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Wisconsin Farm Life On Display at the Chippewa Valley Museum

learn and explore more about local farmers with this fresh new series

Rebecca Mennecke, photos by Andrea Paulseth |

SUNNY AT SUNBOW. Sunbow Farms just outside Eau Claire is one of many local farms to participate.
SUNNY AT SUNBOW. Sunbow Farms just outside Eau Claire is one of many local farms to participate in the Chippewa Valley Museum's new Farm Life Harvest series beginning this October.

UPDATE: The Chippewa Valley Museum has announced that all the Farm Life Harvest events will be held virtually because of rising COVID-19 numbers in the community. Learn more details about how the events will change on their Facebook page.


Nothing says autumn and harvest time quite like the new Farm Life Harvest series hitting the Chippewa Valley Museum this October. With farm-inspired activities, games, presenters, exhibit visits, food, cash bars, and online auctions, this fundraiser is sure to be a hit. “Everybody will get a chance to talk with farmers, learn, and explore,” said Rachel Meyer, the Chippewa Valley Museum Development Manager in a press release.

 

... The perfect opportunity to bring to life the past, present, and future ...

Carrie Ronnander

Chippewa Valley Museum

On Oct. 9 from 6-9pm, there will be an event on sustainability with Sunbow Farms, the Wisconsin Farmers Union, and Just Local Food Co-Op. On Oct. 16 from 6-9pm, you can learn about traditions in farming from the sixth generation owners of Connell’s Apple Orchard, and learn about Hmong farming traditions and wild ricing. On Oct. 17 from 4-7pm, learn how to prepare the future generation of farmers with presentations by Bloomer FFA, Chippewa County 4-H clubs, and the Wisconsin Farmers Union. There are also virtual-only options.

“This small event series is the perfect opportunity to bring to life the past, present, and future of Farm Life in the Chippewa Valley,” said museum director Carrie Ronnander in a press release.

More details and ticket information is available at www.cvmuseum.com.