Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association

Celebrate Earth Day All Week Long

April 22nd, 2013 | Filed under: News, Sustainable Farming

In honor of Earth Day, we’re sharing interesting factoids all week long about Wisconsin potato growers. As farmers, we’re stewards of the land — we understand the value of protecting our resources for future generations. It’s so important to us that we established the Wisconsin…

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Spring is the Season for Artichokes and Wisconsin Potatoes

April 8th, 2013 | Filed under: Cooking, Health & Nutrition, Recipes

Spring is the season of artichokes! Pair this delicious veggie with Wisconsin potatoes for a powerful, nutritional boost. Both artichokes and Wisconsin potatoes are a great source of fiber that helps keep your gastrointestinal tract in check. Artichokes are a great source of vitamin C,…

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Avocados and Wisconsin Potato Recipes

April 5th, 2013 | Filed under: Cooking, Health & Nutrition, Recipes

Did you know that spring marks the start of the avocado season? Avocados are a great source of nearly 20 essential nutrients, including fiber, potassium, Vitamin E, B-vitamins and folic acid. Avocados also act as a “nutrient booster” — enabling the body to absorb more…

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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo Recipe Contest

April 1st, 2013 | Filed under: News

Potatoes are one of the most versatile vegetables on the planet. They’re also fat, gluten and sodium free, low in calories and rich in fiber, potassium and calcium — cause for celebration! This year, celebrate Cinco de Mayo with an adventurous recipe that blends a Wisconsin…

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Wisconsin Potato and Spring Vegetables Recipes

March 20th, 2013 | Filed under: Cooking, Health & Nutrition, Recipes

Happy First Day of Spring! Depending on where you live, it may still look like winter outside of your window. We have a way you can bring a taste of spring inside — delicious recipes featuring Wisconsin potatoes and spring vegetables. But first, let’s start…

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Football Party Snacks

February 1st, 2013 | Filed under: Recipes

Ready for the Big Game this Sunday? We’ve put together a collection of football party snacks featuring — of course — potatoes! At only 110 calories (for a medium spud), rich in potassium, calcium and fiber and free of cholesterol, gluten and fat — potatoes…

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How Can You Encourage Your Kids to Eat Their Veggies?

January 28th, 2013 | Filed under: Health & Nutrition, Parents, Recipes

Meal time can often be challenging. You want your children to eat their veggies and they just want to push them around on their plates. There’s hope. One our favorite resources is the Meal Makeover Moms. Their mission? Helping you provide “healthy meals with kid…

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Eat Heart Smart

January 28th, 2013 | Filed under: Cooking, Health & Nutrition, Recipes

Potatoes are a heart healthy food choice — they’re free of cholesterol, fat and sodium. They’re also a great source of fiber. So when we saw Cooking Light’s list of eight  cholesterol-lowering foods, we took note. On that list was black beans — a great…

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