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Hundreds flock to farm breakfast

Fewer than 5 percent of the U.S. population make their livelihood in agriculture.

When an urban family gets into their car to go out to the country and meet a family that makes a living farming, it can be unforgettable. Youngsters marvel at the animals and large-sized equipment and adults deepen their understanding of the food economy.

Duane and Doreen Laveau hosted Breakfast on the Farm Saturday, June 29, at their 65-cow Laveau Grandview Dairy in Wrenshall and treated more than 750 people to a glimpse of where milk, cream, butter, cheese, yogurt, and ice cream come from.

The annual event star...