Why Whole Milk?

Many of our friends and customers are switching to whole milk. It’s a trend we have been watching with interest because it follows new research on the benefits of whole milk. For years, we have been told to drink low fat milks and reduce fact consumption. Research is changing that viewpoint and it’s becoming evident that, for some, the beneficial...

Letter to the Milkman – A Student Leaves for College

Dear Mr. Milkman, My entire life, the milkman has been my hero. Now, you obviously haven’t been my milkman for all 18 of those years but I’m just going to assume it’s been you the past four, since I’ve lived at this address. And it’s been these past four years that I’ve wanted to write you, and to thank you,...

Summer Adventurers Require Delicious Drinks

As you plan your summer adventures, remember to include drinks. Ensure your children are staying hydrated, especially on hot days. Children need proportionally more fluids than adults do. Kids need about 6-8 glasses of liquid a day, but more when it’s hot and dry. Water, fruit juices, milk and yogurt are healthy, nutritious ways to get your kids to drink...

Local Family Farm Supplies your Eggs

For the last several years, we have been fortunate to develop a strong relationship with our local Eggland’s Best farm. EB representatives Jerry Wilkins and Terri Heine came to our office last fall to make delicious omelets for our employees and also to share some great information about their eggs. See the picture below of Jerry and Terri making omelets....

Customers on the Mooove!

In 2007, at the age of 64, customer Bob Wise was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor. He nearly died that year and his doctors at the Mayo Clinic essentially told him to settle his affairs and to do things that made him happy. Bob turned to riding his bicycle, and in the last five years, has averaged 4,000-5,000 miles per year....

Back to School

Means Back to a Good Breakfast Routine Kids and adults need to Fuel Up, for a busy day, with a nutritious breakfast that provides the energy and nutrients allowing for increased concentration at work and in the classroom. Skipping Breakfast: Kids of all ages have excuses about why they skip breakfast. If you stay up late and get up early,...

Celebrate the Birth of our Nation with Family Fun

July is a great time for family activities. As we celebrate the Fourth of July, we thought it would be fun to focus on life in 18th century America and how Colonial kids passed their days. The Start of the American Revolutionary War The battles of Lexington and Concord, April 19, 1775, marked the start of the American War of...

Longmont Dairy Milk Caps Used For More Than Milk Bottles

When we started our school support program, Milk Caps for Mooola, we never expected the creativity and enthusiasm from the students. Recently we got a very nice letter from Emma Ryan, who goes to the Parker Core Knowledge School in Parker. Not only did she start the Milk Caps for Mooola program at the school, she has invented a new...

National Agricultural Magazine Features Longmont Dairy

Longmont Dairy Farm was recently featured in a national agricultural magazine, “The Progressive Farmer.” The two page article, called “Milking the Buy-Local Movement,” speaks of delivering milk door-to-door as a re-emerging trend. As most customers know, Longmont Dairy has delivered fresh milk, from their cows, directly to customer porches for over fifty years – long before it was “fashionable.” The...

Comparing Chocolate Milk and Pro-To-Go for Good Health

Comparing Chocolate Milk and Pro-to-Go for Good Health Working in tandem, both Pro-to-Go and chocolate milk provide the right nutrition when consumed at the right time in your workout or daily schedule. Pro-to-Go is a source of nutrients and energy for people on the go. Pro-to-Go whey protein fortified milk contains 14 grams of protein in each 8 oz. serving....

Congratulations to the 2013 Eggnog Bottle Design Winner!

Laurel from Arvada wins this year’s eggnog bottle design contest! Laurel is in eighth grade at Drake Middle School. Her favorite subject is math, and she participates in the local swim team and plays the piano. Laurel wants to be a first grade teacher because of her little brother. He’s in first grade, and she enjoys the kids in his...