Farm Wisconsin moves free Little Sprouts program to Thursdays

The Farm Wisconsin Discovery Center will be offering Little Sprouts on the third Thursday of every month. The free program, which includes agriculture-connected storytelling, songs and activities, is perfect for babies, toddlers and preschoolers along with their parent/caregiver.

Little Sprouts will have its first event of 2020 on Thursday February 20th starting at 10am and will take place in the theater in the Discovery Center. Little Sprouts visitors can additionally take advantage of Farm Wisconsin Discovery Center’s activities, exhibits and Land O’Lakes Birthing Barn after Little Sprouts by purchasing admission to the center. Kids 3 and younger are free.

The Wisconsin Café will offer Little Sprouts breakfast specials for the kids starting at $5 on days of Little Sprouts program. This will include special clown pancakes, bacon, tator tots, vegetables and of course sprouts.

“Little Sprouts has been a popular activity for young families to expose little ones to agricultural topics and socialize with others,” says Patty Lehn, Farm Wisconsin’s executive director. “We just moved the program from Tuesdays to Thursdays, so families can take advantage of local library programming, too.”

Farm Wisconsin also offers memberships with unlimited visits throughout the year and other benefits. Membership costs range from $40 for an individual, $60 for a dual membership or $80 for families and grandparents.

Little Sprouts will take place from 10:00-11:00 on the following dates in 2020:

Thursday February 20th

Thursday March 19th

Thursday April 16th

Thursday May 21st

Thursday June 18th

Thursday July 16th

Thursday August 20th

Thursday September 17th

Thursday October 15th

Thursday November 19th

Thursday December 17th

Farm Wisconsin Discovery Center is open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., seven days per week. The Wisconsin Café located inside the center is open for breakfast and lunch 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Access to the Wisconsin Café and the center’s country store are free and independent of admission to the discovery center.

Farm Wisconsin Discovery Center:

The Farm Wisconsin Discovery Center is a state-of-the-art, interactive agricultural education center located in Manitowoc County. Farm Wisconsin connects visitors’ curiosity to the wonder of Wisconsin farming and provides guests with a better understanding of their food sources and their importance. 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. The center was named to Time for Kids’ World’s 50 Coolest Places of 2019.

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