Erin Barkey

Program Coordinator, Consumer Events


Erin Barkey is a retired dairy farmer from Windsor, Colorado who travels with June the Animatronic Cow to educate consumers about dairy. She is passionate about the industry she has spent a lifetime in and loves being able to teach people about where their milk comes from. Erin also gives tours at the historic Bee Family Farm, is a member of the Colorado Foundation for Agriculture, volunteers with 4-H, teaches Sunday school and mentors at her local middle school. She has 3 grown children and enjoys camping, hiking, skiing, crafts and raising livestock. 

Favorite Physical Activity:
Working with and caring for dairy animals.

Weirdest Thing You’ve Ever Eaten:
Guinea pig.

Best Advice You’ve Ever Received:
Take the bull by the horns!