Manitowoc, WI (May 29, 2019): The Farm Wisconsin Discovery Center will be hosting the next Breakfast at the Barn on May 29, 2019. Doors will open at 7:15am with the breakfast buffet starting at 7:30am with a presentation from our current Alice in Dairyland, Kaitlyn Riley, beginning at 8:00am.

Breakfast at the Barn is an agriculture educational event that is held six times a year.  At each breakfast, Farm Wisconsin will feature a different dynamic presenter that will focus on a variety of topics in the agriculture industry.

Alice in Dairyland is a one-year, full-time public relations professional employed by the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection (WI DATCP). Join Farm Wisconsin on May 29th for the next Breakfast at the Barn to hear from our current Alice in Dairyland, Kaitlyn Riley.  She will share the importance of the economic impact of agriculture in Wisconsin and our top commodities.

Kaitlyn Riley, Gays Mills, learned first-hand the passion and work ethic of Wisconsin farmers growing up on her family’s registered Jersey dairy farm. Wanting to share agriculture’s story, she studied strategic communications and broadcast journalism at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In college, she held officer positions with the Association of Women in Agriculture and Badger Dairy Club. She also founded the university’s first agricultural radio talk show, AgChat.

Breakfast buffet beginning at 7:30am with presentation starting at 8am. We request you purchase your tickets ahead of time either online ( https://farmwisconsin/breakfast) or at our front desk by May 27th.  The breakfast and presentation are included in the ticket price. Tickets are $10 for Farm Wisconsin Members and $15 for Non-members. Non-members may also add a tour of Farm Wisconsin for an additional $5.

Breakfast at the Barn featuring Alice in Dairyland is sponsored by Wisconsin Public Service Foundation.

For more information, contact Angel Johanek at 920-726-6004 or angel@farmwisconsin.org.

Farm Wisconsin Discovery Center:

The Farm Wisconsin Discovery Center is a state-of-the-art, interactive agricultural education center located in Manitowoc County. It provides visitors with the opportunity to connect to the agriculture industry by better understanding where their food comes from, and why agriculture is so important to them. The center features 10,000 square feet of hands-on learning opportunities, a birthing barn where visitors may watch calves being born daily, and an opportunity to tour a local farm to learn about Wisconsin’s rich farm history. Open daily from 9:00am to 5:00pm seven days a week.

To learn more about Farm Wisconsin, please visit: www.FarmWisconsin.org

 

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