National Ice Cream Day is Sunday July 17, 2022 in Greater Gardner MA

Vanilla is the most popular flavor with just over 25 percent of all ice cream sales in the United States. According to New England Today, Maple Walnut Ice Cream is a favorite in Massachusetts featuring creamy maple ice cream studded with crunchy walnuts.  It is said that Quaker colonists introduced ice cream to the United States.   Even our First President George Washington liked ice cream, records from a New York merchant showing him spending $200 on it in the summer of 1790.

Besides the neighborhood grocery store, Popular local places for Ice Cream include: Friendly’s at 18 Pearson Boulevard in Gardner, Kay’s Dairy Bar in Westminster, Lickity Splitz at 231 Main Street, Winchendon, Murdock Dairy Farm at 62 Elmwood Road, Winchendon, Ice Cream at the Kitchen Garden,268 Baldwinville Road, Templeton,  King Phillip Dairy Bar on Route 2A Phillipston, Anne’s Dairy Drive in Orange, and the Ice Cream Shop at Ashburnham Wine and Spirits, 3 Memorial Drive, Ashburnham.

Enjoy your Ice Cream!