Town of Mansfield, CT

Celebrate National Ice Cream Month in Mansfield!

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! If you need more encouragement to indulge your sweet tooth, July is National Ice Cream Month! Mansfield is home to several unique creameries and ice cream shops, all with plenty of flavors to tempt you. Start planning your ice cream tour of Mansfield now!



Farmer's Cow Calfe & Creamery
86 Storrs Road, Mansfield Center

   The Farmer’s Cow Calfe is proud to serve their own ice cream, made from milk sourced from the six family farms in eastern Connecticut that make up the Farmer’s Cow. Bring your appetite: In addition to ice cream, hungry visitors can indulge in a variety of sandwiches, wraps, paninis, soups, and salads. And, be sure to check out their unique milk bar featuring an ever-changing selection of flavored milks!  
   Insomnia Cookies
1 Dog Lane, Suite 107, Downtown Storrs
  When you're looking for a sweet, cold treat in another form, head over to Insomnia Cookies for one of their signature "Wiches!" Pick your favorite ice cream flavor and your favorite cookie for a delicious pairing. Or, try your favorite cookie a la mode - add a scoop of ice cream to any of their fresh-baked cookies!

Red Barn Creamery at Stearns Farm Stand
483 Browns Road, Storrs

   If you’d like to enjoy your ice cream with a view, head over to the Red Barn Creamery at Stearns Farm Stand. Try some homemade ice cream and take in the scenes of rolling hills of farmland. Get your grocery shopping done, too! Stearns Farm Stand offers local native fruit and vegetables, pies, breads, yogurt, milk, and more!  

 UConn Dairy Bar
3636 Horsebarn Hill Road Ext, Storrs

   The most quintessential Mansfield ice cream experience is arguably found at the UConn Dairy Bar. The Dairy Bar makes its ice cream from milk from UConn’s dairy herd and cream from Mountain Dairy in Storrs. You can take a peek at the ice cream being made while you contemplate your order. The Dairy Bar offers a rotating menu with some standards available year-round and others just seasonally. Enjoy your treats inside in the retro-cool space or outside at one of the many picnic tables. Or, stroll over to Horsebarn Hill, say hello to the cows, and take a walk around one of the most picturesque spots on the UConn campus!  

Click here for a Google map of these great ice cream destinations!


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