About Us


Sue McCloskey

Sue McCloskey is the co-founder of Fair Oaks Farms, which opened in 2004 and is now recognized as the No. 1 agritourism destination in the Midwest. Located in northwest Indiana, Fair Oaks Farms draws more than 600,000 visitors each year, including at least 50,000 students on school trips, to its dairy, pig and crop adventures, allowing visitors to see and learn more about modern farming. Prior to establishing Fair Oaks Farms, McCloskey and her husband ran a successful dairy veterinary consulting practice in southern California before moving to New Mexico to start a 5,000-cow dairy farm. In New Mexico, they created Select Milk Producers, which is currently the fifth largest milk cooperative in the country. In 1999, McCloskey moved to Indiana to create one of the largest dairy farms in the country and simultaneously opened Fair Oaks Farms. She has previously served as the creative director for Fair Oaks Farms as well as a spokesperson for Fairlife, Select's dairy-based health and wellness company. McCloskey has also served on the Board of Trustees for Culver Academies in Culver, Indiana.