From Farm to Family Virtual Event

Enjoy a fun night of recipe sharing and activities!

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 for FREE.


Event includes: 

  • A kid-friendly butter making activity with Marisa Kaplita, CT FoodCorps Service Member
  • A grilled cheese demo with Chrissy Carroll, Registered Dietitian and Food Blogger
  • A mini dairy farm tour with Connecticut dairy farmer Kies Orr
  • Dairy trivia and a physical activity break with New England Patriots player Chase Winovich

Snap a photo of your family enjoying From Farm to Family night and share it on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter, tagging us @NewEnglandDairy.

Funding for this project was paid for by New England Dairy and the Connecticut Milk Promotion Board.

Find event resources to download below.  

Event Resources

  • Discover Dairy Activity Book

    Eight dairy educational activities ranging from sequencing milk’s journey from farm to table, word search, fill in the blank, decoding, recipes, snack pairing, and more. Recommended for grades K-5.

    View & Download
  • Guide to a Great Grilled Cheese

    This resource will include tips for experimenting with different cheeses, ingredients, spreads, and breads!

    View & Download
  • How To Make Butter in a Jar

    A step-by-step guide on how to make homemade butter in a jar.

    View & Download

Event Special Guests


Marisa Kaplita is the FoodCorps Service Member for New London, CT in 2020-2021. FoodCorps goal is to connect kids to healthy foods.

Chrissy Carroll is a registered dietitian, blogger, and social media enthusiast. On her blog, Snacking in Sneakers, she shares posts about balancing food, fun, and fitness.

Kies Orr is a fourth-generation dairy farmer from Fort Hill Farms in Thompson, CT.

Chase Winovich is the Defensive Lineman for the New England Patriots and our current Fuel Up to Play 60 Player Ambassador.

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