School nutrition is serious business.
I saw it first hand last weekend when I was invited to
attend the Missouri School Nutrition Conference as part of a
presentation with Midwest Dairy and Domino Pizza.
Before our "My Plate,My Pizza,My Farmer" presentation, I was awed by the food
trade show that included a wide variety of available
foods that schools can choose to serve.
The trick is to choose foods that fit the requirements for dietary
guidelines, stay within the school budget and most importantly, that the
As a dairy farmer, I'm proud of the nutritious milk
and dairy foods that we produce and for the support of
companies like Domino's that not only love our product
but have developed a food that meets dietary guidelines
and tastes good. Domino's Smart Slice Pizza is made
fresh where local franchise stores participate in
providing it for schools.
I had my own slice of Smart Slice and it was delicious!
I'm thankful for the support Domino's has shown to dairy farmers,
for the opportunity to share how we work on the dairy to produce
high-quality milk, and
for the convenience of foods that make life a little easier
when the dairy farmer takes a day off from the farm
and a day out of the kitchen!