Author: Will Gilmer

Lessons learned from my Dad

My sister and I were blessed to grow up in a Christian home with a mom and dad that loved us and were (and remain) engaged in our lives. And since today is Fathers Day, I thought I would share with you a few of the many lessons I’ve learned from my dad…

Lessons learned from my Dad

My sister and I were blessed to grow up in a Christian home with a mom and dad that loved us and were (and remain) engaged in our lives. And since today is Fathers Day, I thought I would share with you a few of the many lessons I’ve learned from my dad…

Gilmer Dairy Farm featured in Birmingham News article

Last week we were joined in the milking barn for a couple of hours by Jon Reed, a reporter for The Birmingham News and AL.com, who was working on a story about the gradual disappearance of Alabama dairy farms over the past few years. His article, “Wher…

Gilmer Dairy Farm featured in Birmingham News article

Last week we were joined in the milking barn for a couple of hours by Jon Reed, a reporter for The Birmingham News and AL.com, who was working on a story about the gradual disappearance of Alabama dairy farms over the past few years. His article, “Wher…

Catching up before we get caught up

Hello, y’all…it’s been a while. After a long blogging hiatus attributed primarily to my preference to nap during meal breaks rather than type away on my old, slow desktop computer, I’m back to let you know what’s been happening on Gilmer Dairy Farm a…

Catching up before we get caught up

Hello, y’all…it’s been a while. After a long blogging hiatus attributed primarily to my preference to nap during meal breaks rather than type away on my old, slow desktop computer, I’m back to let you know what’s been happening on Gilmer Dairy Farm a…

In Memory of my “Daddy G”, Gray Gilmer

Twenty years ago today my grandfather, Gray Gilmer, passed away at the age of 82. He was the youngest of his parents’ nine children, was born and raised on the farm our family still calls home, and established the dairy my father and I operate today. A…

In Memory of my “Daddy G”, Gray Gilmer

Twenty years ago today my grandfather, Gray Gilmer, passed away at the age of 82. He was the youngest of his parents’ nine children, was born and raised on the farm our family still calls home, and established the dairy my father and I operate today. A…

We Survived the Snowpocalypse

After surviving the “Deep Freeze of 2014” earlier this month, we’ve had to brace ourselves and our farm for yet another blast of frigid Arctic air. The temperature may not fall quite as far or remain below the freezing mark for as many consecutive hour…

We Survived the Snowpocalypse

After surviving the “Deep Freeze of 2014” earlier this month, we’ve had to brace ourselves and our farm for yet another blast of frigid Arctic air. The temperature may not fall quite as far or remain below the freezing mark for as many consecutive hour…