Abigail Martin Joins Farm Wisconsin

November 19, 2020By JessicaFarm Wisconsin News

Former Alice in Dairyland Joins Farm Wisconsin Discovery Center MANITOWOC, WI –Abigail Martin, who served as Wisconsin’s 72nd Alice in Dairyland, has joined Farm Wisconsin Discovery Center in Manitowoc as program manager. In this role, Martin will support Farm Wisconsin’s educational mission, bringing new, creative programs and activities to the Farm Wisconsin experience. “Abigail’s experience as … 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 Welcomes Grandparents Free

September 2, 2020By JessicaUncategorized

Manitowoc, WI – Farm Wisconsin Discovery Center invites grandparents to discover the world of Wisconsin Agriculture. Grandparents will get in free all weekend, September 11th-13th when accompanied by a paid admission—including grandchildren. With exhibits, a birthing barn, a virtual farm tour, Farm House Store, and Ice Cream Acres a visit provides robust entertainment and education. … Read More

Farm Wisconsin Welcomes 4-H Members Free

July 23, 2020By JessicaUncategorized

MANITOWOC, WI (July 22, 2020): State and county fair cancellations might have dampened the plans of many active 4-H youth this summer, but Farm Wisconsin Discovery Center hopes to provide a silver lining. The center welcomes all active youth 4-H members with free admission August 7 through Labor Day, and also invites any interested exhibitors … 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

Farm Wisconsin to Open Doors June 5

June 3, 2020By JessicaFarm Wisconsin News

MANITOWOC, WI (May 28, 2020): Farm Wisconsin Discovery Center will reopen its doors Friday, June 5, and will follow a Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. schedule for general public admissions. The center will also maintain weekday availability for groups making advance reservations. “We are excited to welcome guests back to Farm … 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

Farm Wisconsin Launches At-Home Activities Page

May 14, 2020By JessicaFarm Wisconsin News

Farm Wisconsin Discovery Center would normally host dozens of school field trips each month, but with the COVID-19 protections in place and field trips canceled for the foreseeable future, the center has been generating online content for teachers and parents. The online activities page can be found at www.FarmWisconsin.org/Explore and features book readings, experiments, videos … 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