The 19th Breakfast on the Farm (BOTF) will be held at Kasin Farms near Hawley this Saturday, June 1 from 7 a.m. to 12 noon.
The 65th Princess Kay of the Milky Way, Rebekka Paskewitz, will be making an appearance at the event, to kick off June Dairy Month.
Princess Kay serves as the Minnesota dairy community's goodwill ambassador. Throughout the year, Princess Kay helps people understand the dedication of dairy farmers to wholesome and nutritious food, and the way milk is produced.
Princess Kay does many school presentations, represents dairy farmers at the Fuel Up To Play 60 events that are held in conjunction with the Minnesota Vikings, and is very active during June Dairy Month sharing the importance of dairy farming and dairy foods.
Paskewitz grew up in Browerville, Minn., working on several dairy farms, including her uncles' farms. She finds joy in sharing the story and future of dairy with others through community outreach and media platforms.
Paskewitz is a junior at South Dakota State University, studying Agricultural Education with minors in Animal Science and Social Media. At school she is very involved with the College of Agricultural, Food, and Environmental Sciences Prexy Council, Sigma Alpha Sorority, Little International, Collegiate Farm Bureau, and Dairy Club. She also enjoys showing and raising cattle, mentoring youth in 4-H and FFA, road trips, hunting, fishing, tractor pulls, and watching the Vikings with her dad.
Breakfast on the Farm will be held at Kasin Farms, located just south of Hawley on Highway 31. Roads will be marked.
This event will serve as the kickoff for Hawley's 60th Annual Rodeo Fest week, culminating in two rodeo performances on June 7-8 at 7 p.m. For more information please visit https://hawley.govoffice.com and click on the "Rodeo Fest" link on the left hand side of the page.