Military Day at the Farm

DAV Teams up with local farm to host Military Appreciation Family Day at the Farm

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The Disabled American Veterans of Minnesota (DAV of MN) is excited to announce the second annual “Military Appreciation Family Day at the Farm”. This will be a day set aside to thank our Disabled American Veterans, who continue to sacrifice past their days of active service and a family day for all military in our community.  Military members (Active Duty, Reservists/National Guard, Retired) and their families are invited to come, as well as the general public. 

The event will take place on a private farm that has volunteered to open up their property for a delightful day of great food, encouraging speakers, live music, hay wagon rides, an obstacle course for the kids and up-close views of their farm animals.

Date: Saturday, September 18, 2021, from 10am – 4pm.

Gates open at 9:30am

Location: Sutton Ridge Farm, 1500 West 200th Street, Jordan, MN 55352

Cost: Military members-free, military member families $7, general public $14, children 5 and under are free.

Jennifer Jensen, Farmer, owner & operator of Sutton Ridge Farm states, “We, along with our community, are seeking to be a blessing to our military veterans and thank them with a day of honor and enjoyment.”

Our goals for this year’s event include:

  • Support the families of our troops and all Veterans
  • Present available resources for Veterans
  • Display and promote patriotism in our community
  • Increase public awareness of the DAV of MN, its mission, and the function of the DAV
  • Thank the men and women who are or have served in our military
  • Be a place where veterans can connect & foster relationships with others who served our country

Hear speakers from: WWII, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, Desert Storm, and the Global War on Terrorism

Flag raising ceremony by the Jordan Vet’s Color Guard

Live music on stage- performances by International Jazz artist, Johnny Holliday and Willie

Hay wagon rides

Boot Camp for the Kids- compete in a 60 foot-long obstacle course with a inflatable climbing wall

Service dogs welcome-enjoy a doggie treat at the Service Dog tent

Free concessions

Catering by Mr. Pig Stuff (BBQ pork and chicken)

Farm activities: sheep shearing, cow milking, woodturning, corn shelling

Interactive World Military map

Local vendors

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