VIEW LIST OF FAMILY-FRIENDLY EVENTS HAPPENING ON DAIRY FARMS ACROSS PA THIS SUMMER
Celebrate Dairy Across Pennsylvania Throughout June & July With 15 Dairy-Themed Events
HARRISBURG, Pa., May 31, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- With June being National Dairy Month and July being National Ice Cream Month, several Pennsylvania dairy farms and organizations are hosting on-farm events to give families a firsthand look at Pennsylvania agriculture and local dairy products. The "Celebrate Dairy Across PA" initiative features an online listing of 15 dairy-themed events happening across the state in June and July. Many of the events feature outdoor, family-friendly activities at no cost, including farm-fresh ice cream, farm tours, hayrides, calf and cow petting, and more. Visit www.centerfordairyexcellence.org/celebratepadairy to view an interactive map and the 2023 event listing.
"There are 5,000 dairy farms in Pennsylvania, and 99 percent of these farms are family owned," said Emily Barge, communications and marketing manager at the Center for Dairy Excellence. "If you're looking for summer fun for the entire family, while supporting local family businesses, we encourage you to attend one of these events and celebrate Pennsylvania dairy. These are fun ways to learn about the hard work and passion that goes into making local products like milk, cheese, yogurt, and ice cream 365 days a year."
The following events, listed in order of occurrence, are featured on the "Celebrate Dairy Across PA" listing:
The Center for Dairy Excellence (CDE) provides grants, resources and programming to help dairy farmers remain competitive, successful and financially stable. Campaigns like Choose PA Dairy and Celebrate Dairy Across PA work to increase consumer awareness about the year-round availability of local milk, how to purchase it, and the health benefits of consuming fluid milk.
The Center for Dairy Excellence is a non-profit organization initiated by the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture in 2004. Bringing together people from more than 40 different dairy organizations in Pennsylvania, the Center's mission is to enhance the profitability of the dairy industry by empowering people, creating partnerships, and increasing the availability and use of resources. Learn more at centerfordairyexcellence.org.
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SOURCE Center For Dairy Excellence