Breakfast on the Farm

 

Find a Breakfast on the Farm near you! Events are listed in chronological order.

Clay County
Date: May 30
Time: 7 a.m.-Noon
Location: Kasin Farms, 4271 230th Street, Hawley
Directions: From Hawley, go 3.25 miles south on County Road 31
Cost: Free will donation
Menu: Pancakes with strawberries, breakfast sausage, scrambled eggs with cheese, milk, coffee and water
Activities: Barrel train rides, horse drawn wagon rides, new and old farm equipment display, milk drinking contest, Farm Safety 4 Just Kids, horticultural information, biodiesel and ethanol displays, farm animal zoo
Parking: Available on site with horse or tractor wagon rides to the breakfast area
Contact: Keith and Lori Aakre, 218-937-5514
Sponsored by: Clay County Farm Bureau and many area businesses

Stearns County
Date: June 6
Time: 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Location: Rohe Dairy, Melrose
Directions: Park at Melrose Area Public School. A free shuttle will take you to the farm.
Cost – Adults: $5
Cost – Children: 5 and under free
Menu: Pancakes, French toast, sausage, eggs, milk, juice and coffee
Activities: Guided tours, obstacle course, petting zoo, wagon rides and more
Parking: Not available on site. Park at Melrose Area Public School.
Contact: www.stearnsfarmbreakfast.com
Sponsored by: AgStar Financial Services, American Foods Group, Central Minnesota Credit Union, Land O’Lakes, Leedstone, Melrose Dairy Proteins, Munson Feeds, Midwest Machinery Company, Stearns County American Dairy Association, Stearns County Farm Bureau, Stearns Electric Association, Vita Plus, Zoetis and more

Waseca County
Date: June 9
Time: 6-8 p.m.
Location: Farmamerica, 7367 360th Ave, Waseca
Cost: Free
Menu: Pork and beef burgers, milk, popcorn, root beer floats, chips and cookies
Activities: Children’s activities, live music, tram rides and petting zoo
Contact: Sue Harguth, 507-461-2538
Sponsored by: Waseca County American Dairy Association and the Waseca Chamber Ag Committee

Todd County
Date: June 13
Time: 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Location: Zigan Dairy, Long Prairie
Directions: Park at Long Prairie High School, 9th Street N
Cost: $1
Menu: Burgers, chips, ice cream
Parking: No parking is available at the farm. Take the shuttle from Long Prairie High School.
Contact: Todd County Extension, 320-732-4435
Sponsored by: Todd County Livestock Advisory Council and Todd County Extension

Goodhue County
Date: June 17
Time: 7-11 a.m.
Location: Burfeind Dairy LLC, 18820 County 9 Blvd, Goodhue
Cost: Free
Menu: Egg bake, fruit, rolls and dairy products
Activities: Kids’ activities and live animals
Contact: Christian Schmipf, 651-380-8293
Sponsored by: Goodhue County American Dairy Association and KCUE – Red Wing Radio

Mower County
Date: June 20
Time: 8-11:30 a.m.
Location: Reiland Farms, Troy and Chris Sukalski, 13698 755th Ave, LeRoy
Directions: From Highway 56 in LeRoy, take County Road 14 (east side of the high school) north for 3 miles. Turn west on County Road 11 for 1.5 miles, then south on 755th Ave. Watch for signs.
Cost – Adults: $3
Cost – Children: Age 6 and under are free, family rate of $12
Menu: Pancakes, sausage, milk, coffee and orange juice
Activities: Horse drawn wagon rides, petting zoo, farm scavenger hunt, farm tours and much more
Parking: Free parking at the farm
Contact: Virginia Bissen, 507-582-3518 or vmbissen@gmail.com
Sponsored by: Mower County Farm Bureau Federation with many supporting county organizations and businesses

Steele County
Date: June 20
Time: 8 a.m.-Noon
Location: Clover Glen Dairy Farm, 9368 SE 18th Street, Claremont
Cost – Adults: $5
Cost – Children: 5 and under are free
Menu: Pancakes, sausage, cheese, milk and coffee
Activities: Barn tours, petting zoo, jump house, picture with a calf, horse and buggy rides, kids craft tent, butter making, antique tractors and dairy princesses
Parking: Handicap parking only at the farm. There will be a shuttle bus from the Steele County Fairgrounds from 8-11 a.m.
Contact: Glenn Johnson, 507-676-3421 or Mary Schroeder, 507-213-9394
Sponsored by: Steele County American Dairy Association

Watonwan County
Date: June 20
Time: 8-11 a.m.
Location: Bryon and Kathy Christenson Farm, 73805 280th Street, St. James
Directions: 7 miles north of St. James on Hwy 4, then 2.5 miles east on County Road 1
Cost: Free
Menu: Pancakes, little smokies, rolls, coffee, milk and juice
Activities: Equipment to explore, hay rides, live animals, visit with legislators, bouncy barn, 4-H information and exhibits/demonstrations
Parking: Available on site
Contact: Scott and Samantha Runge, ssjrunge@gmail.com or Facebook at Watonwan County Farm Bureau
Sponsored by: Watonwan County Farm Bureau along with other supporting businesses and organizations

Wright County
Date: June 20
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, education agriculture booths and a petting zoo
Parking: Park at HLWW High School to take the shuttle to the farm
Contact: www.breakfastonthefarm.org or Dan Glessing, 320-420-4807
Sponsored by: Wright County Farm Bureau, Wright County American Dairy Association, Munson Lakes Nutrition, Feed Stuff Bagging Inc., Centra Sota Cooperative and many more
Wabasha County
Date: June 25
Time: 4-9 p.m.
Location: Klein Cow Palace, 69363 County Road 2, Lake City
Cost: $5
Menu: Shredded beef, corn, apples, mashed potatoes
Activities: Kids’ activities, petting zoo, tractors and more
Parking: Parking and busing will be available from Lake City Elementary
Contact: Katie Brown, 507-951-2951
Sponsored by: Local county agriculture organizations and county businesses

Fillmore County
Date: June 27
Time: 5 p.m.
Location: Redalen Holsteins, Lanesboro
Cost: Free will donation
Menu: Cheeseburger, beans, potato salad
Activities: Corn box, inflatable jump toys and see robotic milking in action
Contact: Trinity Johnson, 507-273-7550
Sponsored by: Fillmore County American Dairy Association

Olmsted County
Date: June 27
Time: 6:30-11:30 a.m.
Location: Schumacher Dairy Farm, Elgin
Directions: North of Elgin on Highway 247
Cost – Adults: $6
Cost – Children: Age 5-13 $3, under 5 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: On site
Contact: Ken Levos, 507-696-4013
Sponsored by: Many area businesses

Beltrami County
Date: June 28
Time: 8:30 a.m.-Noon
Location: Beltrami County Fairgrounds
Directions: 2 miles north of Bemidji on Highway 71
Cost – Adults: $5
Cost – Children: 11 and under free
Menu: Pancakes, ice cream, berries, sausage and ham
Activities: Live farm animals, scavenger hunt and more
Contact: Linda Binkley, 218-760-8014
Sponsored by: Beltrami County Farm Bureau

Winona County
Date: June 30
Time: 5-8 p.m.
Location: Wirtland Holstein Farm, 25438 County Road 25, Lewiston
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 and a band
Parking: Limited on site, shuttle buses will be available
Contact: Winona Area Chamber of Commerce, 507-452-2272 or info@winonachamber.com
Sponsored by: Winona Area Chamber of Commerce and AgStar Financial Services
Blue Earth and Le Sueur Counties
Date: July 18
Time: 7-11:30 a.m.
Location: Goebel Brothers Family Farm, 19692 Monks Ave, Mankato (not far from the MSU-Mankato campus)
Cost: Free (suggested donation $1)
Menu: Pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs
Activities: Farm machinery display, farm animals, kids’ activities and more
Parking: Off-site parking with a shuttle bus to the farm will be available
Contact: Like us on Facebook – Breakfast on the Farm hosted by Le Sueur and Blue Earth County Farm Bureaus
Sponsors: Blue Earth and Le Sueur County Farm Bureaus, Minnesota Farm Bureau Foundation, Scott/Le Sueur County Corn & Soybean Growers, Blue Earth County Corn & Soybean Growers, Le Sueur County Pork Producers, Blue Earth County Pork Producers, AgStar Financial Services, Southern Minnesota Center for Agriculture and more.

Rice County
Date: July 22
Time: 7:30-9 a.m.
Location: Rice County Fairgrounds Beer Garden, Faribault
Cost: Free, first come-first served
Menu: Eggs, sausage, fruit, rolls, juice and coffee
Activities: Agriculture Hall of Fame inductions
Parking: Available at the fairgrounds
Contact: Mary Jo Schoenfeld, 507-455-0745 or maryjo.schoenfeld@fbmn.org
Sponsored by: Rice County Farm Bureau

Nicollet County
Date: July 26
Time: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Location: Along Nicollet County Road 5, 5.5 miles east of State Hwy 111
Menu: Pork chop dinner, pie and ice cream
Activities: 100th Anniversary Program for Nicollet County Farm Bureau and Extension and games will follow the meal
Parking: A shuttle will be available.
Contact: Garfield Eckberg, 507-246-5025, gre37@wildbluecoop.com or Dennis Schmidt, 507-233-5776, dschmidt@ummc.co
Sponsored by: Nicollet County Extension, Nicollet County Farm Bureau and KNUJ Radio

Washington-Ramsey County
Date: July 26
Time: 12:30 p.m.
Location: Miron Family Farm, 15250 Homestead Ave N, Hugo
Cost: Free will donation
Menu: Lunch and ice cream
Activities: Farm tours, entertainment, games
Parking: Available on site
Contact: Kristy Miron, kristymiron@gmail.com
Sponsored by: Washington-Ramsey County Farm Bureau and Washington County American Dairy Association