Downing Farm | Cork

Dairygold Co-op

Kevin and Bernie Downing are the fifth generation farmers to farm in Whitechurch. Kevin was brought up on a dairy farm and grew up with a love of the outdoor life working with animals. He took over the farm from his father in 2004. Their farm manager, Tom Carr, has been working alongside them for 35 years and is very much part of the family farm. Success to Kevin is being able to continuously improve the sustainability of the farm through better breeding and grass production, while also taking better care of the environment.

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 “Producing high quality food requires high quality standards and that's what we strive to achieve on a daily basis.”

“Producing high quality food requires high quality standards and that's what we strive to achieve on a daily basis.”

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 “For me, working at something you're passionate about never feels like work”

“For me, working at something you're passionate about never feels like work”

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 “We achieve high standards through continuous improvement of our processes, our produce, and our environmental issues.”

“We achieve high standards through continuous improvement of our processes, our produce, and our environmental issues.”

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 “Our  high  quality  genetics  is  fuelling  the  sustainability  of  our  dairy  farm “

“Our high quality genetics is fuelling the sustainability of our dairy farm “