The Ilsley Farm

Weare, NH
50 acres
25 milking cows

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The Ilsley family began hand-milking cows in Weare in the 1920s and moved to a new farm a few miles away in 1933 to take advantage of the innovation of electricity. Flash forward almost a century to the current iteration of The Ilsley Farm where Douglas Ilsley, his wife Heidi and their daughter Lisa are innovating in different ways to keep the family dairy tradition going by diversifying into farm-fresh ice cream and grass-fed beef, among other farm products. 

Working together, the Ilsleys are determined to keep farming.
Douglas was born into farming.
"We've continued to work hard because we love being together and we love being farmers."
- Lisa Ilsley

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