Young’s celebrating 151 years with $1.51 cones, cheeseburgers, cheese curds

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Young's Jersey Dairy has a not so secret weapon, cheese curds.

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Young’s Jersey Dairy is preparing to party till the cows come home in celebration of 151 years.

The family attraction at 6880 Springfield-Xenia Road near Yellow Springs is celebrating its big birthday Jan. 17-20 by offering discounts to customers.

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Young’s Jersey Dairy hosts an annual celebration each Memorial Day. Guests spent the days enjoying ice cream, miniature golf, the driving range, batting cages, slides and carnival rides. PHOTO / TOM GILLIAM PHOTOGRAPHY
Young’s Jersey Dairy hosts an annual celebration each Memorial Day. Guests spent the days enjoying ice cream, miniature golf, the driving range, batting cages, slides and carnival rides. PHOTO / TOM GILLIAM PHOTOGRAPHY

Credit: Tom Gilliam

Credit: Tom Gilliam

Young’s birthday celebration is an annual event.

“It’s a lot of fun,” Dan Young, the family-owned business’ chief ice cream dipper and CEO, told us last year when Young’s celebrated a milestone 150 years. “Our local community really likes it. They can take the entire family.”

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Commemorative 151st anniversary milk bottles will be free with the purchase of sundaes, ice cream cones, milkshakes or fried cheese curds while supplies last.
OTHER DEALS TO MOO ABOUT: 

Dairy Store Specials:
Single dip waffle cone $1.51
Cheeseburgers $1.51
Kid's Meals $1.51
Fried Farmstead cheese curds $3.99

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Young's Jersey Dairy in Clark County near Yellow Springs is celebrating its 150th anniversary.
Young's Jersey Dairy in Clark County near Yellow Springs is celebrating its 150th anniversary.

Credit: Photo: Young's Jersey Dairy

Credit: Photo: Young's Jersey Dairy

Golden Jersey Inn Specials:
Cheeseburgers $1.51
Kid's Meals $1.51
Fried Farmstead cheese curds $3.99

Young’s Farmstead Cheese Specials: 

Special sampler package of four kinds of Young’s Farmstead Cheese, $7.99

Two samplers featuring eight of Young’s farmstead cheeses

Udders & Putters Specials:
Game of miniature golf $1.51
Medium bucket of golf balls $1.51

MOMENTS IN YOUNG’S HISTORY (Source: Young’s)

1869: Young family relatives built the famous red barn.

Around 1945: Hap Young bought the 60-acre farm and house shortly after the end of World War II.

1958: The family began selling fresh Jersey milk to the public.

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1960: The Youngs built and opened their first real dairy store.

1968: The family built part of its current dairy store.

1990: Young mascots — Cowtherine, Barnabe,  Cafleen and Cowvin  — are born.

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1993: Young's adds its first activity at Udders and Putters, its 18-hole farm theme miniature golf course.

1995: The drive range is added.

Young’s Jersey Dairy hosts an annual celebration each Memorial Day. Guests spent the days enjoying ice cream, miniature golf, the driving range, batting cages, slides and carnival rides. PHOTO / TOM GILLIAM PHOTOGRAPHY
Young’s Jersey Dairy hosts an annual celebration each Memorial Day. Guests spent the days enjoying ice cream, miniature golf, the driving range, batting cages, slides and carnival rides. PHOTO / TOM GILLIAM PHOTOGRAPHY

Credit: Tom Gilliam

Credit: Tom Gilliam

1996: The nine position batting cage opens.

1998: The Golden Jersey Inn, a full-service restaurant, opens.

1999: Barnabe's Walnut Grove is built for picnics, reunions and other functions.

Young’s Jersey Dairy now sells cheese curds from its food truck. AMELIA ROBINSON/STAFF
Young’s Jersey Dairy now sells cheese curds from its food truck. AMELIA ROBINSON/STAFF

2000: A second mini golf course is added.

2008: Cowvin's Fast Slide, a 30-foot slide, opens.

2009: The family starts making Young's Farmstead Cheese.

2017: Young's on the Moove, a food truck is launched.

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WANT TO GO? 

WHAT: Young's 150th Birthday Celebration

WHERE: 6880 Springfield-Xenia Road, Yellow Springs

WHEN: Friday to Monday, Jan. 18-21

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