Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association

Wisconsin Potato Growers Send 80,000 tons of Spuds to Sandy-stricken Areas

November 22nd, 2012 | Filed under: News

Superstorm Sandy has destroyed the homes and towns of thousands and thousands of people on the East Coast. In an effort to provide some relief this holiday season, Wisconsin potato growers have sent 80,000 tons of taters to City Harvest, an organization that has distributed…

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Eight Great Reasons to Eat Wisconsin Potatoes

November 5th, 2012 | Filed under: Health & Nutrition

Tara Gidus, blogger for Eat Better America, has eight very convincing reasons to make potatoes a part of your healthy lifestyle. Potatoes are high in antioxidants. Potatoes contain a complex carbohydrate — resistant starch — that can help “good” bacteria growth in your large intestine.…

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Harvest the Goodness with Wisconsin Potatoes

October 29th, 2012 | Filed under: Recipes

It’s potato harvest time in Wisconsin! Enjoy the bounties of fall with this incredible recipe — Roasted Vegetables with Butter and Herbs, featuring red potatoes, Yukon golden potatoes, broccoli and cauliflower. Get ready for autumn with these great links: Something for the kids! Share this…

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Don’t Just Eat Your Potatoes — Repurpose Them

October 29th, 2012 | Filed under: Parents

Love to eat potatoes? Of course you do. But there’s more you can do with potatoes — beyond serving them at mealtimes. Two recent posts on Huffingtonpost.com share some interesting “how-to-repurpose-potatoes” ideas. According to the articles, you can use potatoes to remove minerals stains from…

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Enjoy Chili and Potatoes

October 18th, 2012 | Filed under: Cooking, Recipes

Potatoes are one of America’s favorite comfort foods and when you combine them with chili? The results can be spectacular. Enjoy this selection of Wisconsin potatoes and chili recipes — perfect for the cool months ahead. Chili-topped baked potatoes Chili Beef Cornbread Cups Chili Buffaloaf…

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Ron Mach

October 15th, 2012 | Filed under: Growing Vegetables

If you ask Ron Mach, President and Farm Manager of Mach’s Sunny Acres, Inc., about advances in agriculture he can certainly provide you with plenty of perspective. After all, the Mach’s family farm has been around since 1882 and the Mach family has passed along…

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Plant Potatoes in Fall

October 10th, 2012 | Filed under: Growing Vegetables

What?! Planting potatoes in the fall? Yes, indeed. For regions like Wisconsin where spring can be short and summer can quickly get hot and dry, planting potatoes in the fall just might be a better option. Think about those “volunteer” potato sprouts you see in…

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Grab those Fall Veggies and Run to the Kitchen

October 8th, 2012 | Filed under: Cooking, Recipes

It’s harvest time! Potatoes, squash, cabbage, rutabaga, turnips — yum! As the temperatures drop and the summer skies give way to some gray, autumnal days, these fall veggies can bring some comfort in the form of stews, soups, casseroles and tarts. Here are some delicious…

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