It’s dinner time yet again, and you pull the milk jug out of the fridge to pour each family member a tall glass of farm-fresh milk. It's a nightly tradition you cherish and overlook all at once. Across town and across the state, countless families are doing the same thing -- sharing a meal made a little more perfect with milk. Milk helps create special moments like these every day.
February 19, 2014
February is Lactose Intolerance Awareness Month. Are you aware that nearly 1 in 8 Americans believe they are lactose intolerant? Are you also aware that those people don’t have to miss out on the great flavor and health benefits of dairy foods? There are many ways to incorporate dairy into almost any food plan. Lactose-free dairy products and dairy products that have very little lactose are easier to digest and offer a way for people with lactose intolerance to still enjoy dairy on a daily basis.
February 12, 2014
For nearly twenty years, the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association and the Dairy Farmers of Washington have partnered to build family-focused initiatives that promote health and nutrition for everyone involved with WIAA sports and activities. Dairy plays an important role in an athlete’s diet when it comes to performance both in the classroom and on the court.
February 5, 2014
"Say cheese!" Two magical words that are guaranteed to bring a smile to your face. There’s no denying that Americans love their cheese. And if you didn’t love it enough, here are five more facts about cheese that will take you to a happy place:
- Speaking of that giant smile, cheese is good for your teeth! Studies show that snacking on cheese or eating cheese immediately after a meal can minimize tooth decay.
January 29, 2014
Last Wednesday was just another day for Chris Peters – a long ferry commute to an even longer day at work. So when his phone rang at lunch, he didn’t bother to pick up the call from an unrecognized phone number. If it’s important, they’ll leave a message, he thought. And they did.
Finally on his way home, Chris listened to the voicemail. In disbelief, he listened to it two more times. Could this be real? A woman representing the dairy industry had called to tell him the news: You won! You’re going to the SuperBowl!
January 22, 2014
Seahawks fans rejoice! The 12th man is headed to the Super Bowl. After our great win on Sunday, we have a little less than two weeks to prepare for the big game. The East Coast is a long way from here, but we can still cheer the Hawks on from home by throwing the best Super Snack Bowl Party!