New England Dairy Innovation Kit

Dairy: Good for your body, good for the planet

Inspire & Empower Students

We know students are interested in where their food comes from and how food choices affect the health of their bodies, communities, and the planet. This kit focuses on dairy foods and dairy farming in New England.

Students will:

  • Learn about the role dairy plays in a healthy diet
  • Engage in solution-oriented conversations to generate innovative ideas to address a specific challenge
  • Gain an increased knowledge of dairy’s role in sustainable food systems
  • Feel empowered to be change-makers in their community

Access the Kit

“The kit helped me learn more about dairy and dairy farmers through enjoyable lessons. It provided information on what is healthy for you/your body. Your new knowledge on dairy products will surprise you!” – New England Student, Pilot Program Participant

Dairy: Good for Your Body

Nutritionists and doctors know from scientific research that dairy foods like milk, cheese, and yogurt supply quality nutrition in each serving, which can be a challenge to easily make up for from other foods. This video takes a closer look at some of the nutrients dairy foods provide that are needed for healthy brains and bodies.

Lácteos: Bueno Para Tu Cuerpo

Nutricionistas y doctores saben por investigación científica que los productos lácteos como leche, queso, y el yogurt suministran nutrición de calidad en cada porción, lo cual puede ser un reto para completar fácilmente de otros alimentos.

Additional Resources

Title Description
Dairy's Tie to Renewable Energy Learn about sustainable practices the dairy industry is using to achieve greenhouse gas neutrality. Learn More
Virtual Farm Tours Help your students make a personal connection to a New England dairy farmer from the comfort of your own classroom or home. View Recordings

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