When you ask a group of 3-5yr. olds what the word “harvest” means, who knows what kind of answers you will get? We asked this question to over 1,000 preschool children a few weeks ago and the answer that stood out the most in my mind was....
”Going to the Beanstalk.” I love it. Can it really be that simple?
The “Got Milk” ad campaign encouraging cow’s milk consumption never measured up to Warren Taylor, the true Milk Evangelist who would come out of the milk industry to take local dairy back to a better place in time.
Warren Taylor and his friends at Snowville Creamery in Pomeroy, Ohio, are on mission to move milk away from being a commodity and include it in the ranks of beverages and ingredients that we savor for great flavor.
If you were a child who attended public school….you probably remember the excitement that permeated the air when it was announced that there would be a school wide assembly. I can nostalgically see the smiles on my classmates faces and the hear the little whispers of “yes!” as we all realized the monotony of our day would be relieved a bit by something fun and different.
It's easy to eat local in summer, when farmers markets are everywhere and the garden is thriving. But in winter we often rely on the ease of quick grocery trips to Kroger, forgetting that local foods are still available and waiting for your dinner plate!