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DAIRYHILLBOYBack in the day, Southwest Portland’s gently sloping hills were home to an impressive number of dairy companies, courtesy of our young city’s thriving Swiss and Dutch immigrant population. Inspired by the neighborhood’s rich dairy history, I decided that
Hillsdale was the perfect home for
When I opened   And, in a nod to the area’s roots as a dairy center, I still source most of my products from Alpenrose Dairy, who 100 years ago opened its first facility just down the road from Dairy Hill’s current home.

Portland is rightfully proud of its reputation as a cutting-edge culinary hotbed, but . I opened Dairy Hill Ice Cream for just such moments–a place where my family’s friends and neighbors can comfortably gather to enjoy the sweet treats of yesteryear. Come home to Dairy Hill!

-Uri Kushner and Family