100-year-old Karppinen farm officially earns century status
The Karppinen farm in rural Frazee was among 215 Minnesota agricultural properties recently recognized as 2014 century farms by the Minnesota Farm Bureau and Minnesota State Fair.
Qualifying farms have been in continuous family ownership for at least 100 years and are 50 acres or more.
The Karppinen property, originally purchsaed by the family in 1913, was the only century farm listed in Becker County.
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