The Ode family is celebrating June Dairy Month by hosting an open house on their farm, Royalwood Dairy near Brandon, on Saturday, June 14 from 9:00am to 1:00pm. The free, family-friendly event will provide guests with an opportunity to see first-hand where the dairy products they enjoy get their start.

South Dakota Farm Families is hosting the event along with the Ode family. Visitors can participate in guided tours of the dairy and learn more about dairy farming and how milk gets from the farm to the store.

Children’s entertainer, Phil Baker will provide entertainment for kids visiting the dairy at 10:30am and 11:30am.

Rebecca Christman, Outreach director for Ag United tells us,

We appreciate the Ode family’s willingness to open up their farm to their neighbors and folks from the surrounding communities. It is a great opportunity for people to see firsthand how committed South Dakota Dairy farmers are to their cows and the environment.

Royalwood Dairy is located 5 miles south of Brandon on SD Hwy 11 and 1/2 mile east on 266th Street. From Sioux Falls Follow East 10th Street out of Sioux Falls on Hwy 42, turn left on to  Hwy 11 for ¼ mile, then go east ½ mile on 266th Street.