Cows, Creamery and the Cooperage
Date: July 12
Time: 8a.m. – 4p.m.
Location: Menahga/Park Rapids
Minnesota agriculture is filled with unique and diverse businesses throughout the state. This tour will feature a couple unique family owned and operated stops and lunch from a local favorite that prides themselves on handcrafting fresh foods to make people feel good. We will also have time to share our favorite classroom activities and all the resources Minnesota Agriculture in the Classroom has to offer.
Tour stops to include:
- Ten Finns Dairy- A fifth-generation Finnish dairy farm in northern Minnesota is exclusively breeding an A2 herd and preparing A2 milk for sale in their on farm creamery. They are Minnesota’s first A2 exclusive herd. You can find their milk throughout the state as whole milk, 2% and chocolate.
- Black Swan Cooperage- A father-daughter team located in the heart of the Northwoods creating barrels in a variety of sizes. Their barrels are handcrafted from the finest American White Oak. The Black Swan team prides themselves on the knowledge of wood and passing that along to the distilleries and breweries they work with to help them achieve consistent and unique products.
Bus transportation, lunch and snacks included.