A Purposeful Pasture: What’s On Our Cows’ Plate?

One of the great virtues of sustainable, 100% grassfed organic farming is how it forces us to take a long view. Rather than settling for a quick fix - like feeding grain, administering antibiotics, or spraying chemicals - we consider the lasting implications and long-term impact. Here's one current example here on our farm... It may still be summer here [...]

September 10th, 2016|Tags: , , |Comments Off on A Purposeful Pasture: What’s On Our Cows’ Plate?

Wild for Ramps at The Loft!

Spring is the time of renewal on our farm. At The Loft Restaurant, we are welcoming the warmth, color, and life it brings! Wild-foraged ramps are one of Spring's most highly anticipated harbingers here in the Midwest. We are thrilled to welcome them back to our table at The Loft! Foraged by hand from central [...]

March 25th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Wild for Ramps at The Loft!

Discover the Difference: Organic vs. Non-GMO

Have you heard much of the buzz about GMO labeling or seen the non-GMO label on products at the grocery store? The “Non-GMO Project Verified” label is the fastest growing label in the natural products industry, representing $11 billion in annual sales and more than 27,000 verified products. Consumer demand for accurate labeling has been [...]

March 9th, 2016|Tags: , , , , |4 Comments

4 Ways Organic & 100% Grassfed Dairy Scores Big

Each day there's a competition that plays out on fields all across the country. The players are big-eyed bovines like our own 100% grassfed Brown Swiss cows on our organic farm - and they go up against their fellow cows in conventional farms around the U.S. The stakes are high, because our health and the [...]

February 4th, 2016|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on 4 Ways Organic & 100% Grassfed Dairy Scores Big

The Skinny on Butterfat – and Why You Need It

Unfortunately “fat” has become something of a dirty word in our culture (which we’re on a mission to help change!), so when it comes to talking about dairy and cows, you would probably be in good company if you had difficulty making positive associations with a term like “butterfat.” But when it comes to healthy [...]

January 28th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on The Skinny on Butterfat – and Why You Need It

The Loft Restaurant Named One of Indy’s Top 25 Best Restaurants!

Visit Indy, our fantastic local tourism group, compiles every year a list of the Top 25 Local Restaurants in Indianapolis, selected by public vote. They just released the list for 2016, and we are thrilled to announce that our Loft Restaurant at Traders Point Creamery is one of the winners! Our wholehearted thanks to everyone who [...]

January 26th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on The Loft Restaurant Named One of Indy’s Top 25 Best Restaurants!

Top 10 Thanksgiving Picks from Our Farm Store

The center point of Thanksgiving is the table. All the festivities, preparations, and interactions orbit around this place where people come together to eat. The traditions of our favorite Thanksgiving dishes and the history of the holiday itself remind us that food does have a story - and that our experience of food is enriched [...]

November 18th, 2015|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Top 10 Thanksgiving Picks from Our Farm Store

4 Questions You Should Ask Before Ditching Dairy

We’re a dairy farm. We love dairy. We believe in its powers to bring us nourishment and pleasure. But plenty of folks, even many who come to our farm and restaurant, have trouble tolerating dairy products or have a sense that dairy doesn’t “sit right” with them. And we absolutely understand! Our own passion for [...]

September 3rd, 2015|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on 4 Questions You Should Ask Before Ditching Dairy

Staff Picks: Director of Products, Justin

One of the best things about working at Traders Point Creamery and The Loft Restaurant is, as you can imagine, the food! We love tapping into our staff members’ affection for our products to let them share with you, in their own words, how they are inspired to eat well, cook creatively, and live vibrantly.  [...]

August 14th, 2015|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Staff Picks: Director of Products, Justin

Staff Picks: Quality Control Manager Adrienne

One of the best things about working at Traders Point Creamery and The Loft Restaurant is, as you can imagine, the food! We love tapping into our staff members' affection for our products to let them share with you, in their own words, how they are inspired to eat well, cook creatively, and live vibrantly.  [...]

July 15th, 2015|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Staff Picks: Quality Control Manager Adrienne