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School Milk BC Overview

What is School Milk BC?

It's an initiative of BC Dairy Association that provides BC schools with tools and information for setting up a school milk program.

  • All BC schools that serve milk to their students regularly are eligible to register
  • Advice and assistance is available throughout the school year
  • Students in registered schools are eligible to participate in contests and win prizes for themselves and their school!

Why register with School Milk BC?

  • Canada’s Food Guide recommends all Canadians aged 2 and up have 2 cups of milk every day.
  • Canada’s Food Guide recommends 2 servings of Milk and Alternatives per day for children aged 2 to 8, and 3 - 4 servings per day for children aged 9 to 18.
  • Children who drink milk at school are more likely to meet this recommended number of servings. Make the healthy choice the easy choice!
  • Milk and milk products are rich in protein, calcium, riboflavin and vitamin B12 — nutrients essential to good health. It is difficult to obtain your daily requirements of calcium and vitamin D without consuming milk or milk products

Need more information? 

Email us,  or call 1-800-242-MILK