Get your tickets for the Gratiot County Breakfast on the Farm

Tickets for the Aug. 19 event at De Saegher Dairy are available online and at area businesses

July 20, 2017 - Author: Mary Dunckel,

2017 Breakfast on the Farm, Ottawa County on June 24, 2017, J&J Dairy, Marne, MI. (Photo by Mindy Tape, MSU Extension)
2017 Breakfast on the Farm, Ottawa County on June 24, 2017, J&J Dairy, Marne, MI. (Photo by Mindy Tape, MSU Extension)

Michigan State University Extension and the De Saegher family are ready to welcome visitors to the Aug. 19 Breakfast on the Farm event in Middleton, Michigan. The event will include a farm-cooked breakfast and a self-guided walking tour of the farm. The event, which runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. with breakfast served until noon, is free; however tickets are required to eat breakfast.

Ticket locations include:

Alma: Commercial Bank, Gratiot Co. MSU Extension, GreenStone Farm Credit Services, Pizza Sam’s Breckenridge: Gratiot Outdoor Equipment, Isabella Bank
Carson City: Harvey’s Milling Co.
Ithaca: Gratiot County Farm Bureau, Hearthstone Oven, Isabella Bank
Middleton: Commercial Bank
Mt. Pleasant: GreenStone Farm Credit Services, Isabella Bank
Rosebush: Roz’s Diner
Saginaw: Saginaw Co. MSU Extension
Stanton: Montcalm Co. MSU Extension
St. Johns: Clinton Co. MSU Extension, GreenStone Farm Credit Services 
St. Louis: Bader & Sons, Frosty Cone

Tickets are also available online at www.breakfastonthefarm.com.

Breakfast on the Farm gives consumers and farm neighbors a firsthand look at modern food production, and the farm families who work hard to produce a safe, wholesome food supply for Michigan communities and beyond. The program began in 2009 in Clinton County when Tony and Patti Jandernoa of Dutch Meadows Dairy hosted the inaugural event which was attended by 1,500 visitors. Since then, over 83,000 people have attended a Breakfast on the Farm.

The program is made possible by the generous support of local and statewide sponsors. Statewide sponsors for the 2017 BOTF events include:  Corn Marketing Program of Michigan, United Dairy Industry of Michigan, Michigan Wheat Program, Michigan Farm Bureau, Michigan Farm Bureau Insurance, Michigan Foundation for Agriculture, GreenStone Farm Credit Services, Dairyland Seed, Michigan Milk Producers Association, Michigan Soybean Promotion Committee, Dairy Farmers of America and Crystal Flash.

For additional information visit www.breakfastonthefarm.com or contact Mary Dunckel, agriculture literacy educator at (989)354-9875 or dunckelm@anr.msu.edu or Ashley Kuschel, program coordinator at (586)469-7616 or kuschela@anr.msu.edu. We hope to see you at De Saegher Dairy on Aug. 19!

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