Thursday, July 19, 2012

You're Invited to a Free Breakfast

Since 2009, nearly 23,000 children and adults have attended Breakfast on the Farm events throughout Michigan to learn about where food comes from. At each event, attendees had a chance to learn how cows are milked, pet a calf, take wagon rides, see tractors and eat ice cream.

 Make sure to mark Saturday August 4 on your calendar to take your family to a free Breakfast on the Farm hosted by the May Farms, 7947 Fruit Ridge in Alpine Township!  The event will include tours of the farm and great food. It will be a fun time you don’t want to miss!  The program runs from 8:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. with breakfast being served from 9:00 a.m. till noon.
Local Event sponsors include Alt Oil Company Inc.,Burnips Equipment,  Choice One Bank, Gowan Company, Jack Brown Produce, Kent County Farm Bureau, Lawrence Clark, Michigan Farm Bureau Insurance Agents, Michigan Soybean Promotion Committee, North Central Cooperative;, Peach Ridge Orchard Supply, Preferred Concrete Construction, Reisters Grower Services LLC, Steve Alt & Sons, Ted Wallace, Truck Repair Service.

With thousands anticipated to attend. help is needed.  If you want to help, please contact Kent County MSU Extension office at (616) 336-3265.  Tickets for this great family event can be obtained at the following locations:

 Allendale Public Library,  Byron Center Family Fare, Caledonia D & W Grocery Store, Cedar Springs Choice One Bank Comstock Park  Independent Bank, Plumb’s on 4 Mile Road Coopersville Public Library, E. Grand Rapids  D & W on Breton. Fremont  Newaygo MSU Extension Office, Grand Haven Public Library, Ottawa MSU Extension Office, Grand Rapids Fulton Street Farmer’s Market, Kent MSU Extension Office,  Grant Choice One Bank, Howard City Independent Bank, Kent City Choice One Bank, Lowell Blue Ribbon Feed Store, Muskegon Muskegon MSU Extension Office, Rockford D & W Grocery Store, Sparta Choice One Bank, Family Fare, Standale Independent Bank.

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