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2021 Green Pasture Award Winner – Harris Farm

Dairy farming isn’t just milking cows, scooping poop, and taking care of cows and calves. Much of a farmer’s year is spent in the fields, prepping the ground, planting and harvesting feed for cattle. When you rely on yourself and the land to grow the majority of feed for your animals, it can be difficult … Continued

Upside-Down Buttermilk Honey Berry Cake

Baked in a skillet, this upside-down cake is simple and beautiful. Though a bit rustic-looking, it tastes delicious with some whipped cream or a scoop of ice cream. You can also add some more fresh fruit on top if you would like. Ingredients 2 cups flour 1 tsp. baking powder 2 eggs 1 cup buttermilk … Continued

Pediatrician’s Perspective

School meals are healthy meals! Pediatrician Robert Murray (MD, FAAP) breaks down the importance of nutrients to the brain and child development, how healthy school meals build healthier students, and contribute to improved educational outcomes. To learn how school meals fuel student achievement, watch Dr. Murray’s video. Materials Developed by School Nutrition Association & National … Continued

Almond Cherry Vanilla Cake

Ingredients 2 cups almond flour or 1 1/4 cups almond flour and 1/4 cup coconut flour 1 tsp. baking powder 2 eggs 1 cup yogurt 1/2 cup sugar 2 tsp. vanilla 1/2 tsp. almond extract 1 cup roughly chopped cherries (fresh or frozen) Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix flour and baking powder. Make … Continued

Dairy & The 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans by Life Stage

From age 9 on, it is recommended that everyone eat three servings of dairy each day. Until then, it varies. The following is the National Dairy Council’s breakdown of the 2020-25 Dietary Guidelines for each life stage from infancy through adolescence. Below are suggestions for how to incorporate dairy in your child’s diet. Also included … Continued

Carrot Cake Cupcakes

These carrot cake cupcakes made with rye flour, but you could easily make them with all all-purpose flour. I just like a little extra nuttiness from the rye. Ingredients 1 cup rye flour 1 cup all-purpose flour 2 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. cinnamon  1 tsp. nutmeg 1 tsp. ginger 1 tsp. vanilla 3/4 cup … Continued

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Maine Dairy and Nutrition Council works with school nutrition directors and staff
across the state and offers grants to provide needed equipment throughout the year.

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