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June 30, 2017

Edaleen Dairy in northern Whatcom County has been cranking out quality dairy products for their community since 1975. While products and techniques have changed on the farm, the hard work ethic and diligence of the Brandsma Family behind the dairy has stayed the same.

June 29, 2017

July 9-12- School Nutrition Annual Meeting

The School Nutrition Association Annual National Conference will be held July 9-12, 2017 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. This dynamic conference will draw more than 6,000 attendees from school nutrition, industry and allied organizations. Over 100 workshops will be offered along with an exhibit hall which will display cutting edge food, beverage, supply, equipment and service solutions.

June 27, 2017

When you grow up on a farm you grow a lot of what you eat. Summertime is one of my favorite times of the year and the summer season often brought about many meals made from just about everything we grew ourselves. Besides our milk, we had a flock of laying hens that provided us with eggs and a garden that gave us fruit, berries, and vegetables all summer long.

June 23, 2017

After a long, grueling workout, what is the first thing you grab to help replenish your body? If not milk, you’re missing out. Staff dietitian Allie Elison, RDN, CD, explains why refueling your body after workouts is so important and why milk is the perfect recovery beverage.

June 22, 2017

By now you have probably heard (even if you can’t believe it) that 7 % of American adults believe that chocolate milk comes from… brown cows.

June 21, 2017

The Dairy Farmers of Washington (DFW) are busy wrapping up the most important month of the year-- June Dairy Month and Governor Jay Inslee wants to be sure dairy is being celebrated throughout the state.  

According to a proclamation signed by Governor Inslee, “dairy is essential for some of the most delicious food combinations imaginable including cereal and milk, mac and cheese, hot fudge and ice cream, and cheeseburgers.”

June 19, 2017

Welcome to our blog series, Dairying: Through a Woman’s Eyes. This series will highlight women who are actively owning or operating dairy farms around our great state of Washington.

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