Subject: Free CPE: Live Virtual Dairy Farm Tour for Health Professionals

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This activity is hosted and accredited by New England Dairy and registration will take place on its website.
Free 2020 Webinar Series | June 3 | 2:00 PM EST | Live Virtual Farm Tour for Health and Wellness Professionals | With CT dairy farmer Amanda Freund and New England Dairy registered dietitian Hilary Walentuk, MS, RD, LDN
New England Dairy’s free live Virtual Farm Tour on Wednesday, June 3, at 2 pm EST, will connect health and wellness professionals directly to Freund’s Farm for a live video tour and chat with CT dairy farmer Amanda Freund and New England Dairy registered dietitian Hilary Walentuk MS, RD, LDN. Participants will walk away with a greater understanding of cow care, including cow nutrition, veterinary care, cow comfort, and milking technology; how New England dairy farmers are contributing to a sustainable food system, including reduction of greenhouse gas emissions and protection of soil and water; and milk safety including the use of antibiotics, hormones, and milk testing protocols. Participants will have the opportunity to send questions to be answered live by the dairy farmer and nutrition expert during the tour.
Register here for this free webinar
Learning Objectives
1. Learn about cow care including cow nutrition, veterinary care, cow comfort, and milking technology.
2. Explore how New England dairy farmers are contributing to a sustainable food system, including reduction of greenhouse gas emissions and protection of soil and water.
3. Understand milk safety protocol including use of antibiotics, hormones, and milk testing.

Approved for 1.0 hour of CPE by the Commission on Dietetic Registration.

You'll receive the certificate via email after the webinar.

This activity is hosted and accredited by New England Dairy and registration will take place on its website.



About New England Dairy
New England Dairy is a non-profit education organization staffed by registered dietitians and other professionals that serves as the voice of New England dairy farmers. Our mission is to champion the region’s farm families and the nutritious foods they produce by connecting people to dairy farms, supporting youth wellness in schools and delivering the latest nutrition and sustainability science to health professionals, scientists, media, nutrition professionals and educators. Learn more at NewEnglandDairy.com.


About The Presenters

Amanda Freund is a 3rd generation farmer in East Canaan, CT. Her family farm has diversified to include three unique businesses: a dairy farm, a production facility manufacturing CowPots (biodegradable pots made from their cows’ composted manure), and a farm market with a bakery and garden center. Prior to returning to her family’s farm, Amanda served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Zambia. She has traveled around the country speaking at women in agriculture conferences about diversification, sustainability and farming with family (www.girlintheplaidshoes.com).

Hilary Walentuk MS, RD, LDN, is a registered dietitian and Nutrition Specialist with New England Dairy. Hilary manages health-related and university partnerships across the New England region. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and completed both her Master of Science in Food and Nutrition and dietetic internship through Framingham State University’s Coordinated Program in Dietetics. She is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the Food & Culinary Professionals and Sports, Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutrition dietetic practice groups.


Presenter Disclosures
Amanda Freund is co-manager at her family’s dairy farm, Freund’s Farm, Inc as well as Sales and Marketing Manager for CowPots.  She is a Delegate for New England Dairy Promotion Board, nominee to CT Milk Promotion Board, and active with Agri-Mark Cooperative. Hilary Walentuk is an employee of New England Dairy.

This project was funded in part by the Connecticut Milk Promotion Board.