Chippewa Falls (WQOW) -- This weekend you can bring the family "back to the farm" and enjoy a day of fund and learning about agriculture.
On Saturday, September 9 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. you can head to Bears Grass Dairy, Inc.(S8495 County Road V, Augusta) for the 10th Annual Chippewa Valley Farm-City Day! Farm-City Day is an opportunity for the public to see and tour a working farm. The event is aimed to educate our community on where and how our food is produced, showing how agriculture has evolved and progressed over the last 50 years.
Attendees will also be able to view numerous agriculture educational displays and demonstrations, participate in kid's activities and visit the petting zoo. Food will be available for purchase from Eau Claire County 4-H. There will be many other special attractions at the event.
Bears Grass Dairy is a modern family farm featuring 400 cows and employing ten full-time and part-time employees, including many family members. Bears Grass Dairy focuses on animal care around the farm and utilizes soil and water conservation best management practices. Guided wagon tours of the farm will be provided by the Chippewa Valley Technical College Agri-Science students.
If you have any questions, feel free to contact Farm-City Day committee chair Katie Wantoch VIA EMAIL or the Dunn County UW-Extension Office at (715) 232-1636.