June Pick of the Month
Jun 15th, 2016
June Dairy Month
Did you know that Minnesota is the 8th largest dairy producing state in the United States? The entire month of June is dedicated to celebrating the dairy industry and the hard-working farmers that produce the delicious, nutrient-packed dairy foods we enjoy all year long. With over 3,000 dairy herds in Minnesota, it’s easy to find local dairy! Take time to appreciate dairy this month and celebrate with your local dairy producer! We’ve gathered enough dairy farm events and recipes to keep your dairy celebration going all month long!
June’s Healthy Harvests
We can’t wait for June’s fresh produce! Now that summer is has arrived, we’re looking forward to all the flavorful and farm-fresh produce that are signatures of the season. Get tasty cooking tips and learn something new about broccoli, peas, kohlrabi, and cabbage in this guide to June’s healthy harvests. As always, we’ve included some fantastically fresh recipes using seasonal produce to get your summer started!
The sweet staple of the summer has arrived! Minnesota strawberries are here and are expected to have a long and plentiful season. Minnesota growers all over the state have reported blossoming fields, reddening berries, and many in the south and metro areas have even started picking! Soon, the rest will open for the season and local farmers markets will be overflowing with freshest strawberries our state has to offer!