Nimtz Dairy Hosts First Dairy Breakfast of the Year

The much-anticipated start to Wisconsin’s dairy breakfast season begins this Saturday, May 25. The state’s very first dairy breakfast of the year will be hosted by Nimtz Dairy Farm in Monticello. This family-friendly event promises a delightful morning filled with delicious food, educational activities, and also a glimpse into life on a working dairy farm.

Nimtz Dairy Farm, operated by Jeff Nimtz and his family, has been a cornerstone of the local community for 33 years. Jeff and his wife have dedicated over 40 years to farming, cultivating 194 acres to produce feed for their livestock, including cows and replacement heifers. Their farm features diverse crops such as alfalfa, corn, oats, and rye, ensuring a sustainable and self-sufficient operation.

Reflecting on the farm’s journey, Jeff shared, “We’ve seen a lot of changes and improvements in agriculture over the years, from crop management to livestock care. It’s all about saving the soil for the next generation and maintaining excellence in our cattle.”

Event Highlights

Date & Time: Saturday, May 25, 2024, from 6:00 AM to 10:00 AM

Location: Nimtz Dairy Farm, Monticello, WI – W7497 Farmers Grove Road Monticello

Admission: $10 for adults, $5 for children (ages 5-10), kids 4 and under are free

Guests at the breakfast can look forward to a hearty menu featuring scrambled eggs, sausage, applesauce, coffee cake, locally sourced cheeses, and of course, ice cream. These tasty offerings highlight the best of Green County’s dairy products, sourced from 13 local cheese plants.

Additional Entertainment

In addition to the breakfast, the event will feature:

Small Animal Displays: Perfect for children to interact with baby chicks, puppies, and other small animals.

Tractor Displays: Antique and half-sized tractors will be on display for farming enthusiasts.

Live Music and Crafts: Enjoy live performances and explore various crafts made by local artisans.

Jeff Nimtz explained the significance of hosting the breakfast, “It’s a community effort that brings producers and consumers together. Educating the public about where their food comes from is a win-win situation.”

This year marks the second time Nimtz Dairy Farm has hosted this event, the first being 25 years ago. The family is excited to welcome an estimated 4,000 attendees, with preparations in full swing despite recent storm damage.

The Nimtz family, spanning four generations, will be on hand to meet and greet guests, ensuring a memorable experience for all. “We want to give everyone a good impression of farm life and the importance of dairy farming in our community,” said Jeff.