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41st Annual Farm Picnic

August 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm CDT

Commissioner of Agriculture Thom Petersen and Dr. Ken Engelhart, retired VA physician/section chief with Health Care for All Minnesota, will address the availability of zero-interest disaster recovery loans, veterans care and remedies for Minnesota’s rural health care crisis at the 41st Annual Farm Picnic at 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 21 at Pierz Park, Pierz. Come early to visit with Dr. Engelhart on veterans’ concerns over maintaining VA’s unique quality of care required by vets.

Morrison County Farmers Union and Minnesota COACT co-sponsor the Farm Picnic which annually celebrates family farms and main street businesses as pillars of our rural economy.

Serving of the traditional country dinner of ham, sweet corn and potato salad begins at 1 p.m.  Minnesota Farmers Union is providing the ham, and the Franciscan Sisters of Little Falls are offering the potato salad, fresh-baked bread and garden vegetables.  Morrison County Dairy Princesses will serve milk and ice cream.

Free tickets, compliments of local businesses, are available at businesses displaying Farm Picnic posters and will be available, free, at the picnic.

Details

Date:
August 21
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm CDT
Event Category:

Organizer

Don Pylkkanen
Phone:
(651) 646-0900

Venue

Pierz Park
603 Park Ave
Pierz, MN 56364 United States
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Details

Date:
August 21
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm CDT
Event Category:

Organizer

Don Pylkkanen
Phone:
(651) 646-0900

Venue

Pierz Park
603 Park Ave
Pierz, MN 56364 United States
+ Google Map