The Pennsylvania Dairymen’s Association sets off this weekend with his new “Milkshakes On The Moo-ve” food truck to offer hospital and nursing home workers free milkshakes from the Farm Show.
On Friday January 8th at 10:30 am at Karns Foods, 4870 Carlisle Pike, Mechanicsburg, the association will cut the tape of the new food truck and then be providing free milkshakes to ID card health workers from 11am to 4pm also be available to the public for $ 5.
The free milkshakes are offered in partnership with Modjeski and Masters, Inc.
The milkshake sale will benefit Pennsylvania agricultural charities, along with Feeding PA’s Fill A Glass With Hope fresh milk program for families in need.
Other milkshake popup events this weekend include:
- Karns in Paxton Square, 6001 Allentown Blvd., Harrisburg, Saturday, January 9th, 11am to 4pm
- Karns, 1706 Spring Road, Carlisle, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday January 10.
The association also has a premium ice cream specialty, Cowabunga, which is available for sale at Karns Foods, Stauffers by Kissel Hill Fresh Foods, and local businesses like Cornerstone Coffeehouse and Lancaster Brewing Company restaurants. The pints, made in honor of the 2021 Farm Show, come in vanilla and chocolate flavors.
The ice cream and milkshake pop-up events are a way for the association to continue its mission as the 2021 Farm Show was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Some show events will be continued virtually.
“We are well on our way to bringing the joy of PA Dairymen to the Central Pennsylvanians, with a special focus on our extraordinary healthcare heroes who are on the frontline saving lives. We’re excited to bring these people and all of our fans our delicious milkshakes and share our fun new food truck to kick off this year’s celebrations, ”said Dave Smith, Pennsylvania Dairymen’s Association General Manager.
“Although we are all broken, we cannot gather at the PA Farm Show this year due to the pandemic. We are excited to bring our delicious milkshakes and new Cowabunga ice cream to the public as they shop in celebration of our incredible dairy industry, dedicated dairy farmers and PA virtual farm show. “
Another popular farm show event that Calving Corner is also held online.
The Bollinger family will be broadcast live from Meadow Spring Farm in Lititz, Lancaster County, starting at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, January 12. On Tuesday, January 19th, Calving Corner will be broadcast live from Brook Corner Holsteins, the Hoover family from Lebanon. In addition, interactive STEM activities will be presented by educators from the Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts.