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Discover Dairy in your everyday

Welcome to This is Dairy Farming

A celebration of all things related to the dairy farm. Join us as we explore how milk is made, why dairy farmers and their cows are so important to Britain, and just how dairy farming touches our lives. In fact, the milk in your tea is just one of the ways you Discover Dairy in your everyday. If you want to get involved, you'll find details of local events, shows and competitions right here. Take a look!

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World Milk Day

Support dairy - World Milk Day

Join us in celebrating #worldmilkday by posting a photo of you raising a glass of #milk this Thursday 1st June! Don't forget to tag us @Thisisdairy


Open Farm Sunday

Open Farm Sunday

More than ever it’s important to understand where our food comes from and how it makes the journey from the field to our fridges, but have you ever thought about getting involved with your local farmers to find out more about what life’s really like down on the farm?

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Mary Quicke

Farmer diary: Mary Quicke MBE

Mary Quicke's family has been farming for more than 450 years. The dairy is the heart of the farm, where 500 cows produce creamy milk for her award-winning cheeses. Read all the latest news from Mary's farm here.

Mary's diary
Farmers Markets

Farmers' Markets and Food Festivals

Sample great produce and support your local dairy farmers at a farmers' market or food festival. Find out what's on near you here.

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Year-round Housing

Visit a farm in Somerset which is home to more than 1000 cows.

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Dairy Goodness

Discover Dairy in your everyday... cooking!

Each month, we'll share a delicious recipe using the dairy goodness brought to you by dairy farmers and their lovely cows.

Get in the kitchen – your body will thank you for it!

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Get down to the Moovies! See our latest videos

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Farmer Profiles

Discover and immerse yourself in the passionate and intriguing world of our dairy farmers. Read and explore their profiles and discover how dairy farming can also be great for the whole family.

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Join the conversation

A survey found that some adults genuinely believe chocolate milk comes from brown cows! Have moovellous Monday……

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Job of the month

Job of the Month

The Cow Nutritionist - We're highlighting careers within dairy industry. This month, it's the Cow Nutritionist's time to shine. To produce the delicious milk we enjoy every day, it's vital that our lovely ladies eat a healthy and nutritionally-balanced diet.

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