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By | September 7th, 2017 | Organic News |

From mac and cheese to yogurt, just imagine the amount of milk your children consume each day at their schools. If you’re not packing organic dairy options for your children, it is likely their school is serving conventional dairy products. The numerous health benefits offered by organic milk have encouraged many schools to shift to organic milk. Find out if your school has made the switch.

If not, we recommend urging school authorities to use organic dairy in vending machines, cafeterias and lunchrooms. You can share these 4 facts about organic dairy with your school’s decision makers:

  • Organic dairy animals must be pasture-grazed throughout the grazing season.
  • All of the supplemental feed organic dairy animals are fed must be organic, with no persistent pesticide use.
  •  Organic dairy animals are raised without antibiotics or endocrine-disrupting chemicals, such as hormones and steroids.
  • Organic dairy products have higher amounts of omega-3 fatty acids than conventional dairy products.

Until your school offers organic dairy, you can choose certified organic products from these great brands: Organic Valley, Stonyfield, Orgain and Annie’s Homegrown.

We’ve pulled together some inspiration for packing organic dairy products in your snack bags and lunchboxes below:

Breakfast Inspiration

Organic Valley Buckwheat Waffles 

Stonyfield Easy Overnight Oats

Annie’s Peanut Butter Yogurt Toast

Lunchbox Inspiration

Annie’s Mix-in-Mac!

Orgain’s protein shake and a Turkey and cheese on rye

Organic Valley’s Snack Cheese Stick

Snack Inspiration

Stonyfield’s Eat The Rainbow Parfait

Orgain Homemade No-Bake Protein Bars

Stonyfield’s Strawberry Yogurt Muffins

Organic Product Inspiration

Orgain’s organic Nutritional Shakes = Brain food for them and peace of mind for you. Buy them in bulk at Costco. 

Organic Valley’s Good to Go milk is perfect fuel for after school activities! With 11 grams of organic protein, they are the perfect snack to make sure your brainiacs get the nutrition they need to keep moving. Have you given them a try?

Annie’s Organic Yogurt Tubes are great for school lunches. Kids sometimes prefer them frozen so by lunch they are still cold and partially frozen.

Stonyfield’s Whole Milk Yogurt Pouches. With the convenience of these Organic Whole Milk Pouch, there is no reason you can’t enjoy a delicious creamy snack anytime. In the car, at the office, at the park. These pouches are here for you!

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