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Salute to Idaho Agriculture: Gallup Family Farms

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GOODING, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — Millions of kilos of meals come from Idaho’s ag trade, however not all operations are an amazing endeavor.

Gallup Family Farms is a 3 cow, small farm within the again roads of Gooding.

“We love it, it helps put a face to ag and lets people know they have options,” stated proprietor Melanie Gallup. “They don’t have to go to the grocery store to get all their stuff, they can literally come to the producers one-on-one.”

The Gallups have been elevating cattle for years, however lately determined to go business.

“We’ve been milking for nine (years), and I think we finally got tired of feeding calves, so we decided to get into the raw milk business,” stated Gallup.

Gallup Family Farm provides extra than simply milk. In truth, discover them on the Gooding farmers market and also you’ll see they hold themselves fairly busy.

“We have eggs, we do retail meat, we do beef shares. I have a homemade soap business that I run on top of this,” Gallup stated. “(My husband) is a large animal veterinarian as well. We have our hands in a lot of pots.”

In the time since they started their business enterprise, their buyer base has grown. The Gallups say they’re proud to provide their prospects another to chain grocery shops.

“They are now learning that we are not far from town, so they come to see us. We do four hours a day, Monday through Friday to let the customers come in to get their stuff.”

If you’re within the space, this Saturday is small enterprise Saturday, and the Gallups can be providing free chili and uncooked milk to those that store at their farm.

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