From Farm to Family Virtual Event

Enjoy a fun night of recipe sharing and activities! Watch the recording and download resources from the virtual event that took place on April 22, 2021.

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.

Download event resources below.  

Event Resources

  • 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
  • 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

Event Special Guests


Marisa Kaplita is the 2020-2021 FoodCorps Service Member for New London, CT. 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 a former Defensive Lineman for the New England Patriots and former Fuel Up to Play 60 Player Ambassador.

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