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October 2, 2018

How to find Canadian dairy products

Want to make sure the dairy products you buy are Canadian? Learn how to find Canadian dairy products on grocery store shelves. Look for the blue cow symbol To find Canadian milk products at the grocery store, look for the blue cow logo, which guarantees that the product is made from 100% Canadian milk. What […]

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September 12, 2018

The Original Protein Powder: skim milk powder

Find out tasty ways to incorporate this ingredient into everyday cooking—along with getting a protein boost. Long before fancy cans of protein powder supplements lined shelves in supermarkets and pharmacies to lure bodybuilding fans…there was skim milk powder. It turns out, skim milk powder is still one of the best low-cost, high-protein foods out there. […]

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September 4, 2018

Soil Conservation on BC Dairy Farms

As stewards of the land for generations, farmers know first-hand the importance of soil conservation. Dairy farmers in particular need healthy soil to grow food to feed to their cows. This summer, many dairy farmers have been spending a lot of time in their fields. Between cutting hay, planting corn, and spreading manure, our BC […]

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June 5, 2018

Food for Thought: A short history of yogurt

We’re going back in time with yogurt. Follow along! Ancient and Medieval Times Yogurt is an ancient food, used by peoples in Asia, Europe, and the Middle East across the millennia. Yogurt first appeared during the Neolithic period, around 5,000–10,000 years ago, probably as a result of milk naturally souring in warm temperatures (thank you […]

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April 20, 2018

Canadian Dairy Breeds: It’s Not all Black and White

All cows have split hooves, four stomachs, and a total of 32 teeth, but in many ways they are very different. Each breed lives differently, eats differently, and produces differently. We must remember–its not all black and white. It should be noted that there are some basic tenets that make all cows the same; all […]

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March 23, 2018

The Growing Concerns about Milk Alternatives For Kids

Milk alternatives mimic the size and shape of milk containers, but packaging is really where the similarity ends. Find out why feeding your kids milk is the smart choice. Teaching your child to eat well is one of the most important jobs you have as a parent. You are a role model, coach and mentor […]

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March 21, 2018

Lactose Intolerant? Don’t Worry—You Can Still Enjoy Dairy!

Did you know, lactose intolerance doesn’t have to mean dairy avoidance? Learn more, here. If you have a lactose intolerance (like me!), it doesn’t have to mean the end of cheesy pizza and yogurt smoothies (I enjoy these regularly in fact).  There’s lots of misinformation out there, but I want you to breathe easy knowing […]

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