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St. Louis District Dairy Council offers a variety of programs, both in and out of the classroom, to help schools educate students on the importance of dairy foods as part of a healthy diet. These programs offer everything from grants to encourage healthy eating in schools to games and activities that teach lessons about dairy. And that's only the beginning.

Monica's Dish on Dairy: June Dairy Month

The natural nutrients found in dairy will be consistent and important for a healthy diet, and the St. Louis Dairy Council will continue with our “Boots on the Ground” approach to delivering dairy nutrition education. 

Kelsey's Dish on Dairy: “Moo-ving” Cafeterias Forward with High Technology Appliances

I am excited to see what smart equipment and even smarter ideas emerge from the applications. The potential of the machines is impressive, but it’s the people who operate them that continue to inspire me with their imagination and commitment to nutrition.

Maggie's Dish on Dairy: Brighten Your Breakfast with Dairy

For an easy and on the go breakfast, I like to have a smoothie made with milk or yogurt, along with fruits and veggies. The key to breakfast is finding foods that you love that will give you the energy you need to keep your body going strong.

Kelsey's Dish on Dairy: Dare to Compare

The options in today’s grocery store are limitless and marketing can seem relentless. Labels are no longer as simple as choosing between low fat and whole milk.

Amanda's Dish on Dairy: Lights! Camera! Action!

While I have learned to expect the unexpected and haven’t forgotten any more dairy ingredients (or any ingredients for that matter), I still need to select the right recipe, test it, and sometimes even re-test it.

Ellen's Dish on Dairy: Farmers Behind the Food

I am grateful for the knowledge I have gained about dairy farming and proud to say I know the farmers behind the milk and dairy foods I eat.

Margie's Dish On Dairy: The Practice of Dairy Farming

With 96% of dairy farms being family-owned, the practice sessions start early in childhood. Most farmers will tell you that farm chores teach children both critical life skills and on farm know-how.

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