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Autumnwood Farm Hosts 4th Annual Farm City Day

Autumnwood Farm, founded in 1902, is a family owned dairy farm whose milk is produced only by grass-fed cows. This weekend, Autumnwood is hosting their 4th Annual City Farm Day, a fun-looking event whose goal is to "bridge the gap between the consumer and the agricultural community." In my experience, this "gap" is more like a grand canyon, so events like these are much needed. Here are the details, straight from the farm's press release:

Minneapolis, MN, March 27, 2011- Autumnwood Farm would like to extend an invitation to join them for an entertaining family afternoon at Autumnwood Farm (19435 Granada Ave. N., Forest Lake, MN 55025) on June 5th from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Attendees can go on creamery tours and hayrides, see how Autumnwood milk is made, and experience the inner workings of a farm as well as hourly cow milking demonstrations. For the younger kids a barn filled with small farm tools and baby animals will be available.

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Cedar Summit Creamery is About More Than Glass Bottles

There is a steady wet drizzle and a thick coat of fog covering the road as I drive southwest from Minneapolis to Cedar Summit Creamery just outside of New Prague. It is, in other words, the perfect, sloppy, late-winter day to visit a farm.

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