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March 6, 2024

From The Farm to Schools

What we eat plays a significant role in our overall health, energy and mental health which is why it’s important to incorporate protein, whole wheat, dairy, fruits and vegetables into our diet. Nutrient dense meals are vital for growing and developing children especially for the first meal of the day, breakfast. When kids start their […]

August 15, 2023

Moo-ve over summer, Milk 101 is in session!

Putting Your Best Hoof Forward  Waking up early for school can be challenging for some children, but a balanced breakfast can help kiddos kick-start their day. Studies have shown that eating a balanced breakfast contributes to higher standardized testing results, better brain function, and higher performance on exams in children. So what does a healthy […]

August 11, 2022

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 virtually adopt a dairy calf. Learn with Cottonwood Dairy […]

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 […]

August 14, 2020

Back-to-School Nutrition Tips for Parents during COVID-19

There’s no denying that this back-to-school season is like no other. Whether your child attends in-person classes or practices social distance learning, this school year will be different for everyone. Aside from buying school supplies and getting to know your child’s new teacher, take some time to plan out what your weekly meals will look […]

March 7, 2020

National School Breakfast Week

Dairy Council of Nevada’s Fuel Up to Play 60 program partnered with Clark County School District (CCSD) to celebrate National School Breakfast Week with events for students, including a visit from Raiders Hunter Renfrow, who fueled up for breakfast with Rancho High School students. Hunter Renfrow talked with students to encourage them to fuel up […]

September 24, 2019

Refueling with Dairy for Young Athletes

From football to soccer and gymnastics to ballet, no matter the type of workout, recovering and refueling afterward is just as important as before and during the workout. Kids are often on the go and let’s face it, think they’re pretty invincible, but helping them fuel their body right is important for their growth and […]

August 28, 2019

Fuel Up to Play 60: Moovement and Milk

Whether they plan on being a musician, physician, athlete or something entirely different, kids dream big. While there are a lot of things that go into supporting kids’ dreams, good nutrition and physical activity are key to helping fuel their greatness. This is why the National Dairy Council partnered with the NFL to form Fuel […]

August 14, 2019

Including Dairy in Back to School Nutrition

August is back to school month for most of us and as we all gear up for a season of education, it is important to take a moment to think about nutrition, too. Days and weeks get busy quickly with no shortage of activities for kids and families during the school year. Busier days sometimes […]

July 9, 2019

Dairy Council® of Nevada Summer Food Service Program 2019

School’s out for summer! For most kids, summer break means late nights, no homework, and lots of fun. But for some children, summer break can mean uncertainty about meals. Summer food service programs provide the nutritional bridge between the end of one school year and the beginning of the next. Summer food service programs provide […]