Giveaways Provide Educational Value to Fairgoers

Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation (MFBF) is giving away three different items at the Minnesota State Fair that offer educational value. Stop by the MFBF building at the State Fair, August 27–September 7, for your chance to win.

There will be three books given away throughout the two weeks: The Kid Who Changed the World, The Beeman and How Did That Get in My Lunchbox. Each day of the fair will end with the drawing for a children’s book. These books offer children the opportunity to learn about farming, where food comes from, how honey is made and more!

MFBF will also be having a drawing for a rain barrel. While entering to win the barrel, learn how farmers have decreased their water usage in the past 20 years.

Finally, fairgoers will have the opportunity to speak with a Minnesota farmer about farming today. MFBF will be giving away thermal lunch bags, ice cream scoops and Pico de Gallo recipe cards, featuring a recipe made from Minnesota crops. New signage will be displayed in the booth, featuring photos from farms, quotes from farmers and facts about agriculture.

The MFBF State Fair building is located at 1305 Underwood Street, directly across from the Food Building and behind the giant slide.

Minnesota Farm Bureau representing Farmers • Families • Food is comprised of 78 local Farm Bureaus across Minnesota. Members make their views known to political leaders, state government officials, special interest groups and the general public. Programs for young farmers and ranchers develop leadership skills and improve farm management. Promotion and Education Committee members work with programs such as Ag in the Classroom and safety education for children. Join Farm Bureau today and support our efforts to serve as an advocate for rural Minnesota, www.fbmn.org.

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