Farmer Volunteers Help Conquer Consumers’ Dairy Decision Distress

Beth Chittenden Dairy Cow

Even people who didn’t grow up on a farm know what cows look and sound like. For some  consumers, however, it’s hard to make sense of dairy labels. Some volunteer dairy-farm women have set out to help replace consumer fear with the facts.

The soy checkoff supports CommonGround, a nationwide grassroots network of volunteer farmers who talk mom-to-mom about the truth behind our food supply.

Recently, consumers lined up at the CommonGround booth at the Madison Women’s Expo to discuss their milk concerns with Wisconsin dairy farmers Laura Daniels and Christine Lindner.

Further east, New York CommonGround volunteers Beth Chittenden (pictured above) and Nancy Robbins addressed consumers’ dairy issues on the radio,

Are you fielding questions from your non-farming friends about dairy foods? Click here for answers to commonly-asked questions about dairy.