On Wednesday, April 4, 2012, hams and additional food items donated by Watonwan County Farm Bureau were carefully packed for 42 Watonwan County Food Shelf Easter Baskets by Deb Schmillen, head of the county Food Shelf and volunteers.
“Donations help us complete these Food Baskets without depleting our Food Shelf supplies.”
said Schmillen. “It is a tremendous assistance. These hams and food items are promoting Watonwan Farmers CARE (Animals, environment, food, and family)
In addition, the Watonwan County Farm Bureau wants the consumer to know that their food was raised safely and humanely through the Watonwan County Farm Bureau’s 2012 Ag Promotion Program.
“Food safety promotional items from Minnesota Pork Producers were also included in each basket,” Stated Matt Wolle, Watonwan County Farm Bureau Director.