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Mashed peas and blueberry buckle: Gerber’s hometown to host National Baby Food Festival

Jul 17, 2018

The baby food eating contest is one of the most popular events at the National Baby Food Festival in Fremont, Michigan.
Credit Sydney Baird

We've been capturing quirky summer festivals around Michigan.

One festival that fits the bill is the 28th National Baby Food Festival in Fremont, Michigan, where Gerber has been making baby food in since 1928.

Sydney Baird, the co-coordinator of the National Baby Food Festival, joined Stateside to talk about the upcoming festival.

To hear more about the origin story of the National Baby Food Festival, and what's happening this weekend, listen above.

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