American Dairy Association North East and Dairy Princesses Kick off “Dairy Weekend” at Stores Across Pennsylvania
June 28, 2018
HARRISBURG, Pa. – Shoppers can meet dairy princess royalty and sample fresh, locally-produced milk this weekend as dairy princesses join farmers and industry leaders celebrating “Dairy Weekend” at retail outlets across the state. The events, taking place during June Dairy Month, are part of the new “Choose PA Dairy: Goodness That Matters” awareness campaign to encourage local milk consumption and highlight the nutritional and economic benefits of Pennsylvania’s nearly $15 billion dairy industry.
Guest blogger, Jessica Peters, is a 5th generation dairy farmer in northwest Pennsylvania.
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