Irrigation Farm Tour
Wednesday, August 11th at 9:30 AM
Learn more about the technology, conservation and economics behind irrigated farmland. The Irrigators Association of Minnesota, along with Stoney Brook Farms would like to invite you to an irrigation field day this summer where you will see new irrigation technologies and see a showcase of irrigated vegetables. Food industry representatives and vegetable processors will talk about the importance of irrigation when sourcing food for stores.
Please join us! We will meet at Jack and Jim’s Restaurant (11025 Duelm Rd NE, Foley, MN) at 9:30 am to hear from Ag Commissioner Thom Peterson from the state of Minnesota, Mark Koch from Compeer Ag Lending, and Jake Bauerly who served on the Benton County Board as well Food Industry Representatives about irrigated agriculture.
Then, we will travel by motorcoach to see different field operations for vegetables growing at Stoney Brook Farm. It’s a great farm with a lot going on in central Minnesota. Check it out below.
Back at Jack and Jim’s Restaurant by noon and stay for lunch and conversation – ask questions, talk irrigation, meet a farmer!
IAM Summer Farm Tour
Jack and Jim’s Restaurant, 11025 Duelm Rd NE, Foley, MN 56329
Start 9:30 AM, Lunch 12:00 noon
** For more information contact Jake Wildman, IAM President at 320-424-0713
About Stoney Brook Farm
Stoney Brook Farm is a fresh vegetable farm operated by brothers Mark and Brad Chmielewski and their families. They raise sweet corn, asparagus, sugar peas, green beans, squash and pumpkins using irrigation. You might have had thier produce at local Lund’s and Byerlys and Coborns stores.
Learn more at stoneybrookfarms.com