Fayette County, Pa., dairy farmer and ADA North East board member Louie Diamond was featured on DMI’s Undeniably Dairy website this week for his efforts in helping secure milk for food banks in his local county. He helped get 8,000 gallons of milk donated by his cooperative Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) in April, and last month he worked through the Coronavirus Federal Assistance Program (CFAP) to get another nearly 8,000 gallons of milk from Schneider’s Dairy to Fayette County families.
To date, ADA North East helped facilitate the distribution of more than 175,000 gallons of DFA-donated milk. Through tomorrow, June 3, we will have helped get about 40,000 gallons of milk delivered through CFAP and the Nourishing New York programs through partners like Upstate Niagara Cooperative, DFA, Cloverland Dairy, Marburger Dairy and Schneider’s Dairy.
For more information about ADA North East’s milk distribution efforts, call 315.472.9143.
About American Dairy Association North East
American Dairy Association North East (ADA North East) is the dairy farmer-funded organization funded by participating dairy farmer’s checkoff investment to build demand and sales for milk and dairy foods throughout the local region. Representing more than 10,000 dairy farm families in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and northern Virginia, ADA North East develops and implements local programs to drive milk and dairy sales at retail outlets and in schools. The organization also conducts consumer education about dairy through events, traditional and social media, and in collaboration with health professionals through National Dairy Council®. ADA North East works closely with Dairy Management Inc.™, the national dairy checkoff organization, to support nutrition research, national partnerships and developing export markets for dairy to bring a fully integrated promotion program to the region. For more information, visit www.AmericanDairy.com or call our Main Office at 315-472-9143.