L-R Justin and Bethany, Sara, Lynette, Mike, Mikayla, Jackson
Meet our family – Mike was born and raised here on the farm growing up with 3 siblings – two of whom had severe special needs and one typical brother. He met and married Lynette in 1993 and went to work for Atlantic Breeders/Genex as an AI (Artificial Insemination) technician. He started full time dairy farming in the spring of 1999 and farmed for 17 years. He also worked as a feed salesman and started a new business in large square bale wrapping. He is founding board chairman of National Dairy Producers Organization (www.nationaldairyproducersorganization.com), as well as founding owner of Family Dairy Farms (www.familydairyfarms.com) which produces California standard high quality milk. He continues consulting work for multiple dairy platforms and travels throughout the United States. Lynette grew up in Lititz, Pennsylvania as the daughter of a grocery store manager/seafood market stand owner father and piano teacher mother. She has one sibling and after meeting and marrying Mike in 1993 she started teaching private piano lessons as well as being a teller at a local bank. After moving to the farm she continued the bed and breakfast as well as helping on the farm and raising her children. She has worked for 6 years in the local private school system as well as being a private nanny. Mike and Lynette have 4 children – Bethany, Mikayla, Jackson and Sara – and just celebrated 25 years of marriage. Our daughter Bethany married Justin on a beautiful summer day in our barn on our farm in 2017.