Dairy Farm to School

Dairy is fresh, local, and always in season.

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.

Discover Dairy

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.

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

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Dairy Farm to School

  • Group of students on a dairy farm petting a cow
    Dairy Farm to School Marketing

    Help students understand where milk comes from and the role local dairy farm families play.

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  • Virtual Farm Tours

    Visit a dairy farm right from your classroom. Check out our virtual farm tour videos, curriculum, and resources.

    Virtual Farm Tours
  • farm family in cow pasture
    Meet Your Local Dairy Farmers

    Farm families are the cornerstone of New England Dairy. Get to know your local farmer!

    Meet the Farm Families
  • Girl working on paper presentation about dairy farmers

    Connect the cafeteria and classroom with resources that teach students about dairy nutrition and farming.

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  • blueberry yogurt smoothie

    Smoothies are a great way to serve local dairy, fruits, and vegetables in a way that kids love.

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  • Students Planting Garden Together
    Local Farm to School Partners

    Organizations in New England promoting local foods in schools.

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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.

Access Recording & Event Resources

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