June is dairy month! What’s not to love about eating ice cream, cheeses, yogurts and all things dairy. Even though I love all these things, I admire the heart and soul of dairy farm families! The work is hard, tasks are 24/7 and there are no holidays. But what you will find are: close knit families who have worked together for a common goal,
- families that LOVE their cows
- families that exhibit hard work and residence
Thank you to the 20 dairy farm families in Warren County, KY and all those across the United States! Warren County is 5th in milk production in the state producing 72.9 million pounds of milk each year.
For more Kentucky Facts click here: Kentucky Dairy Facts
Not only are the farmers an asset to our communities, they produce an awesome product. Milk contains a combination of nutrients that play a key role in preventing heart disease, diabetes and osteoporosis. So celebrate dairy month and be sure to include dairy in your snacks and meals! Here are a few of my favorites: