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In 1933, three-time Indy 500 winner Louis Meyer requested a bottle of cold buttermilk upon finishing the race. In 1936, as Meyer won a second Indy 500, he, once again, requested buttermilk. Thus, the monumental milk tradition began. All these years later, Indianapolis 500 drivers still quench their 500-mile thirst with an ice cold bottle of milk hand-delivered..
INDIANAPOLIS – Two-time Formula One World Champion racing legend Fernando Alonso was honored Tuesday by the American Dairy Association Indiana as he became the 43rd driver to be awarded the “Fastest Rookie of the Year Award.” Despite his impressive racing resume, this is the first time Alonso will compete in the Indianapolis 500, thus dubbing..
INDIANAPOLIS – It’s not often that two Hoosier dairy farmers get to say that every single driver in the Indianapolis 500 wants to meet them. However, that is exactly the case for Joe Kelsay and Kim Minich. On Sunday May 28, Kelsay and Minich will be standing, cold milk in hand, awaiting the victor of..
Editor’s Note: this is the fourth installment in our eight-part “Farm to Table” series. The Morrison family is a fictional dairy farm family. Join us as we follow their adventures in “Farm to Table!” Part Four: Waving the Green Flag! Spring on the farm means my Dad is up before the sun and I can..
It’s hard to find a picture of the winning Indy 500 driver without a cold bottle of milk hoisted in one hand. Ever since the early 30s, milk has been a staple at the Indianapolis 500, but what about the other 29 May days. Our Indiana dairy farmers are proud to provide milk and share the..
The following was written by Indiana State University dietetic intern, Brandon With April 22 being Earth day, it can be important to talk about sustainability. Dairy farmers are always trying to find new ways to reduce, recycle, and reuse everything from farm to table! According to the United States Innovation Center for Dairy, the United..
Editor’s Note: this is the third installment in our eight-part “Farm to Table” series. The Morrison family is a fictional dairy farm family. Join us as we follow their adventures in “Farm to Table!” Part Three: Race Time! April 11th, 2017 I remember the first time I had chocolate milk. I was maybe two and..
Stand-out Fuel Up to Play 60 Schools are recognized each school year with the Fuel Up to Play 60 Touchdown School Award. These schools demonstrate their commitment to Fuel Up to Play 60 and school wellness by completing all of the program’s Six Steps and marking them complete on the FuelUptoPlay60.com dashboard. Attica Elementary School (Attica)..
(Pictured above: Indy Car Driver Ed Carpenter, Dairy Farmer & this year’s Indy 500 milk man, Joe Kelsay, IMS President Doug Boles) As you may know, the month of May is near and dear to our hearts. Thanks to the tradition of delicious, ice cold milk delivered by a dairy farmer and celebrated in Indy 500’sVictory..
We’re halfway through National Nutrition Month®! To maintain momentum, we reached out and asked Hoosier dietitians how they put their “best fork forward” daily. How do you maintain healthy eating habits, putting your “best fork forward” all year? “Life is about balance! Every day I focus on including foods from all the food groups..