Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association

2015 Fat Bob Harley-Davidson Giveaway

January 29th, 2016 | Filed under: Community Outreach, News

Spread the Word! WPVGA is giving away a 2015 Fat Bob Harley Davidson to the retail store with the best and most creative Wisconsin Potato display during the month of October 2016! The motorcycle will be decked out in the Powered by Wisconsin Potatoes logo and…

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Whatever your new year, remember it’s a new year

December 24th, 2014 | Filed under: Community Outreach, Feeding Your Family

In the next short while, we’ll be celebrating the new year. Maybe you’ll be glued to your television set watching one of five college football bowl games, which could consume as much as 11 hours of your day – and evening. Perhaps that’s not your…

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Here’s an assumption – take it easy on holiday consumption

November 26th, 2014 | Filed under: Feeding Your Family, Health & Nutrition, Recipes

Eating too much during the holidays is a well-documented fact. It is purported that the average American will gain one or two pounds from Thanksgiving through the New Year. That doesn’t sound like much unless, of course, you do it every year. Then it can…

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Make it a make-ahead Thanksgiving

November 13th, 2014 | Filed under: Feeding Your Family, News

Let’s face it, preparing for a Thanksgiving meal is a lot of work. For some, it can be downright stressful, but it doesn’t need to be. Much of the stress of getting ready for Thanksgiving can be alleviated by following these tips: Don’t procrastinate –…

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Going beyond potato salad

October 30th, 2014 | Filed under: Feeding Your Family

Well, by now you’ve probably heard it, but if you haven’t, here’s the digested, pun intended, story about it. A few months ago on Kickstarter, the crowdfunding website for entrepreneurs, a fellow named Zach Brown from Ohio was looking to raise investment capital for making…

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Watch for the Wisconsin Spudmobile® as it Travels Across the Badger State

October 22nd, 2014 | Filed under: Press Releases

For Immediate Release: Contact: Dana Rady at 715-623-7683 (Antigo, WI – October 15, 2014) This is one hot potato! The Wisconsin Spudmobile® is on the road and towing the mark! This mobile education unit is a long-time vision of the Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association…

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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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