Breakfast on the Farm event showcased at American Farm Bureau Federation convention

“Breakfast on the Farm” was one of 24 national “County Activities of Excellence” (CAE) award recipients at this year’s American Farm Bureau Federation’s Annual Convention and IDEAg Trade Show in Orlando, Fla., this January.

Breakfast on the Farm, a collaborative effort between the Fulton County Farm Bureau, Ohio State University Extension and Soil and Water Conservation District hosted over 3,000 guests and 300 volunteers at Sandland Farms, Inc., for an educational, hands-on farm tour in Swanton in June 2015.

The coordinating entities were invited to display information about the event at the conference. Eric Richer of OSU Extension noted that many of the convention attendees stopped by the booth to ask how the event was coordinated, who the target audience was and what the impact outcomes were.

Thanks to Sandland Farms, the sponsors, the planning committee and all the volunteers for making Breakfast on the Farm possible!

Pictured above: Breakfast on the Farm representatives receive the “Activities of Excellence” award from AFBF. Pictured left to right: Eric Richer (OSU Extension), Amanda Podach (SWCD), Hal Brehm (Sandland Farms), Bob Stallman (AFBF president), Roy Norman (Farm Bureau), Sara Brehm (Sandland Farms) and Mark Ballmer (Farm Bureau Board member).