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June 9, 2014

For Immediate Release: An Important Message from BC Dairy Association

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PRESS STATEMENTDave Taylor, Chairman BC Dairy AssociationRe: Chilliwack Animal Abuse Allegations CHILLIWACK – June 9, 2014 We were recently made aware by the BCSPCA of allegations of animal abuse on a local BC dairy farm.  Video footage was submitted to the BCSPCA containing graphic imagery of numerous depictions of abusive treatment to dairy cows.  In […]

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May 26, 2014

Announcing our 2014 Hands-on Cook-off contest winners!

Our fifth annual Hands-On Cook-Off challenge to families and youth across BC brought in a record number of entries. Read more to find out who won! Our fifth annual Hands-On Cook-Off challenge to families and youth brought in a record 50 entries from across the province! For more information and highlights from this years’s contest, […]

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May 20, 2014

Mobile Dairy Classroom Tours the Okanagan

The Mobile Dairy Classroom heads North for a week long tour of local schools The Mobile Dairy Classroom Experience will be on tour from June 2nd to June 6th, visiting 8 elementary schools and 1 school district wide event in the Northern Okanagan. The Mobile Dairy Classroom Experience will be visiting schools in Armstrong, Enderby, […]

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April 11, 2014

Bob & Jane are back with the Milkmobile!

The Milkmobile is touring across BC from March to September. The Milkmobile is back this summer to help you milk those great summer memories! For a full list of BC Dairy events, visit the BC Dairy Events Calendar but here’s where you will find the Milkmobile for the next few weeks: Whistler Ski & Snowboard Festival (April 18-20) […]

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March 19, 2014

The Mobile Dairy Classroom Experience Visits Spring Break Camps

The Mobile Dairy Classroom Experience is visiting local day camps! This March, the Dairy Classroom will be visiting the SFU Spring Break Camp, Marpole Community Centre, and events all across the lower mainland. Equipped with a milking machine, the MDCE conducts live milking and calf feeding demonstrations. The objective is to give kids an opportunity […]

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February 28, 2014

Take a Bite of Five BC Cheeses

For the fourth year, BC Dairy Association provided BC cheeses to 28 secondary teaching kitchens participating in the Take a Bite of BC program from BC Agriculture in the Classroom Foundation. This year, the program expanded outside the Lower Mainland to include 4 schools in the Okanagan. Students were very excited to hone their culinary […]

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February 26, 2014

Mobile Dairy Classroom Experience is Fully Booked for the Spring

Due to popular demand, the Mobile Dairy Classroom Experience is fully booked for the Spring 2014 season. As the weather warms up, the Mobile Dairy Classroom Experience is back in action. Starting in March, the Mobile Dairy Classroom Experience will be visiting schools and events all across BC! The Mobile Dairy Classroom Experience conducts live […]

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February 24, 2014

Food For Us! Evaluation Shows Kids Are Choosing More Balanced Meals

Nutrition education program improves students’ food choices in 10 lessons. We’re thrilled to share some great news! Verita Strategy Group Inc. recently released their report on the BC Dairy Association’s Food for Us! nutrition education program, which is taught in BC schools to Grade 2 and 3 students. The goal of the program is to teach […]

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