Gage Balkema competes in the Baby Crawl Competition, July 24, 1999. Photo: Wendy Sinicki
National Baby Food Festival
This event is held the third week in July in
Fremont, home to the Gerber Products Company and known as the
baby food capital of the world. Family fun is the festival
theme, with unusual events such as a baby crawl and baby food
cook-off to keep participants smiling. Other attractions
include carnival rides and nationally-known musical
Originally submitted by: Peter Hoekstra, Representative (2nd District).
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