History of Moser Farm Dairy, an Ellington Icon

Moser Dairy has been an icon in Ellington Connecticut since 1900, and all who grew up in town can surely remember warm summer evenings lined up waiting for ice cream while petting the baby animals in their mini-farm in the 1960s and 1970s. This is a story that spans four generations, and of remarkable achievement through hard work and the willingness to take chances and embrace change. Moser Brothers Come to America Brothers John and Benedict Moser emigrated from the village of Diessbach Switzerland in Canton Bern in the 1890s along with a growing number of Swiss who settled in the Rockville and Ellington area. Benedict came first in 1891 followed by John, who arrived in 1892. John kept a j

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