Grass Root Dairies

Grass Root Dairies is located in Salmon Arm, BC. If you are in the area, follow the Silver Creek Road around the bend just off Highway #1 ( west end of town) and you will come to a farm with genuine Dutch Treasures.
The Original owner of the farm, Arie Gort came from a long line of cheese makers on his mother’s side and has brought from the Netherlands, the renowned Dutch tradition of making Cheese. The farm began in 1983.

Gary and Kathy Wikkerink bought the farm in 2007 and continue to produce the quality products that have made Gort’s so popular with its loyal customers. Along with their six children, Gary and Kathy moved from Agassiz, BC where they farmed for 20 years.

Grass Root Dairies is a unique dairy/processing farm.  Our family is working together to offer a high quality product for the young and the old.  They process their COW milk into gouda, , Maasdammer( a Dutch Swiss); yogurt (Greek style Bulgarian); quark cheese. They also sell their Grass Fed Only milk in glass bottlesand plastic, also a chocolate milk that is rich and creamy.

All of our cheese contains natural ingredients, no preservatives are added and they are all manufactured at our Salmon Arm Cheese Plant
Come to our on farm store meet our staff and  taste our cheese samples . .  Walk through our barns, walk the trail and see our cows in the pasture.  Enjoy your picnic lunch under the willow tree.  Ample parking available.  RV Campers can drive in and out easily.

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1470 50th Street SW
SalmonArm BC V1E 3B5
Phone: 250-832-4274
or 250-832-4230
Fax: 250-832-5522
  • Wheelchair - fully accessible
  • Low Season: Open all year round, Closed on Sundays