WCW February 2015
In This Issue
Karen Dakin always wanted to be a farmer and when the DC-area native moved to Parrish to re-invent herself, she met Jerry Dakin whose family has been raising cows in Florida since 1973. The couple owns the Dakin Dairy Farms consisting of four corporations, 2300 Holstein and Jersey cows, and 1200 acres in Myakka City.
Karen is the face of the company, coordinating marketing activities, community outreach, and educational programming as well as serving on the executive team of all four corporations. Her husband manages the farms that have 84 employees, and produce, bottle, and distribute 70,000 to 90,000 gallons of milk products a week.