Find out how and where to source your local product.
Find recipes from Connecticut food service directors.
Fun ways to teach kids about healthy eating. Check out our fun resources!
Participate in the Great Smoothie Slurp with Put Local On Your Tray and Connecticut Dairy!
June is the perfect month to feature a Kale Strawberry Smoothie as it's National Dairy Month and farms are bursting with berries and greens! Taste Test a sample, serve for breakfast, make a menu extra! You decide how much you can serve and how to serve it.
- SIGN-UP! Download your materials below and reach out to Abby Dubois with any questions or for support. Be sure to visit our friends at CT Dairy for more resources and any dairy questions!
- SOURCE! Check out the recipe and order amount tool below to figure out how much of a local product you would need. Use our Farm Directory or reach out directly for support in sourcing local.
- Share Your Slurp! Put it on your menu, and then share to social media with the hashtag #gettothebottomofit. Be sure to tag @putlocalonyourtray, @CTDairyfarms, and @NewEnglandDairy.
New Release! From this Land: Honoring Native Foods of Spring
Strawberries are one of the earliest crops in the northeast, and June is a great time to source this sweet berry! With the Spring edition of our Native FoodWays campaign, you can learn more and teach your students about the indigenous symbolisms, practices, and celebrations around strawberries and the strawberry moon. Click the image to download your own Strawberry Moon materials and to learn more.
June is National Dairy Month!
Connecticut dairy farms have been supporting local schools for decades. Dairy farms are the heartbeat of many communities, creating jobs, investing in the local economy, and supporting childhood health and education. Learn more about Connecticut’s dairy farm families and where to find fresh, local, delicious milk and dairy products at www.CTDairy.org.