Meet Your Neighborhood Milkman: Charlie Freeland

Charlie is the great-grandson of Benjamin Smith, the founder of Smith Brothers Farms, and has been a milkman since 2007. Outside of work Charlie enjoys playing golf and bowling with his friends.

Say hi to Charlie in the comment section below!


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6/16/2019 10:45 AM
Thank you for being our milkman. We appreciate your hard work and enjoy receiving our order from Smith Brothers.
5/19/2020 5:44 PM
Charlie is just the greatest!  Reliable, friendly and considerate service.  We love having Smith Brothers delivered!
6/25/2020 4:24 PM
Thank you for all your hard work.
6/25/2020 4:31 PM
Thank you for delivering even during this crazy Covid stuff. Saving our family from having to go to the store as much.  So appreciated.
6/25/2020 4:49 PM
Thanks for your faithful deliveries of our milk and eggs each week. Happy Milkman Day!
6/25/2020 5:13 PM
I've only had one delivery so far but I know you work hard. So thank you for all you do! and for the future deliveries!
6/25/2020 5:40 PM
Happy National Milkman Day, Charlie!  We look forward to the day when we can once again greet you in person when you make our delivery.  Your smiley face has always been such a bonus to our day!

Carol & Ken Smith
6/25/2020 5:56 PM
Thank you for your service. My children and now my grandchildren can tell the difference in taste of Smith brothers milk than any other and prefer what the call real milk
6/25/2020 5:59 PM
We started our milk delivery up again after years of pausing and we are so happy we did. Thank you for delivering all the fresh dairy and other items. It’s always nice to know you will be coming on Friday, the consistency is so nice.
6/25/2020 6:47 PM
You're the best Charlie! We look forward to your visit every week.
6/25/2020 6:51 PM
Hi Charlie!  
We miss seeing you weekly hope you and your family are doing well!  We wanted to drop by and say thank you for delivering our milk when you did.  We appreciate you and maybe will see you again soon.
Take care!
The Durkin family.
6/25/2020 7:08 PM
Thanks, Charlie!  I always appreciate your smile!  It can be December or July and you always have a smile on your face!  You are the BEST!  Jim and Debbie Roberts
6/25/2020 7:08 PM
Glad to see you are keeping your heritage in the family !!..Thanks for the service just like the Post Office in all kinds of weather and world conditions !!
6/25/2020 8:20 PM
Thanks so much for your faithful delivery of wonderful Smith  Brothers Farm milk.  We have been customers now for over 30 years and still appreciate the milk and the service!
6/25/2020 8:27 PM
Hi Charlie!!  I miss seeing you every week and hope you are doing well and enjoying life with your family.  Happy milkman day!
God bless,
The Ludwig family :)
6/25/2020 9:04 PM
Thanks for your hard work, i never have the chance to meet you in person but one day we gonna have the chance to say thank you. Muchas gracias y feliz día del Lechero✌️😃. Otoqui y Naomi
6/25/2020 9:25 PM
Happy National Milkman’s Day!
Thank you & Smith Brothers Farms for such great service for many years! We always look forward to getting fresh & great tasting products.
Have a Great summer & stay safe! 😁
The Suttons
6/25/2020 10:34 PM
Thank you for all you do! We have 4 boys and look forward to this order every time. We appreciate your hard work!!
6/26/2020 6:48 AM
Thanks for all you do! My daughter always looks forward to loading up her little shopping cart with our weekly goodies to bring in the house. She gets so excited when she hears the milk box open and close. We appreciate you through this strange time we are in!
6/26/2020 7:06 AM
Thanks Charlie, for your hard work and dedication, I couldn’t have asked for a better milkman.
6/26/2020 8:16 AM
Thank you for delivering all our favorite and yummy products. always a smile. You got us through the pandemic with fresh supplies. Much Appreciated. Belinda
6/26/2020 8:34 AM
Hi Charlie!  Thank you for all the work you have been doing for folks stuck at home at this time!
6/26/2020 12:24 PM
Happy National Milkman Day!!  Keep up the good work!
6/26/2020 12:32 PM
Charlie, you are the best! Your smile always brightens my Friday. Thank you!
6/26/2020 2:05 PM
Happy Milkman Day Charlie!  You are always friendly and reliable - we are lucky to have you working our route.  Thanks for your hard work and dedication.  

Heather & Steve Scheer
6/27/2020 12:05 AM
Happy National Milkman Day , Mr. Charlie!!
Thank you for delivering our milk and yogurts!  We appreciate your hard work. Looking forward to meet and thank you in person. We’re praying for your safety always! Have a wonderful and fantabulous Summer! ❤️ The Decena
6/27/2020 2:31 PM
Shout out to you, Charlie! We really enjoyed having you as our milkman and miss your cheery face. Hope all is well with your family, and thank you for delivering to us!
Cindy (-;
6/28/2020 12:44 PM
Thank you for your great service, extra hours during this time and always with a smile. Not having to go to the store as often and trusting you and Smith Bros products has really helped. Good health to you and your family.

Dee and Steve Ashmore
6/28/2020 12:51 PM
Happy National Milkman Day Charlie! We are so grateful for the dedication and spirit that you share with us and all your customers. You are an enduring example of how a local business builds community. Thank you!!!
9/20/2023 8:42 PM
Thank you so much for our milk + all the yummys! We appreciate you!!