For 100 years, we’ve had the great fortune of supporting local farms while providing the best dairy to the people of Maine and beyond. It’s been one heck of a century, we’re pretty excited to make the next one even better.
Header photo: Collections of City of Portland — Planning and Development
Founded—Oakhurst delivers its milk via horse-drawn wagons over two routes.
Oakhurst moves plant to new building on Forest Avenue in Portland.
Oakhurst expands its wholesale business to include Maine General Hospital and the area’s public schools.
Oakhurst completes an expansion of its processing plant, allowing it to produce up to 40,000 quarts of milk a day, a three-fold increase over its previous capacity.
Oakhurst ends home delivery of milk.
Oakhurst Dairy—a favorite for many. Imagine our surprise when THE Ernest P. Worrell was included among us! We loved this partnership and miss him dearly.
The early 90s were an interesting time for all of us, fashion-wise. To be honest, we kinda love the look of these old packages—throwback time, anybody?
In 1993, Stanley T. Bennett II, president of Oakhurst Dairy, organizes the “Millennium Tree Challenge” to restore trees in communities throughout Maine.
Ahhh yes, the dawn of the internet. Chat rooms. The screech of the modem. The extra. Slow. speeds. Hey, we’re early adopters—not bad for a first site!
In 2000, Oakhurst becomes the first US dairy to label its milk products with the statement: “Our Farmers’ Pledge: No Artificial Growth Hormones.”
Oakhurst becomes the first dairy in the United States to convert its delivery fleet to biodiesel.
Oakhurst wins Business of the Year from The Maine Environmental Education Association; and the U.S. Dairy Sustainability Award for Outstanding Dairy Processing & Manufacturing.
Oakhurst launches “Oakhurst After School” to help end child hunger in Maine.