Introducing Utensils to Your Little One

What’s the best age to start introducing utensils? Any time that you feel your child is ready is fine, but don’t expect your one-year-old to be an expert just yet. While some babies master this skill around 12 months, others may not get the hang of it until closer to a year and a half. Here are a few tips to get started:

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On Joy & Jiu-Jitsu

Here at Stonyfield, we believe a company is only as good as the people who work for it. So forgive us if we brag, but we think we have some pretty amazing people. Take Kate Marshall, for instance. Kate stands just over five feet tall, loves soccer, and excels at her job as brand coordinator. But despite her tiny size and the mischievous grin she’s known for, you probably wouldn’t want to meet Kate in a dark alley. That’s because she recently took third place in her category at the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation Worlds tournament. We interviewed Kate to find out more about her sport of choice – and why it brings her so much joy.

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Stonyfield is proud to be an environmentally-concious company

Stonyfield’s longstanding commitment to environmental sustainability is one of the things that make our company unique. Our Healthy Planet mission runs very, very deep, encompassing everything from being the first dairy company to use plant-based packaging to our employee-led annual waste audits that have helped us achieve a 90% recycling rate. It includes big things, like our groundbreaking use of rail to move our yogurt east to west, and little things, too, like having recycling bins at our desks, instead of trash cans.

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Here at Stonyfield, we’re always searching for new ways to have fun. And as you might imagine, we also have some employees who are pretty passionate about food — so we’re always looking for great new ways to incorporate our yogurt into cooking.

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How to make a cow happy?Most non-organic cows never even get outside, let alone take that first joyful romp through spring pasture. Organic cows, on the other hand, are required to be on pasture.

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Yummy veggies
One of the joys of a CSA is discovering what’s in the box each week

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A naked organic cow looks on as community members stand in silent protest.
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Melinda Hemmelgarn, M.S., R.D.

by Melinda Hemmelgarn, M.S., R.D.

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