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Dairy Farmers Celebrate the Earth Every Day

Did you know dairy farmers like to call themselves the original environmentalists? Every year, people around the world celebrate Earth Day on April 22, but dairy farmers celebrate this holiday every day by using sustainable farming practices. Farmers use these practices to benefit their farm [...]

Pack the Perfect Picnic

Spring has officially sprung: the warm sunshine is starting to peep its way through the clouds, trees are showing off their fresh green leaves and, unfortunately for most, a thick layer of yellow pollen is coating any outside surfaces. But, while we battle our allergies, [...]

Say Cheese, Grilled Please

A grilled cheese sandwich holds many memories for kids and adults alike. With National Grilled Cheese Day around the corner, it’s time to look at why grilled cheese is a fun and nutritious addition to many eating plans. Like all dairy, cheese is a beneficial [...]

Why I Farm

It’s a question I have been asked several times, and honestly some days it’s a question I ask myself. To give you a little background, I am a third-generation dairy farmer in Virginia on my family farm, Richlands Dairy. I work with my dad, brother, [...]

Born to Farm

I was born to farm­. I can’t help it. My roots run deep in agriculture. Ever since I was a young boy, I’ve been involved on my family’s diversified farm. We have laying hens, guineas, quail, goats, four Border Collies and a cat on our [...]

Dairy and Frozen Foods: Two Ways to Go Further with Food this Month

When most people think of March, they may think of St. Patrick’s Day, the beginning of Spring or even March Madness basketball. As a registered dietitian nutritionist, I automatically think National Nutrition Month®! This month’s theme happens to be “Go Further with Food,” which ties [...]

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with this Wholesome Shamrock Shake

St. Patrick’s Day is March 17th, and it’s a holiday all about treating ourselves to gold-foiled chocolate candies, Irish tea cakes, and any sweet that we can squeeze some drops of green food coloring into. But what about celebrating the holiday in a more natural [...]

March Madness: The Four Nutrients to Get Players to the Final Four

This time of year, the weather is changing for the better, the sun starts shining a little longer and, of course, basketball– and lots of it! While U2 is rocking the theme song for this year’s March Madness, I’m making picks for what matters in [...]

Healthy Habits for Better Sleep

Sleep doesn’t always come easy. In fact, nearly 70 million Americans suffer from sleep problems, and many of us fall short of the recommended seven to nine hours of sleep per night. Healthy habits support good sleep, and with a few adjustments in your lifestyle, [...]