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August 30, 2021

Join the Moo-vement. Adopt a Cow!

Looking for a new teacher’s assistant? A virtual pet for the classroom? How about something to look after that’s a little bigger than a hamster or guinea pig? Look no further. Discover Dairy has brought the Adopt a Cow program to Nevada. Now, your class can look after a 1,500-pound dairy cow. Learn with Cottonwood […]

October 28, 2020

National Farm to School Month: Celebrating Our Community Food Systems

This year marks the 10th anniversary of National Farm to School Month, a time to recognize and celebrate the connection between children and local food. Now more than ever, we know that it takes a community to feed a community. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm to School census, more than 42,500 schools […]

September 24, 2020

Hunger Action Month: Raise a Glass of Milk!

Millions of Americans struggle with hunger, including more than 10 million children. During Hunger Action Month (September) farmers across the country are taking a stand to help get milk to those who need it most. Milk is one of the most requested, but least donated items at food banks, which is why America’s dairy community […]

June 22, 2020

True Community Service

Dairy Month is a time to celebrate all things dairy, including dairy heroes in our community both on and off the farm.  Our dairy farmers are donating milk across the state, but they need help getting it to the people who truly need it. This is where Derrick Felder and his staff at Lutheran Social […]

June 10, 2020

From the Farm to Community Tables

Dairy Month is a time to celebrate all things dairy, including dairy heroes in our community.  The story of Sand Hill dairy started off over a decade ago with the vision of one man—Isidro Alves, his family, a small herd of dedicated cows and the dream to produce the most impossibly fresh dairy creations northern […]

June 5, 2020

National Dairy Month: Ready to Celebrate?

We know celebrations look a little different this year, but we are still inspired and excited that it is Dairy Month. Let’s be honest, we are always dreaming about dairy whether we are out exploring Nevada or having a meal with our families. We know what you are thinking, why a whole month to celebrate […]

June 3, 2020

Community Heroes

Dairy Month is a time to celebrate all things dairy, especially dairy heroes in our community.  Taking care of Nevadans is something our farmers have been doing for generations. It’s just The Milky Way. It’s so important to them to create wholesome, nutritious, and delicious dairy products our community can enjoy year-round. These local heroes […]

April 30, 2020

Initiative by Nevada’s Dairy Farmers Provides Milk for Families in Need

During these uncertain times, our local farmers want to contribute to local Nevada communities, so we are working together across the industry to help get dairy products to you and your family during these difficult times. We know milk is an important part of a nutritious diet for families and how it can be harder […]

April 14, 2020

Dairy Processes, Products & Safety During COVID-19

In these uncertain times, our local farmers are continuing to work hard to bring nutritious and safe dairy products to our local communities. While you may, occasionally, see empty shelves, we are here to assure you that there is no dairy shortage. Our farmers and essential dairy industry employees haven’t slowed down and neither have […]

January 30, 2020

Complete Touchdown Status by March 20th for a Special Invite!

Join us for our 2nd Annual Fuel Up to Play 60 Student Reward Summit! Who is invited to attend: Schools that complete all three Fuel Up to Play 60 Steps for Touchdown Status in the 2019-2020 school year by March 20th are eligible to invite one (1) program advisor and six (6) students to this […]

January 17, 2020

Success Story: Trikke Fitness Club

By: Deshundrick Johnson, Ralph Cadwallader Middle School Play: NFL FLAG-in-Schools — Get in the Game! Topics: Community Involvement Physical Activity Participation Teamwork Trikke Fitness Club is a three-wheeled self-propelled vehicle that is a fun and engaging way for students of all ages and skill levels to get cardio-respiratory, full-body exercise. With three points of contact […]

January 17, 2020

Success Story: CT Sewell Elementary is Moving in the Morning!

By: Bryan O’Farrell, Chester T Sewell Elementary School Play: Walk this Way — Start a Walking Club Topics: Community Involvement Physical Activity Participation Fuel Up to Play 60 students at C.T. Sewell Elementary have started a morning walking and jogging program that help us get moving in the morning! Students come and run/walk laps around […]