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Meet Hoosier dairy farm families who produce a wholesome, quality product for you every single day. We thank them for their hard work and willingness to share with us photos, recipes, and stories from their farms!
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  • Chocolate Milk Halloween   Healthy Halloween Tricks

    The words “healthy” and “Halloween” don’t appear to fit together in the same sentence. Isn’t Halloween the time when kids run house to house to see how much candy they can gather? Then they come home, dump out their bag of goodies on the floor, and overindulge until they turn green. Any hip ghoul or ghost..

  • milk-splash-on-blue-abstract-background-header   World School Milk Day Contest 2016

    First of all, CONGRATULATIONS to the participating schools that sent in pictures from yesterday’s World School Milk Day events! We APPRECIATE each and every entry! This year’s contest urged schools to celebrate the Colts London game (October 2nd) along with the “world” theme. As a staff, we anonymously voted for the Top 3 entries. All three entries have been posted on..

  • Colts Blue Fuel Up to Play 60 school show   MSD Lawrence Township to receive $10,000 ADAI/Colts Fuel Up to Play 60 grant

    The incorrigible but thoroughly lovable Blue, mascot of the Indianapolis Colts, brings his “Blue’s School Show!” to Winding Ridge Elementary on Mon Sept 12 from 1:15 to 2:15p – one of 70 stops he’ll make throughout this school year. The show encourages students to be the best they can be in all aspects of life…

  • Indiana State Fair Dairy Bar   An Ideal Trip to the Indiana State Fair

    The Indiana State Fair is a spectacle like none other. Every August, agriculture and food-loving fans make their way to the one-mile track and experience all the food, all the fanfare, and all the fabulous animals that Indiana has to showcase. In the spirit of shining light on two fields the American Dairy Association is..

  • Dairy Bar Indiana State Fair Grilled Cheese   New at the 2016 Dairy Bar!

    The 2016 Indiana State Fair opens on Friday, August 5th, and of course, our favorite place to be is our Dairy Bar! Located across from the Coliseum, the Dairy Bar is open 7 days a week: 7 am- 9 pm (Sunday-Thursday), Open ’til 10 pm Friday & Saturday. Every year, we present a new milk..

  • Ice Cream Social   American Dairy Association Indiana Brings A Cool Flair to Fundraising

    Indianapolis, IN – American Dairy Association Indiana raised the bar again with the success of their 27th Annual Ice Cream Social on the Circle. This time honored tradition scooped up $7,241 in donations and all the proceeds will benefit Girls Inc of Greater Indianapolis. “Indiana’s dairy farmers have long supported the health and wellness of..

  • IMG_3310   A Day At A Dairy Farm

    In undergraduate classes, all future dietitians daydream about their internship and what it will entail.  Never would I have imagined that I would spend a day at a diary farm milking cows… or that I would love it! When we arrived at Carterly Farm in Thorntown, Kelly Mackinnon greeted us immediately. She was glowing, and..

  • IMG_3310   A Day At Carterly Farms

    “HOLY COW!” Those were the exact words spoken as I walked onto the property of Carterly Farms in Thorntown, Indiana.  As a Ball State dietetic intern, I was given the amazing opportunity of working with the American Dairy Association Indiana (ADAI) throughout the months of May and June.  Coming into the position, I was very..

  •   Monument Circle Celebration for National Ice Cream Month on July 8

    Indianapolis, Ind. – Join the American Dairy Association Indiana and its Hoosier Dairy Farm Families as they celebrate National Ice Cream Month for the 27th consecutive year with the Ice Cream Social on the Circle. On Friday July 8 from 11am-2pm, volunteers and local celebrities will be serving up giant ice cream sundaes with all..

  •   Monument Circle Celebration for National Ice Cream Month on July 8

    Indianapolis, Ind. – Join the American Dairy Association Indiana and its Hoosier Dairy Farm Families as they celebrate National Ice Cream Month for the 27th consecutive year with the Ice Cream Social on the Circle. On Friday July 8 from 11am-2pm, volunteers and local celebrities will be serving up giant ice cream sundaes with all..

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