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Take a walk thru on the dairy farm

Take a walk thru on the dairy farm

Walk thru event being held Aug. 7

Reading Time: < 1 minute It’s too soon to hold Breakfast on the Dairy Farm again. But a version of it — Walk thru on the Dairy Farm — is being held on Aug. 7 at Happy Cow Dairy in Red Deer County.  “Organizers have worked with Alberta Health Services to follow all COVID-19 safety protocols while still offering a […] Read more

On barn tours, like this one at Glen Park Holsteins near Leduc last August, 
visitors can learn about things such as what cows are fed.

Breakfast on the Dairy Farm serves up another helping

Three more farms are hosting the popular event this year, which remains driven by volunteers

Reading Time: 2 minutes The idea was born — fittingly enough — around a kitchen table. And seven years on, the popularity of Breakfast on the Dairy Farm just keeps on growing. The first edition of the event, an idea hatched by some members of East Olds Dairy Farmers group during a kitchen conversation in 2012, attracted 348 people. […] Read more


Every table had a view

Every table had a view

Reading Time: < 1 minute Airport Dairy near Fort Macleod drew a big crowd when it hosted a Breakfast on the Dairy Farm on Aug. 11. The event was created in 2013 by a group of dairy producers in central Alberta with the goal of giving people who have no connection with farming the opportunity to learn about where their […] Read more

There were real cows too!

There were real cows too!

Reading Time: < 1 minute The first Breakfast on the Dairy Farm event of the season drew more than 700 people to the Van der Gun Dairy on June 23. In addition to a free breakfast, there was a bouncy house, face painting, a petting zoo, and barn tours. There are two more Breakfast on the Dairy Farm events this […] Read more