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Have breakfast with the cows at Goldview Farms in Waverly
June 13, 2011

By Jennifer Kotila
Staff Writer

WRIGHT COUNTY, MN – Children and adults alike will get their fill of pancakes and farming fun during Wright County Breakfast on the Farm, hosted for the second year in a row by Goldview Farms of Waverly.

The event will take place Saturday, June 18 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. An all-you-can-eat breakfast of pancakes, sausages, juice, and milk is only $2. Proceeds from the breakfast will be donated to the local food shelf.

Goldview Farms is a fifth-generation dairy farm owned by Greg and Faye Bakeberg and their son, Pat, who milk about 120 head of dairy cattle, raise dairy steers, and farm about 700 acres.

Attendees of Breakfast on the Farm will be able to tour an operating dairy farm, take a wagon ride, pet the farm animals at the children’s barn, and sample dairy treats.

Princess Kay of the Milky Way, Katie Miron, and many informative displays will be available to educate folks about the dairy industry.

Another celebrity appearance will be made by Viktor the Viking, who will be promoting the Fuel Up to Play 60, a nationwide movement focused on fighting childhood obesity by empowering children to take control of their own health.

Parking for the event will be at the Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted High School, with a shuttle transporting people to the farm. There will be limited handicap parking available at the farm.

Major sponsors for the Wright County Breakfast on the Farm are: AMPI, Centra Sota Cooperative, Feed Stuff Bagging, Has San Lake Mutual Insurance, Munson Lakes Nutrition, Trueman-Welters, Wright County American Dairy Association, Wright County Farm Bureau, Wright County Pork Producers, and Wright-Hennepin Cooperative Electric.

For more information and directions, contact Dan Glessing at (320) 420-4807 or follow the link to Breakfast on the Farm on the Herald Journal website, www.herald-journal.com.

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