Let’s Celebrate World School Milk Day!

In the UK, Members of Parliament served as honorary milk monitors for the day.

By Mary Nicholson

Mark your calendars for Wednesday, September 26.  It’s the 13th annual World School Milk Day!!  Beggining in 2000 with assistance from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, celebrations are held in countries across the globe to help bring attention to the goodness of milk and its role in good nutrition for students.

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Celebration Around the Globe – World School Milk Day

By Mary Nicholson

There is only one beverage that brings children together from all around the world to celebrate…milk!  Wednesday, September 28th marks the 12th annual World School Milk Day (WSMD) promoted by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations.  World School Milk Day provides a chance for children around the world to learn about making healthy beverage choices and increases their knowledge about cultures around the world.  Launched in 2000, the day is used to promote the importance of drinking milk at school to children in a fun and educational way. The goal of World School Milk Day is to celebrate school milk on one day of the year at the same time all across the world.

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