Highlights of STEM Week 2021

January 6, 2022By Jenna LangrehrEvents

Thank You to All Participants, Visitors, and Volunteers! Barns were built, experiments were conducted, and fun was had. Here are the highlights of Farm Wisconsin Discovery Center’s STEM Week, December 28-30, 2021.

Farm Wisconsin Discovery Center Hosts Inaugural Maple Syrup Days

February 23, 2021By JessicaEvents

MANITOWOC, WI – The Farm Wisconsin Discovery Center, in partnership with the Wisconsin Maple Syrup Producer’s Association, welcomes visitors to participate in their first-annual Maple Syrup Days Friday, March 26 and Saturday, March 27. The two-day event will highlight local syrup producers and offer hands-on opportunities to learn about Wisconsin’s maple syrup industry. Family-friendly activities … Read More

Santa Claus to Visit Farm Wisconsin Discovery Center

December 7, 2020By JessicaEvents

MANITOWOC, WI – The Farm Wisconsin Discovery Center, in partnership with the dairy farm families of Manitowoc County and the Manitowoc County Dairy Promotion Committee, is excited to once again host “Milk and Cookies with Santa”. The annual event will welcome Santa Claus on Saturday, December 12 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Due to … Read More

Farm Wisconsin to celebrate cranberries November 14

November 6, 2020By JessicaEvents

MANITOWOC, WI—Cranberries will likely take their place on thousands of Wisconsin Thanksgiving tables in a few weeks. In advance of that, Farm Wisconsin Discovery Center and the Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association will host an educational Cranberry Day feature at Farm Wisconsin November 14 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wisconsin is the nation’s leading … Read More

Farm Wisconsin to Host Farmer for a Day

June 11, 2020By JessicaEvents, Farm Wisconsin News

Farm Wisconsin Discovery Center is hosting a hands-on Farmer for a Day event from 10 am to 2:00 pm on Saturday, June 13th. This event is included with Farm Wisconsin admission and offers families an opportunity to get up close and personal with many aspects of Wisconsin agriculture.   The whole family will find ways … Read More

Chat with the Farmer features Wilfert Farms

May 15, 2020By JessicaChat With A Farmer

Farm name: Wilfert Farms, LLCFarmers: Dave & Terri Wilfert; Ryan & Kelsey Wilfert; Kelly WilfertFarm location: Two Rivers, WIFeatured plant: Freshs fruits and vegetables including strawberries, sweet corn, peas-in-the-pod and carrots, as well as our pumpkin patch.Facts and history of the farm: Wilfert Farms has been around since 1876, and has transitioned from a traditional … Read More

Chat with the Farmer Features Young Farms

May 8, 2020By JessicaChat With A Farmer

Farm: Young Farms Farmers Name: Bill & Ann Young, CJ Young, Dylan Young, Lyle Young Farm Location: Berlin, WI Farm Location: Berlin, WI Featured Animal: Crops; Primarily Corn and Soybeans Facts about the Farm: *The farm was started in the early 1900s and is currently in its 5th generation. *Lyle Young is currently 88 years … Read More

Farm Wisconsin to host Drive-Thru Barnyard

May 6, 2020By JessicaEvents

MANITOWOC, WI—Farm Wisconsin Discovery Center will open its parking lots for a special Mother’s Day Drive-Thru Barnyard experience 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, May 10. The event will feature traditional farm animals like calves, goats, horses, pigs and chickens, as well as machinery used on the farm. Guests are asked to enter Farm Wisconsin … Read More

Chat with the Farmer Features Sundance Farms

May 1, 2020By JessicaChat With A Farmer

  Farm: Sundance Farms Farmers Name: Ali Kuhn Farm Location: Plymouth, WI Featured Animal: Show and Pleasure Horses Facts about the Farm: The farm is currently owned by my parents, Steve and Kelly Mahloch since 1991. It has grown with many changes through the years and is currently a large 100 acre equestrian facility.  We … Read More

Chat with the Farmer Features Keel Showpigs

April 24, 2020By JessicaChat With A Farmer, Events

Farmers Name: Keel Showpigs Featured Animal: Pigs Facts about the Farm: The farm has been in the family since the early 1900’s. We are the 5th generation continuing the hog business. My great-great grandfather, Eli Keel, bought it as a homestead for his oldest son William. Eli was a significant figure in his local community. … Read More