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Friday, January 8, 2021

Fw: LIVE Winter Virtual Farm Tour!

Hoping this finds you all healthy and doing well in the new year-
Forwarding information about a free virtual field trip of a dairy farm for this Cultivate Michigan featured food taking place next week. 


Take your students on a free virtual field trip to a Michigan dairy farm to see how the calves and cows are taken care of during the winter months. On January 11, 2021 at 1:00 p.m., Mootilda, the Milk Means More mascot, will be visiting Sheridan Dairy Farm to celebrate National Milk Day! While at the farm, Farmer Ashley will also show how technology is used to help care for the cows who make delicious and nutritious milk. Students will have the opportunity to ask questions during the live tour. Teachers can register to join the tour through Zoom and will receive updates and reminders. The virtual farm tour will also be live streamed on Facebook and YouTube. Visit for more information.



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Join [tag/@] Milk Means More on National Milk Day for a FREE Virtual Farm Tour of a Michigan dairy farm! Learn how Farmer Ashley cares for her calves and cows during the winter months. 🐄❄️


Where: Live on Facebook and YouTube
When: January 11, 2021 @ 1 p.m.


Learn more + register:



Thank you!





Amiee Vondrasek
Youth Wellness Manager

United Dairy Industry of Michigan
o: (517) 349-8923 ext 235

c: (517) 342-4393



Meagan K. Shedd, PhD
Assistant Professor, Farm to Early Care and K-12 Education
Center for Regional Food Systems | Michigan State University
Department of Community Sustainability | College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
480 Wilson Rd, Room 309 | Natural Resources Building | East Lansing, MI 48824-1039
517.432.4525 | |

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