May 2015 
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Click here for the May coupon:
May Coupon
Spend $30*, get a gallon of white milk FREE!

* After membership discount applied. One offer per customer per day, please. 


The May Customer of the Month is Liz Dexter of Cedar Falls. She has been shopping at Hansen's Outlet regularly since it opened in 2007.
Favorite Hansen's product: "Ice cream and milk."

Why do you shop at Hansen's? "Great products, close to home, and awesome, helpful employees!"

Thanks, Liz!

Customers of the Month receive a $5 gift certificate to use at our stores, a free hands-on farm tour pass, and a vehicle decal. Make sure to sign up at our stores for your chance to be selected Customer of the Month!   

CA$H COWCongrats to our two $5 winners in the April CA$H COW contest!

Every month we mark several of our gallon milk jugs with either $5 or $100 under the label. It's hard to get the label off cleanly, so the easiest way to check your jug is just finish the milk and look inside at the label. There will either be a "5" or a "100" if you're a winner!

In May, there will be five jugs marked with $100. Your best chance to find a big winner jug is in the next few days!

There are also 10 jugs EVERY WEEK marked with a $5.00 prize. View details here on our website.  


April showers bring May flowers, right? So the May Cow of the Month is Blosum. She just turned 3 in April and has had two calves - one bull and one heifer, named Bloom. She produces 100 pounds of milk a day, or about 12 gallons!

Blosum is a farm-employee favorite because she is so easy to work with. Her mother, Bo, just turned 10 years old so hopefully Blosum can carry on the longevity trait here on the Hansen ranch!  

Celebrate the May holidays
at Moo Roo and Hansen's Outlet

  • On Mother's Day (May 10), all moms can get a FREE medium soft-serve cone at either store!
  • On Memorial Day (May 25), all veterans can get a FREE sundae at Moo Roo, or a FREE medium cone at Hansen's Outlet!


ALL IN THE FAMILY --- From the mother cows on our farm to you, Happy Mother's Day!


Hansen's Dairy at New Pioneer
Hansen's Dairy products are available for purchase at the New Pioneer stores in Cedar Rapids, Coralville and Iowa City! Milk, cream and butter can be found in the dairy sections of these three stores. Click here for more information about New Pioneer and store locations.

Local CSA celebrates a new decade

Geniune Faux Farm (GFF) is celebrating the start of a new decade of vegetable farming. Rob and Tammy Faux began their certified organic farm in 2005 and are beginning their 11th year of selling vegetables, primarily through a vegetable subscription service called a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture). Customers sign up for "shares" and take delivery of vegetables once a week from early June to mid-October. One of their distribution locations is at Hansen's Dairy Outlet in Cedar Falls (others are in Tripoli and Waverly).

According to Rob, "Partnering with Hansen's makes sense. The Hansen's commitment to selling locally was one of our inspirations when we got started. And, many of our customers overlap, so it helps all of us." The GFF CSA shares are distributed Thursdays and one or both of the farmers is always present to answer questions. GFF is still accepting members for the 2015 growing season.

For more information, email Rob at [email protected] or visit www.genuinefauxfarm.com. Genuine Faux Farm sells produce directly to Hansen's including Heirloom tomatoes and garlic. They will also be selling heirloom tomato, pepper and herb plants at the Cedar Falls Outlet store on Friday afternoons May 15 and 22 from 4 to 6 p.m.

Recognizing Iowa's beef farmers  
May is Beef Month in Iowa! Iowa is a major beef-producing state, with 3.9 million head of cattle. Beef is a nutrient-rich food, providing protein, iron, zinc and B-vitamins with more than 30 beef cuts that meet the government's definition for "lean." The beef industry also generates $6 billion annually for Iowa's economy and provides jobs for 40,000 Iowans.

At Hansen's stores we are pleased to carry Hansen's Dairy beef, Grass Run Farms beef from Dorchester, Hick's Place beef from Cedar Falls, Doty Angus beef from Malcom, and Timber Ridge bison from Waverly. Stop in to check out some of this great locally produced meat. 

Cooking with Hansen's

May - the month when we finally feel safe from winter! This recipe would be great for Mother's Day at brunch or as a dessert, plus it's fresh and lemony, reminding us that summer is just around the corner.

Lemon Mousse

Makes about 5 servings, 1 cup each 

  • 1.5 cups Hansen's heavy cream
  • 1 package cream cheese (8 ounces), softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • Small lemon wedges, candied lemon peel, raspberries, blueberries, or mint for garnish
Beat the heavy cream until soft/stiff peaks form. In a separate bowl, beat the cream cheese and sugar until creamy. With the electric beater running, add the lemon juice and lemon zest and mix until fluffy. With a rubber spatula, fold in the whipped heavy cream. Spoon or pipe the mousse into 5 small bowls or other dishes (martini glasses, wine glasses, ramekins, etc.). Refrigerate for an hour before serving. If refrigerating more than one hour, cover each dish with plastic wrap to keep them from drying out. Garnish right before serving.

Hansen's Farm Fresh Dairy / 8617 Lincoln Rd / Hudson, Iowa 50643
Tours/information: (319) 939-2187