Linda has been busy with me in the dairy the last few days filling the orders to be delivered this week. Lots of Lemon and Plain Yogurt orders are ready for delivery tomorrow (Thursday) plus, milk, cream, butter. Kefir AND Maple Kefir will be bottled and ready early Thursday morning, too.
NOTE: Orders for cheddar cheese will be filled on a first come, first serve basis so be sure to order yours ASAP!
Speaking of orders, May subscriptions (monthly order) are due next week!
Remember! We are making and delivering milk, cream, butter, plain yogurt, and kefirs every week. Then monthly orders delivered as scheduled below:
1st Week: Dream Cheese (see picture above for May's Dream Cheese)
2nd Week: Marinated Feta (last bottles for April go out tomorrow)
3rd Week: Lemon Yogurt
4th (and 5th, when applicable) Week: will be some fresh cheese. Your choice, see our Products Page for options!
If you are interested in purchasing products or would like some to sample, Contact Us, we'd love to hear from you!
Outside of the dairy, ranch operations are in full force! In addition to the Richardson's joining Diamond S, we also have welcomed Boone Smith and his dog, Fable, to our ranch crew. Boone recently relocated to Wyoming from Ohio to be around his sister and brother and their families. He has been busy dragging meadows, fencing, and helping with the calf pens along with whatever other jobs come along throughout the days. Fable is rather uninterested in the cows but enjoys chasing birds and riding tractors. Fable and Boone can be seen in the picture below with his sister, Claire, and her kids, Theo and Bonnie. Claire, Theo, and Bonnie make the weekly trip from Worland to Hyattville and back by way of Ten Sleep most weeks to deliver dairy products on Thursday's.
Well, I believe we've covered the updates for now. I'm sure we'll be coming at you soon with more pictures and doings from Diamond S and the Dairy Delights!
Don't forget to place your orders for May, they're due by the beginning of next week!
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