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April 23, 2021

Food and climate change: clearing the air — highlights from the 2021 Annual Nutrition Forum

Dr. Frank Mitloehner, professor and air quality specialist in cooperative extension in the Department of Animal Science at UC Davis, is passionate about helping our global community understand the environmental and human health impacts of livestock. This article presents highlights from his presentation at the 2021 Annual Nutrition Forum. We can’t eat our way out […]

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April 22, 2021

North Okanagan dairy farm invests in a sustainable future

The Miedema family dairy farm in Enderby, BC seeks to expand its use of sustainable technologies following the success of solar panel installation The Miedema family out walking on their farm in Enderby Rene Miedema’s journey on his family dairy farm has come full circle – from a youngster raised on his parents’ farm to […]

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March 5, 2021

BC Dairy Farmers donate 17,263 meals to Breakfast Club of Canada

BRITISH COLUMBIA – BC Dairy Association’s Wake Up To The Best campaign aimed to help vulnerable children in BC with a healthy breakfast over the holiday season. From November 30, 2020 to January 3, 2021, BC dairy farmers partnered with 32 restaurants across BC to donate one breakfast to Breakfast Club of Canada for every […]

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December 10, 2020

Economic impact study reveals BC’s dairy industry continues to grow, evolve

A 2020 Economic Impact Study of the BC dairy industry found that the industry continues to strengthen BC’s economy and support BC communities. Industry contributed $1.225 billion to province’s GDP, supported almost 12,500 jobs in 2019 A 2020 Economic Impact Study of the BC dairy industry found that the industry continues to strengthen BC’s economy […]

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June 18, 2020

BC Giveaway Series

Now more than ever, it’s important to show our support for local businesses. This summer we featured local food businesses in communities across BC and showcased locally made dairy products like cheese, milk, ice cream and much more.  To help spread the word, we announced prize giveaways on Instagram every week from June 18 to August 12, […]

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April 16, 2020

BC Dairy taking nutrition education online during COVID-19 pandemic

BC Dairy is re-tooling its nutrition education program to offer teachers ProD workshops via Zoom during the COVID-19 pandemic. “Starting with Food Explorers for their youngest students, we offer teachers a number of workshops about how to help students learn about making healthy food choices,” said Sydney Massey, Director of Nutrition Education at BC Dairy. […]

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January 20, 2020

How to get more variety in your diet

Do you want more variety in your diet? Read on for tips to start branching out. “Variety is the spice of life” Perhaps you’ve heard this expression before; what emotions or thoughts about variety… or spices… come to mind? Do you crave novelty at lunch, or feel like your family dinner menu is limited? If […]

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