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Water Buffalo Ice Cream

You may be asking yourself, “Did I read that right?” Yes, you did. HOPE Artisan Dairy Co-op in Ontario is home to a herd of Water Buffalo, and the Dairy is producing and selling some of the best ice cream you will ever taste. And you can get a sneak-peek tomorrow, Saturday July 27 and Sunday July 27 at Fiesta Farms, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

But let’s back up a bit. Water Buffalo have been domesticated for over 2,000 years, but it was not until the 1990’s that they were introduced to Canada, brought to a farm on Vancouver Island. Some of the descendants of those very animals now live in farms in Ontario, producing milk for local artisanal dairies. Continue »