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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..
National Agriculture Day is March 21, but Indiana always likes to go the extra mile to support farmers, so the whole month of March is Ag Month here. So why do we need a whole month to celebrate? Well, because farming in Indiana is big deal! If you need someone to say it more eloquently..
A Spring Morning on the Farm The buzz of the alarm jars me out of a fitful sleep. Can it really be 3:30 AM again, I wonder as I wipe my eyes and slowly sit up. I gaze out of my bedroom window. My wife Julie is asleep beside me. She’ll be up around five..
We were happy to kick off National School Breakfast Week with our Fuel Up to Play 60 ambassador, Colts Tight End Dwayne Allen along with Indianapolis Fire Department members, 500 Festival Princess Carly Bailey and staff from the Department of Education and Butler athletics. On average, St. Joan of Arc Elementary (Indianapolis) serves breakfast to..
Every morning, long before the sun rises, hundreds of Hoosier dairy farmers are already hard at work. Whether rain or shine or sleet or snow, they are unmatched in their commitment to their animals and the milk they produce. Imagine the smell of feed in the morning, your feet squishing as you walk through mud..