Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association

Let’s get deeply rooted in root vegetables

October 16th, 2014 | Filed under: Feeding Your Family, Health & Nutrition, Recipes

Marcus Samuelsson, the famed New York chef, loves his root vegetables. In fact, five of his favorites are parsnips, turnips, beets, sweet potatoes and jicama, yes jicama. These are a staple on his menu, particularly in the cold weather months. Like many great chefs, Marcus…

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Interview with Mike Gatz of Bushmans’ Inc.

September 26th, 2014 | Filed under: Spudmobile

by Tamas Houlihan, Managing Editor of the Badger Common’Tater When the Spudmobile was launched on August 12, 2014 at Farm Technology Days in Stevens Point, no one was happier or more proud than Michael Gatz. Gatz has served as Chairman of the WPVGA Promotions Committee for…

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Wisconsin Spudmobile® Hits the Road

September 25th, 2014 | Filed under: Spudmobile

The Wisconsin Spudmobile® is on the road. This mobile education unit developed by the Wisconsin Potato &Vegetable Growers Association (WPVGA) made its debut appearance at Farm Technology Days in Stevens Point, August 12-14.  A press conference and ribbon cutting ceremony was held on August 13…

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The latest food trends are here, right here.

September 23rd, 2014 | Filed under: Feeding Your Family

Food Trends

Well, this is certainly interesting. In a recent report from Forbes Magazine, they named the top 12 food trends for 2014 after naming cupcakes, sriracha and pretzel buns top trends in 2013

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Tips for feeding your family on a $100 per week budget – Part 1

September 23rd, 2014 | Filed under: Feeding Your Family

Food on a budget

The first five of ten helpful tips on how to feed your family quality food for $100 per week.

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The family that dines together, shines together

August 10th, 2014 | Filed under: Feeding Your Family

The results are in and they’re conclusive. Very conclusive. If you don’t think dining together as a family is important, think again.

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Of food, words and fun.

July 25th, 2014 | Filed under: Recipes

Image of mashed potatoes with gravy

There’s no shortage of food phrases and idioms in this world. In fact, they’re downright fun to discuss and research their origin.

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Fifth Generation Farm Continues Trend of Excellence Across Decades

July 17th, 2014 | Filed under: News, Sustainable Farming

Image of potato field

Owning and operating a farm takes a lot of time and patience, but it also provides significant memories.

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