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Breakfast on the Farm

 

County Farm Bureaus and area agricultural organizations host Breakfast on the Farms each year as an opportunity for people to see a real farm in their community, eat breakfast and learn about farming.

See below for the listing of 2016 breakfast or on farm events.
 

Clay County Breakfast on the Farm

Date: June 4
Time: 7 a.m.-Noon
Location: David & Joanne Herbranson Farm, 12402 260th St. S, Hawley
Directions: 11 miles south of Hawley on Co. Hwy 31. Follow signs, road will be marked.
Cost: Free will offering
Menu: Pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs
Activities: Barrel-train rides, horse drawn wagon rides, new and old farm equipment display, milk drinking contest, farm safety display, horticultural information, biodiesel/ethanol information, farm animal zoo, door prizes and more.
Contact: www.hawley.govoffice.com or 218-483-3331
Sponsored by: Hawley Lions, Clay County Farm Bureau and many more.


Stearns County Breakfast on the Farm

Date: June 4
Time: 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Location: Janski Farms, St. Augusta
Cost – Adults: $5
Cost – Children: 5 and under are free
Activities: Exhibits and activities, farm animal petting zoo, farm tour
Parking: Please park at 4101 Clearwater Road, St. Cloud and a free shuttle bus will take you to the dairy farm.
Contact: www.stearnsfarmbreakfast.com
Sponsored by: AgStar Financial Services, American Foods Group, Central Minnesota Credit Union, Centra Sota, Leedstone, Land O’Lakes, Melrose Dairy Proteins, Stearns County Farm Bureau, Stearns County American Dairy Association, Stearns Electric Association, Vita Plus, Zoetis and more


Waseca County Taste of the Farm

Date: June 7
Time: 5-8 p.m.
Location: Harguth Farm, 3 miles south of Waseca on State Hwy 13
Cost: Free
Menu: Hamburgers, chips, ice cream, popcorn
Activities: Kids petting zoo, farm equipment, farm tours, music
Contact: Sue Harguth, 507-461-2538
Sponsored by: Waseca Ag Chamber and many area businesses


Dodge County Dinner with a Farmer

Date: June 16
Time: 5-7 p.m.
Location: North Park, Kasson
Cost: $5
Menu: Burgers, chips, salad, cookies, water
Activities: Farm equipment, kids’ activities, farm animals, Ask a Farmer a question. At 7:30 p.m., head over to the Kasson Theater for a FREE showing of the Farmland film with popcorn.
Contact: Mary Jo Schoenfeld, 507-455-0745
Sponsored by: Dodge County agriculture organizations and Erdman’s Grocery Store


Goodhue County Breakfast on the Farm

Date: June 17
Time: 7-11 a.m.
Location: Brad, Denise, Brady and Alyse Voth Farm, 22695 Co 9 Blvd, Goodhue
Cost: Free
Menu: Breakfast meal
Activities: Farm tours, petting zoo, kids’ activities, tub train rides for kids, tractor display
Contact: Christian Schmipf, 651-380-8293
Sponsored by: Goodhue County Dairy Farmers and KCUE Radio-Red Wing


Kanabec-Isanti County Breakfast on the Farm

Date: June 18
Time: 7-11 a.m.
Location: Haubenschild Farms, 35050 Nacre Street NW, Princeton
Directions: From Cambridge, 10 miles west on Hwy 95. From Princeton, 6.5 miles east on Hwy 95. From Hwy 47, 3 miles west on Hwy 95. 1 mile north of Hwy 95 on Nacre Street. Follow signs.
Cost – Adults: $3
Cost – Children: 3 and under are free
Menu: Pancakes, sausage, juice, coffee and milk
Activities: Tours, petting zoo, activities by 4-H and FFA, interactive computer games, local dairy princesses, exhibits by local ag businesses and organizations
Contact: 320-679-1012 or holycow7@huges.net
Sponsored by: Kanabec-Isanti County Farm Bureau, local businesses and agriculture commodity groups

Mower County Breakfast on the Farm

Date: June 18
Time: 7:30-11:30 a.m.
Location: Gene Anderson Farm, 30111 620th Ave, Waltham
Cost – Adults: $3 (Family Rate $12)
Cost – Children: 6 and under FREE
Menu: Chris Cakes pancakes, sausage, milk, juice and coffee
Activities: Farm tours, scavenger hunt, horse drawn wagon rides, educational agriculture displays, milk “Star” the cow
Contact: Virginia Bissen, 507-582-3518 or Mary Jo Schoenfeld, 507-455-0745
Sponsored by: Mower County Farm Bureau


Watonwan County Breakfast on the Farm

Date: June 18
Time: 8-11 a.m.
Location: Eischen & Sons Farm, 26785 620th Ave Comfrey
Directions: 3.25 miles north of Darfur on County Road 4
Cost: Free
Menu: Pancakes, smokies, rolls, coffee, juice, milk
Activities: Animals, bouncy barn, 4-H projects
Parking: Available on site
Contact: Scott and Samantha Runge, ssjrunge@gmail.com or Watonwan County Farm Bureau on Facebook
Sponsored by: Watonwan County Farm Bureau


Wright County Breakfast on the Farm

Date: June 18
Time: 7 a.m.-Noon
Location: Goldview Farms, Waverly
Cost – Adults: $5
Cost – Children: 5 and under are free
Menu: Pancakes, sausage, coffee and milk
Activities: Tour the dairy farm, cheese and ice cream samples, wagon rides, educational agriculture booths and a petting zoo
Parking: Park at HLWW High School to take the shuttle to the farm
Contact: Dan Glessing, 320-420-4807
Sponsored by: Wright County Farm Bureau, Wright County American Dairy Association, Wright County Pork Producers, AgStar Financial Services, Centra Sota Cooperative, Feed Stuff Bagging Inc., Kemps, Munson Lakes Nutrition and more


Winona County Night on the Farm

Date: June 22
Time: 4-8 p.m.
Location: Bruce and Jodi Heim Farm, 11617 Hwy 14 E, St. Charles
Cost: Free event, charge for meal
Menu: Brats, hot dogs, chips, beans, root beer float, cheese stick
Activities: Farm machine display, games, petting zoo, train wagon, band
Parking: Limited on site, shuttle buses also available
Contact: Winona Chamber of Commerce, 507-452-2272 or info@winonachamber.com
Sponsored by: Winona Chamber of Commerce and AgStar Financial Services


Wabasha County Night on the Farm

Date: June 24
Time: 4-8:30 p.m.
Location: Jary and Celene Holst Farm, 20514 590th Street, Kellogg
Cost: $5
Menu: Pork sandwich, corn, apple, chips, milk and ice cream
Activities: Petting zoo, kids games, parlor tour, milking demonstration, old tractors, history display
Parking: Busing from SEMA in Plainview is available with buses every 30 minutes. Parking and busing will also be available from Kellogg.
Contact: Katie Brown, 507-951-2951
Sponsored by: Wabasha County businesses and dairy farmers


Olmsted County Breakfast on the Farm

Date: June 25
Time: 6:30-11:30 a.m.
Location: Keith and Kristine Knutson Dairy Farm, 49273 170th Ave, Pine Island
Cost – Adults: $7
Cost – Children: Age 5-13 $4, 5 and under free
Menu: All you can eat pancakes, sausage, cheese, milk, orange juice and coffee
Activities: Petting zoo, horse pulled wagon rides, agriculture displays and exhibits
Parking: Shuttle bus will be available
Contact: Ken Levos, 507-696-4013
Sponsored by: Many area businesses

Fillmore County Breakfast on the Farm

Date: June 25
Time: 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Location: Duschee Hills Dairy, the Taylor and Troendle families, Lanesboro
Cost: Free will donation
Menu: Cheeseburgers, potato salad, chips, milk and ice cream
Activities: Children’s activities including bounce houses and educational displays
Contact: Michael Johnson, 507-421-3967


Steele County Breakfast on the Farm

Date: June 25
Time: 8 a.m.-Noon
Location: Rysavy Dairy Farm, 10204 S Country Road 45, Owatonna
Menu: Pancakes
Activities: Barn tours, petting zoo
Contact: Gail Demmer, 507-456-5201
Sponsored by: Steele County ADA


Beltrami County Breakfast on the Farm

Date: June 26
Time: 8:30 a.m.-Noon
Location: Beltrami County Fairgrounds
Cost – Adults: $5
Cost – Children: 11 and under are free
Activities: Kids activities, wagon rides and more
Parking: Available at the fairgrounds
Contacts: Stan Kimmes, 218-751-5900; Linda Binkley, 218-760-8014; or Renae Swanson, rswany8@gmail.com
Sponsored by: Beltrami County Farm Bureau


Cottonwood County Ag Awareness Promotion Night

Date: July 19
Time: 5:30-9 p.m.
Location: Cottonwood County Fairgrounds, Windom
Cost: Free
Activities: Farmland movie, children’s activities, food
Parking: At the fairgrounds
Contact: Matthew Adrian, 507-301-4098 or Mike Wojahn, 507-822-1100
Sponsored by: Cottonwood County Farm Bureau and Cottonwood County Corn and Soybean Growers


Rice County Breakfast at the Fair

Date: July 20
Time: 7:30-9 a.m.
Location: Rice County Fairgrounds
Cost: Free
Menu: Eggs, sausage, fruit, rolls
Activities: In connection with the Rice County Fair and Ag Hall of Fame recognition
Contact: Mary Jo Schoenfeld, 507-455-0745
Sponsored by: Rice County Farm Bureau


Nicollet County Breakfast on the Farm

Date: July 23
Time: 7-10 a.m.
Location: Johnson Hall, Nicollet County Fairgrounds, 400 West Union, St. Peter
Costs: Free will offering
Menu: Pancakes, sausage, eggs
Activities: Agriculture displays and animals
Parking: At the fairgrounds
Contact: Garfield Eckberg, 507-327-3237 or gre37@wildbluecoop.com or Dennis Schmidt, 507-276-2002 or dschmidt@ummc.co
Sponsored by: Nicollet County Farm Bureau


Le Sueur and Blue Earth County Breakfast on the Farm

Date: August 13
Time: 7-11:30 a.m.
Location: Guentzel Family Farms, 32172 490th Street, Kasota
Cost: Free
Menu: Pancakes, eggs, sausage
Activities: Farm tour, kids activities, equipment viewing
Parking: Free at the farm
Contact: Angela Guentzel, angela.guentzel@gmail.com
Sponsored by: Le Sueur County Farm Bureau, Blue Earth County Farm Bureau, WFS, Genesis, Crystal Valley, local 4-H groups, Corn and Soybean Grower Associations and Pork Producers


Cass County Harvest Supper

Date: August 27
Time: 5 p.m. social, 6 p.m. dinner, 7 p.m. entertainment
Location: Sunup Ranch, east of Pillager 1 mile north on County 18
Directions: From Brainerd – 1 mile west on MN 210, 1 miles north on County 18 (Pine Beach Road). From Nisswa – south on MN 371 to south leg of Cass County 77, west 6 miles then south 2 miles on County 18. From Motley – 13 miles east on MN 210, 1 mile north on County 18.
Activities: Dinner, music, silent auction, horse drawn wagon rides, kids activities
Contact: Sarah Kuschel, 218-587-4604 or casscountyfb@yahoo.com
Sponsored by: Cass County Farm Bureau