Historic photo of farm from 1908 with house, barn, and corn crib

An Introduction to Gibralter Farms and Our Dream of Increasing Your Connection to Food

We are John and Sarah Gilbert, the 5th generation of Gilberts to live on, farm, and care for land in Hardin County in central Iowa. Along with John’s parents, John W. and Beverly, we operate Gibralter Farms, a name chosen by John’s grandfather when he first registered his Brown Swiss dairy cows in the early 1930’s.

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Why Connection to Food Matters

We live in interesting times. Technology has given us more information at our fingertips than world leaders had a few decades ago and more comforts than royalty had a century ago; and through the internet and social media, we have the ability to connect with people all over the world. Yet we have become increasingly disconnected; disconnected from each other, disconnected from nature, and disconnected from the thing that sustains us: food.

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