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September is Hunger Action Month

Did you know milk is one of the most requested items at food banks? During Hunger Action Month, learn more about how you can help nourish families who are food insecure and what local dairy farmers are doing to help as well. Looking for more ways to help? Consider an event for Hunger Action Month at your office, school or healthcare facility. This toolkit can help! 

Is Icelandic Yogurt the New Greek Yogurt?

Icelandic style yogurt has hit local grocery stores and people love it! We asked our Dietetic Intern to tell us what she knows about the craze and why she likes it so much.

Are you ready to celebrate World School Milk Day?

Start saving your milk cartons! 
We are pleased to announce this year's World School Milk Day Contest-- building with milk cartons!

Every day at lunch, hundreds of milk cartons are disposed. Why not clean them out and reuse them for art?  As we celebrate alongside our friends at "Made By Milk," we encourage schools to enter both contests, but please understand our emphasis is not on one subject have complete artist rights to build whatever you so choose! This should be a FUN activity for your school to enjoy!

How to enter?
By 8 AM EST Monday September 25th, 2017, send a picture of your school's entry to Brooke (  The entries will be narrowed down to the top 5 entries. At 12 PM EST Wednesday, September 27, 2017, the top five entries will go on our website ( to be voted on by your school, community and network.  

Who wins?
The school with the most votes by 12 PM EST Wednesday, October 4th will win an ice cream social for up to 300 people!

Good Luck!

Flavored 1% Milk Is Back 

Many children are not meeting dietary recommendations for milk. Offering kids choices that are both nutritious and appealing is one way to help them grow up healthy and strong. To help schools provide more choice, states may allow 1% flavored milk back in the lunchroom. Here are 5 reasons it matters.

Your 2017 Ultimate Grilled Cheese Is...

A Very "Gouda" Grilled Cheese! Congratulations to Mackenzie Graham, the winner of the 2017 Ultimate Grilled Cheese Contest. Cooks from around the state brought their grilled cheese best to the Indiana State Fair. Now, you can make these delicious takes on a classic comfort food at home!

Experience Gleaners: Explore, Engage & Be Entertained

Looking for a way to give back during Hunger Action Month? Get your tickets to Gleaners annual fund raiser set for Saturday, September 23, 2017 at the Gleaners Warehouse, Indianapolis. Bring your friends, family and co-workers to experience the incredible programs behind the scenes and of course enjoy tasty treats, a live auction (with amazing prizes) and delicious beverages at the Ice bar.

Peaches and Cream Smoothie

Looking for a fun way to talk about Hunger Action Month in your community? Consider sharing this tasty peaches and cream smoothie during donation drives or other planned events.

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