Why Milk is My Backbone

Why Milk is My Backbone

We are so proud of our New England Dairy & Food Council intern Elle Purrier who just returned from the U.S. Trials for the 3,000-meter steeplechase! Purrier is an undergraduate student at University of New Hampshire in the Nutrition and Wellness program. She is from Montgomery, Vermont where she grew up on her family’s dairy farm. She is this …

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May is National Osteoporosis Month

May is National Osteoporosis Month

May is a busy month with Mother’s Day, graduations, barbecues and Memorial Day on the mind—one of the last things you may be thinking about this month is your bone health! Did you know that one in two women and up to one in four men over age 50 will break a bone due to osteoporosis? It’s …

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TIME and Today Show: The Skinny on Milk Fat

TIME and Today Show: The Skinny on Milk Fat

In the Ferrari household, we go through a LOT of full-fat dairy. My 16-month-old daughter drinks at least 20-24 ounces of whole milk every day, and my husband and I eat yogurt and cheese like they are going out of style. So needless to say, I am STOKED about what I am about to tell …

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Fuel Your Morning with Protein

Fuel Your Morning with Protein

Feeling sluggish this morning? Weekday mornings, especially this time of year, beckon us to stay in bed with the covers pulled tight. Getting little ones out the door and ready to go seems even harder this time of year too. There could be another reason why you are feeling sluggish these days. Have you checked …

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EXPLORING THE CONNECTION BETWEEN FARMING & FOOD

EXPLORING THE CONNECTION BETWEEN FARMING & FOOD

Autumn in New England is my favorite time of year. The vibrant colors, the crisp evening temperatures and the first day when it’s cold enough outside to wear boots all remind me why I love living in New England. But in addition to the fall foliage and fashion, one thing that brings me a lot …

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Success Starts with School Breakfast! (#SchoolBreakfast)

Success Starts with School Breakfast! (#SchoolBreakfast)

Happy National School Breakfast Week! School breakfast is an easy, affordable and accessible way to make a huge difference in the lives of kids. Research shows that eating a healthy breakfast at school can help students achieve higher test scores, better attention spans, better attendance at school, fewer visits to the school nurse, and fewer …

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