Annual member appreciation breakfast
This breakfast is a way to thank our local members and update them on what Eaton County Farm Bureau has planned for the upcoming year. This event typically occurs in February
Petting zoo and poster contest
In an effort to educate the community on agriculture, each year at the Eaton County Farm we have a petting zoo where children can learn about farm animals. In addition we have an annual poster contest offered in county schools.
2019 Poster Contest Winners - "Maple Sugar from the Sugar House"
Ashlynne Collier, 1st Place K-1st Grade
Lila Nugyen, 2nd Place K-1 Grade
Caden Patterson, 2nd Place K-1 Grade
Camry Cardwell, 1st Place 2nd-3rd Grade
Nina Greenburg, 2nd Place 2nd-3rd Grade
Eleanor Aikman, 3rd Place 2nd-3rd Grade
Community Action Group
Our community action group, the Thornapply Special, meets monthly to discuss key issues affecting agriculture. Contact the county office for more information
County Annual Meeting
The Eaton County Annual Dinner Meeting is held at the end of the membership year in either August or September. We discuss proposed policy resolutions that are then forwarded to Michigan Farm Bureau for consideration at the state annual meeting. The evening is also our opportunity to honor special volunteers for their work and elect the board of directors