Lochmead Farms dairy products reach customers within 48 hours of milking. Founder Howard Gibson’s father, H.H. Gibson, once taught vocational agriculture at Oregon State University, and several family members are alumni. Oregon State interns help with food science, and several times a year, Lochmead donates products to campus groups focused on food and farming. Founded in 1941, the Junction City, Oregon company has 44 DARI MART stores located between Albany and Cottage Grove and more than 500 employees.