Avalon Dairy Ltd

AVALON DAIRY LTD began in 1906 when Jeremiah Crowley and his wife Maud arrived from Newfoundland and bought a farm in S VANCOUVER. Jeremiah (1875–1950) worked as an iron moulder and Maud (1876–1956) ran the farm and its growing herd until 1913, when the Crowleys turned to DAIRY FARMING full-time. In 1931 the business lost all its cows to bovine tuberculosis; since then Avalon has bottled and delivered milk produced elsewhere. As Jeremiah and Maud grew older the dairy was managed by their...

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