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

Smoothie – Yogurt Parfait Grant Opportunity Deadline 1/31/20 

New England Dairy is excited to announce a funding opportunity from New England Dairy Farmers to eligible schools in CT, MA, NH, RI & VT to support equipment and marketing needs associated with starting a new smoothie or yogurt parfait program. Funds must be spent on the equipment needed to start the program such as but not limited to blenders, food bars, and/or yogurt dispensers. Funding is limited and will be awarded based on strength of plan, and potential impact. 

Submit your application to by midnight on January 31, 2020.

If you need an application for more than four schools, please email a request to  

Students love smoothies!

Smoothies are a great way to encourage consumption of low-fat and fat-free dairy at school. Add smoothies to your menu or give your existing program a boost. Use our brand new Dairy Good Smoothies marketing resources and make it happen!

Always consult USDA’s official guidance on offering smoothies with Child Nutrition Programs for directions on how to credit smoothies.

Funding opportunities through Fuel Up to Play 60 are available thanks to the support of New England Dairy Farm Families. Schools must use our Dairy Good Smoothies marketing resources when applying for a smoothie grant. Visit our Fuel Up to Play 60 page to learn more about how to apply for these funds. Check out our equipment page for information on commercial blenders appropriate for use in school smoothie programs.

To properly view and print the Word and PowerPoint files below, you will need to download the Atomico and Lato fonts first. Directions for adding fonts to your computer can be found online.

Dairy Good Smoothies

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Marketing Kit Fonts, Logos & Style Guide Atomico and Lato font for download, various dairy good smoothie logos, and style guide. Download Resources
Marketing Kit Resources Recipe guide and marketing tips, menu sign templates, and point of purchase signs. Download Resources
Additional Resources Various contest resources, posters, social media toolkit, and more! Download Resources

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