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Enjoy A Breakfast On The Farm In JuneEnjoy A Breakfast On The Farm In June

Farms across the state are hosting special breakfasts for all visitors.

May 14, 2013

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Dairy farmers and some county Farm Bureaus throughout Minnesota are sponsoring or co-sponsoring a 'Breakfast on the Farm' throughout the summer.

Each event includes a breakfast and numerous activities for all ages to enjoy including farm tours, wagon rides, machinery display, petting zoo and much more.

Events for June are listed below.

Contact the county/regional Farm Bureau to get the most current information.


Clay County
Date: June 1
Time: 7 a.m. – Noon
Location: Western Minnesota Steam Threshers Grounds, Rollag
Cost: Free
Menu: Scrambled eggs, pancakes, strawberries, breakfast sausage, coffee, milk and ice cream
Activities: Kids pedal tractor pull, farm commodity booths, farm animal zoo, spring planting, barrel train rides, horse drawn wagon rides, tractor wagon rides, merry-go-round and entertainment
Contact Person: Keith and Lori Aakre
Contact Information: 218-979-1609
Sponsored by: Clay County Farm Bureau and Hawley Lions

Stearns County
Date: June 1
Time: 8 a.m.-Noon.
Location: Groetsch Dairy, Albany
Directions: From St. Cloud, take I-94 west to Avon. Watch for directional signs in Avon.
Cost – Adults: $5
Cost – Children: Age 5 and under are free
Menu: Pancakes, eggs, sausage, milk and coffee
Activities: Farm tours, children's barnyard, Princess Kay of the Milky Way, Vikings cheerleaders, live radio broadcasts, educational booths and ice cream cones.
Parking: Parking will be at Albany High School where a free charter bus will take you to the farm.
Contact Information: www.stearnsfarmbreakfast.com or Stearns County Breakfast on the Farm on Facebook
Sponsored by: Stearns County Farm Bureau and many supporting sponsors


Washington-Ramsey County
Date: June 2
Time: 1-4 p.m.
Location: Autumnwood Farm, 19435 Granada Ave N, Forest Lake
Directions: 3 miles south of downtown Forest Lake, Hwy 61 to 190th Street east to Granada Ave, then north to the farm
Cost: Free
Menu: Lunch while supplies last
Activities: Farm tours, product samples and farm animals
Contact Person: Fran Miron
Contact Information: [email protected]
Sponsored by: Washington County American Dairy Association, Washington-Ramsey County Farm Bureau, Ellsworth Coop Creamery, Forest Lake FFA and 4-H

Waseca County
Date: June 4
Time: 4-8 p.m.
Location: Greg and Sue Harguth Farm, 31723 State Hwy 13, Waseca
Directions: South of Waseca on Hwy 13 about 4 miles
Cost: Free
Menu: Hamburgers and pork burgers
Activities: Magician, DJ Grain Simmons, kid's activities, farm tours and information booths
Parking: On site
Contact Person: Greg and Sue Harguth
Contact Information: 507-835-5494
Sponsored by: County commodity groups

Wright County
Date: June 15
Time: 7 a.m.-1 p.m.
Location: Goldview Farms, Waverly
Directions: Park at HLWW High School, 8700 Cty Rd 6 SW, Howard Lake and take a free shuttle bus to the farm
Cost – Adults: $3
Cost – Children: 5 and under free
Menu: Chris Cakes pancakes, sausage, milk and coffee
Activities: Farm tour, cheese and ice cream samples, wagon rides, educational agriculture booths, petting zoo
Parking: Available at HLWW High School with a free shuttle bus ride to the farm
Contact Person: Dan Glessing
Contact Information: breakfastonthefarm.org or 320-420-4807
Sponsored by: Wright County Farm Bureau and various sponsors


Mower County
Date: June 22
Time: 7:30-11:30 a.m.
Location: Jim and Connie Sathre Farm, 17513 680th Ave, Adams
Cost – Adults: $3
Cost – Children: 6 and under free
Menu: Chris Cakes pancakes, sausage, coffee, orange juice and milk
Activities: Farm equipment on display, farm safety display, organization displays, horse wagon rides and kiddie barnyard
Parking: Parking on farm or take the shuttle bus from the Hy-Vee in Austin
Contact Person: Virginia Bissen
Contact Information: 507-582-3518
Sponsored by: Mower County Farm Bureau and various sponsors

Wadena County
Date: June 22
Time: 8 a.m. – Noon
Location: Dan and Rosie Middendorf Farm, 17784 Co Rd 7, Verndale
Cost: Farmer's share or free will offering
Menu: Pancakes, sausage, strawberries, ice cream, coffee and milk
Parking: Available on site
Contact Person: Joel Middendorf
Contact Information: 218-639-6817

Winona County
Date: June 27
Time: 4:30-8 p.m.
Location: Greden Ponderosa Dairy, Altura
Directions: North of Altura
Cost – Adults: $7 (Family meal, maximum of six $25)
Cost – Children: 10 and under $4
Menu: Brats, hot dogs, baked beans, chips, cheese stick, root beer floats, milk and coffee
Activities: Games, hay ride, cow milking, live music, Princess Kay, petting zoo and more
Parking: On site
Contact Person: Winona Area Chamber of Commerce
Contact Information: [email protected] or 507-452-2272
Sponsored by: Winona Area Chamber of Commerce

Cass County
Date: June 29
Time: 9-11 a.m.
Location: 4-H Food Stand Cass County Fairgrounds, Pine River
Cost – Adults: Farmers share
Contact Person: Sarah Kuschel
Contact Information: [email protected]
Sponsored by: Cass County Farm Bureau


Olmsted County
Date: June 29
Time: 6:30-11:30 a.m.
Location: Ed and Sherri Twohey Dairy Farm, 8428 80th Street SW, Stewartville
Directions: Take the bus from the Olmsted County Fairgrounds. Bus ride is free providing at least one member of your party is wearing a $5 Rochesterfest Button.
Cost – Adults: $6
Cost – Children: 5-12: $3, under 5: free
Menu: Chris Cakes pancakes, sausage, milk juice, cheese and coffee
Activities: Horse drawn wagon rides, free petting zoo, educational agricultural displays and exhibits
Parking: Ample free parking
Contact Person: Ron Pagel
Contact Information: 507-259-5792
Sponsored by: Rochester Area Ag Committee and Olmstead County Farm Bureau

Beltrami County
Date: June 30
Time: 8:30 a.m.-Noon
Location: Beltrami County Fairgrounds
Cost: $5 suggested donation (100% of proceeds will go to agricultural youth programs via 4-H and FFA)
Menu: Pancakes, ice cream, strawberries, sausage, ham, coffee and milk
Activities: Wagon rides, animal exhibits, informational booths
Contact Person: John Gilbertson
Contact Information: 218-243-2546

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