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

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

Farm Wisconsin visit to Einstein Expo

April 27, 2020By JessicaFarm Wisconsin News

Farm Wisconsin has been open for more than a year and a half, and before we closed to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, we were growing our STEM programming and were planning some fun activities. Thankfully, before the temporary closure, I was able to attend Einstein Expo, put on by the Einstein Project at … 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

Chat with the Farmer Features Jazzy Jerseys

April 20, 2020By JessicaChat With A Farmer, Events

Farmers Name: Jazzy Jerseys, Sydney Endres Featured Animal: Jersey Cows Facts about the Farm: Jazzy Jerseys is a family-owned farm in Lodi, WI. My dad Dave started this farm in 1994, and now both of my brothers, Vinny and Mitchell are full time on the farm as well. We have 10 other full-time team members … Read More

Chat with the Farmer features Wetenkamp Farms

April 10, 2020By JessicaChat With A Farmer, Events

Farmers Name: Rick Wetenkamp, Eric Wetenkamp, and Landon Wetenkamp Featured Animal: Registered Black and Red Angus Beef Facts about the Farm: Wetenkamp Farms was established in 1993 by Rick Wetenkamp. The family started as a small cow calf operation utilizing a grazing system. Operating as a true family farm, Rick expanded the business with his … Read More