New York dairy farmer and American Dairy Association North East board member Cyndy VanLieshout of Albion, New York, attended the Rochester Breakfast Summit hosted by American Dairy Association North East.
Buffalo Bills player Harrison Phillips, who also participated as part of the Fuel Up to Play 60 partnership, stressed the importance of exercise and healthy eating. Both were interviewed by local media to about their involvement in the program.
Chris Noble, of Noblehurst Farms in Pavilion, New York, spoke to more than 300 registered dietitians at the New York State Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Meeting that was themed, “The Farm to Fork Journey: Bringing Taste and Nutrition.”
Noble also participated in a Facebook Live discussion during the event where he described his family’s cheesemaking business, Craigs Creamery, founded with seven other local dairy farms.
By being involved in these conversations, the dairy industry develops critical and positive relationships within the school nutrition and health professional communities.