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Farm Aid visitors tour Hunger Task Force farm in Franklin

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FRANKLIN, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp and many more artists are bringing Farm Aid back to Wisconsin Saturday.

It will be a day of music at Alpine Valley in East Troy, to raise money to help struggling Wisconsin farmers.

On Friday, some of the groups associated with Farm Aid came to Franklin to tour the Hunger Task Force farm, where they grow some of the food they use to stock their pantries for the needy in the Milwaukee area.

"This place is -- it's something really, really special, it's a beautiful part of the country," said Tim Gibbons of Missouri Rural Crisis Center. "The fact that they are growing local food for limited income people is...it fits perfectly into the mission of all of these groups that are here at Farm Aid."

Hunger Task Force will be at Farm Aid Saturday, and they're asking people to bring peanut butter to donate.

The Farm Aid music starts at noon at Alpine Valley. 

For more information on the day's events, click here.

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