The Best State & County Fairs: Find One Near You!

The Best State & County Fairs: Find One Near You!

2019 Agricultural Fairs Find a fair to visit this Summer and Fall!   Fair season is in full swing!  These fairs and events remain some of the best ways to reconnect with our region’s agricultural history.  Nowadays, many people are several generations removed from the farm. However, many of us eat local foods (like dairy) …

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Cool Down with Adult Dairy Cocktails

Cool Down with Adult Dairy Cocktails

There’s still plenty of summer left and several hot days ahead. While the kids are splashing in the pool, the adults may like a splash of a different kind—adult beverages. Have some yogurt in your next drink.  That’s right.  Dairy can really take your drink experience to the next level.  Not only are there great …

What You Didn’t Know About Cow’s Milk

What You Didn’t Know About Cow’s Milk

Cow’s milk is a staple in the American diet. Going back to the days of daily milk deliveries to your doorstep, milk has been relied upon for decades as the cornerstone of a healthy diet for young kids as well as adults. Whether using it for cooking, baking, or drinking it on its own, milk …

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It’s Cow Appreciation Day!

It’s Cow Appreciation Day!

Tuesday, July 9 is Cow Appreciation Day. To celebrate, we wanted to share some “dairy fun” 😉 cow facts! Check them out below! DYK: On average, a dairy cow weighs about 1,500 lbs. Cows are red-green colorblind. Good thing they don’t have to pick out clothes or worry about stoplights! Dairy cows produce about 6-7 gallons …

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Patriotic Pie – Strawberry Banana Cream

Patriotic Pie – Strawberry Banana Cream

Need a dessert that will “wow” the crowd at your 4th of July BBQ? Look no further than this award-winning and patriotic banana-cream pie. A few years ago, I entered this pie in a contest in my town for the 4th of July. The only rule was that you needed to include strawberry as an …

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Can Ice Cream Really Be For Breakfast?

Can Ice Cream Really Be For Breakfast?

Blog post written by University of New Hampshire dietetic intern Hailey Kuhl. – You may recall a previous post in which New England Dairy & Food Council debunked the idea of eating ice cream for breakfast. They gave some compelling reasons why it’s not the best choice, but what if the ice cream for breakfast dream might …

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