Outagamie farm breakfast promises lots of activities

Ray Mueller

SHIOCTON – When the Outagamie County Dairy Promotion committee holds its 31st annual breakfast on the farm, attendees can take part in many other activities in addition to enjoying the meal.

The event will held from 8 a.m. to noon, Sunday, June 11, at the Voight Acres farm, N4405 Rexford Road in the northern part of the county.

Dairy farms across the state are holding breakfast on the farm events for June Dairy Month.

The farm with 360 crop acres and 475 dairy cattle is operated by the Voight family – Steve and Sue, Mitch and Amanda, and Tim.

Activities start at 7:15 am with a Lutheran church service, followed by the dairy breakfast consisting of an egg omelet, hash browns, breakfast ham, Wisconsin cheeses, cinnamon rolls, milk, and ice cream.

On site, the breakfast prices are $7 for adults, $4 for children age 5 to 10, and free for under age 5.

For tickets purchased in advance, there is a $1 discount for adults. Check Facebook or the website for the locations and times to buy advance tickets.

Other activities during the morning will be a pedal tractor pull at 10:30 a.m., children's attractions such as face painting, inflatables, and Addie the life-size fiberglass Ayrshire cow, live music by Starfire, a petting zoo, farm tours, wagon rides, an antique tractor display, and introduction of the county's new Fairest of the Fair.

The county's dairy promotion board enjoys the support of dozens of sponsors who are being recognized in star, gold, silver, and bronze categories.

Persons willing to volunteer at the event should call Kelly at (920) 378-4744.