Dairy is fresh, local and always in season.

Use the resources and activities below to help your students understand where their milk comes from and the role dairy farm families play in producing a wholesome, nutritious product that goes from the farm to glass in as little as two days.

Dairy Harvest of the Month

Looking for ideas on how to celebrate Dairy Harvest of the Month at your school?  You’ve come to the right place!

Here are a few fun ideas:

Work with School Food Service to offer our new School Meal Recipes featuring dairy for students to try.

Host an assembly and invite a local dairy farmer to talk about the work they do to produce nutrient-rich foods.

Coordinate a field trip to a local dairy farm.

Host a smoothie-making contest at your school!

 

 

         

 

Dairy Education Resources

Use the educator guide and activities from these 3 reproducible handouts along with a colorful classroom wall poster to help your students make a personal connection to the farmers in your region responsible for the nutritious dairy products they consume every day.

Activities take students to two Vermont dairy farms through online 360º videos that let them control their mouse, so they can explore aspects of each farm as they learn how New England dairy farmers’ care for their cows helps protect our environment with sustainable farming practices and 21st-century technology.

Dairy Activities

These activity cards provide hands-on “how-to” make butter, ice cream and yogurt on the front side. The back side asks science questions incorporating dairy into STEM learning.

How to Make Butter

How to Make Ice Cream

How to Make Yogurt

Get students energized, moving and ready to learn with these fun yoga poses!

Mooga Poster 11×17

Mooga Children 1

Mooga Children 2

For more fun Mooga resources visit Dairy Council of Florida.

Additional Farm to School Resources