From ice cream parlors opting for nothing but hormone-free milk and fresh, seasonal ingredients, to homemade ice creams made right on the farm with milk and cream from heritage breed cows, many of America’s ice cream artists are choosing to put quality and responsibility at the forefront — and the results are mighty tasty!
Find one of these great companies near you to experience for yourself the amazing flavor differences that come from conscientious sourcing and sustainable management. To locate more options near you, visit our customized Artisan Ice Cream Companies map. And send more local suggestions for our map to RealFood@MotherEarthNews.com.
See the numbered map of the companies listed below in the Image Gallery.
1. Mallard Ice Cream
2. Molly Moon’s Homemade Ice Cream
3. Big Dipper Ice Cream
4. Mission Hill Creamery
Santa Cruz, Calif.
5. Munnerlyn’s Ice Creamery
Pine Grove, Calif.
6. Tahoe Creamery
7. Boulder Ice Cream
8. Iwig Family Dairy
10. Nice Cream
11. Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams
12. Moomers Homemade Ice Cream
Traverse City, Mich.
13. Jake’s Ice Cream
14. Loco Pops
15. Woodside Farm Creamery
16. The Bent Spoon
17. Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream
New York, N.Y.
18. Mount Desert Island Ice Cream
Bar Harbor, Maine
19. Hot Licks Homemade Ice Cream
20. Tropical Dreams
Learn how to make your own fabulous homemade ice cream in A Guide to Making Homemade Ice Cream.
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