Dairy Farm to School

Dairy is fresh, local, and always in season.


Make dairy farming “come alive” for your students with Adopt a CowThe Adopt A Cow Program provides year-long virtual experience for students to care for a calf, learn about her life on the farm, interact with a local dairy farmer and bring New England agriculture into your classroom. The program is ideal for both virtual and in-person learning.


Bring the dairy farm into your classroom with Discover Dairy! This resource for educators includes the popular Adopt A Cow Program, dairy education curriculum incorporating Common CORE and STEM standards and a variety of activities and videos targeted to Elementary and Middle School students. LEARN MORE.

Funding for this program was provided by New England Dairy and the Connecticut Milk Promotion Board. 

We offer FREE education & promotion resources that connect students to dairy.

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It only takes about 48 hours for milk to travel from the farm to you. Use the additional 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.

From Farm to Family Night

On April 22, 2021, New England Dairy hosted our first-ever virtual From Farm to Family night for families with children in grades K-5.

Click the link below to access the recorded event and associated resources to participate.

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