Dairy Farmer and Cow Visited Our School
- Randy Herman, Jouett Elem.
- Access to Healthy Foods
We decided to implement two Healthy Eating Plays at Jouett ES. The alternative breakfast has led to an increase in participation and therefore an increase in milk and yogurt consumption. We also implemented the Farm to School Play in two ways. We started a school garden that is used to educate students about agriculture and provides foods for taste testing. The students and staff also enjoyed the dairy portion of our Farm to School initiatives with a visit from a local dairy farmer. The farmer brought a cow and met with each class for about 20 minutes to share about the importance of farming and how farmers care for their animals and land. Both students and staff learned a lot about dairy farming and dairy foods that day.