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Hanson, Nelson families honored for Century Farm

The Sandra Hanson and Brian Nelson families of Ellsworth.

The Sandra Hanson and Brian Nelson families of Ellsworth were honored at the 2011 Wisconsin State Fair for their Century Farm.

The program began in 1948, as part of Wisconsin's Centennial Celebration, a 23-day Wisconsin State Fair. The program honors families who have had continuous ownership of their Wisconsin farm or home for 100 years or more.

On Aug. 9 at the Wisconsin State Fair, Hillshire Farm recognized 138 such families. Over 8,580 Century Farms and Homes have been honored since the start of the program.

For more information, contact Jill Albanese at 414/777-0580.