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Ice Cream: To Cook or Not to Cook?

There’s a big debate in the recipe (and ice cream lovers) world about the need to cook an ice cream base or not. The answer is really up to your preference and time commitment to making the ice cream base. A cooked ice cream, also [...]

Music and Milk at Nashville’s Rock ‘N’ Roll Marathon

You’ll probably find more sneakers than boots hitting the ground on Broadway in Nashville, Tennessee this weekend as more than 25,000 runners are set to compete in the 19th annual Rock ‘n Roll Marathon Series® race. The course begins among Nashville’s famous honky-tonk bars, ends [...]

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. Dairy farmers use these practices to benefit their [...]

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 all of the outside surfaces. While we battle our [...]

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 [...]