BRANDON, SD – The Ode family is celebrating June Dairy Month by hosting the 14th Breakfast on the Farm at Royalwood Dairy near Brandon, on Saturday, June 19 from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. The free, family-friendly event will provide guests with an opportunity to see firsthand where the dairy products they enjoy get their start. The open house event has become a tradition for the Ode family, as well as many families in the Brandon and Sioux Falls metro areas.
Visitors can participate in guided tours of the dairy to learn more about dairy farming and how milk gets from the farm to the store. Enjoy free pancakes and delicious dairy treats. Listen to children’s entertainer, Phil Baker provide entertainment for kids at 10:30am and 11:30am. Kids can make crafts as a part of Hood Magazine’s Make N’ Take activity, jump in a bouncy combine and participate in other family friendly activities.
Since 2008 the Ode family has hosted an open house at their dairy every June in celebration of Dairy Month. “We appreciate the Ode family’s willingness to open up their farm to their neighbors and folks from the surrounding communities,” said Heidi Zwinger, Outreach Director for Ag United. “It is a great opportunity for people to see firsthand how committed South Dakota dairy farmers are to their cows and the environment,” added Zwinger.
Royalwood Dairy is located south of Brandon, 48176 266th St. Brandon, SD 57005. Parking for the event will be located 1 mile east of the dairy. Look for the signs. Shuttle busses will be running continuously from the parking lot to the farm. Follow South Dakota Farm Families on Facebook for more details.
The event is sponsored in part by Undeniably Dairy, South Dakota Farm Families and Prairie Farms.
— South Dakota Farm Families/Ag United for South Dakota
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