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Lamers—Wisconsin’s last family owned dairy

Mark Lamers at his family owned dairy in Appleton, Wisconsin--the last family owned dairy in the state
Thomas Wilmer
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  Correspondent Tom Wilmer visits with Mark Lamers at his family owned dairy in Appleton, Wisconsin.

The Lamers family started their dairy in a basement back in 1913. 

Evolving with consumer demands the fifth generation family-run dairy is back to using glass bottles, and selling products online in addition to their retail store. Lamers Facebook

glass bottle milk filling machine at Lamers Dairy in Appleton, Wisconsin
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Glass bottle milk filling machine at Lamers Dairy in Appleton, Wisconsin

Milk is sourced from nearby family farms and the family pays a premium to source 100 percent hormone additive-free milk. 

Lamers Dairy & Store Appleton, Wisconsin
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Lamers Dairy & Store Appleton, Wisconsin

Lamers’ Dairyland’s Best products retain a fond loyal following and regularly take home first-place awards in the prestigious annual World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Products contest.

Lamers Dairy logo
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Lamers Dairy logo

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